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  • Matty Matheson’s Chicken Fried Steak

    Matty Matheson’s Chicken Fried Steak

    We’re thrilled to be partnering with our good friend Matty Matheson on his show Just a Dash. Here’s Matty Matheson’s chicken fried steak recipe from Episode 11.
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  • Matty Matheson’s Chorizo Lasagna

    Matty Matheson’s Chorizo Lasagna

    We’re thrilled to be partnering with our good friend Matty Matheson on his show Just a Dash. Here’s Matty Matheson’s chorizo lasagna recipe from Episode 7.
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  • Matty Matheson’s Cote-de-Boeuf

    Matty Matheson’s Cote-de-Boeuf

    We’re thrilled to be partnering with our good friend Matty Matheson on his show Just a Dash. Here’s Matty Matheson’s cote-de-boeuf and green salad recipe from Episode 4.
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  • Matty Matheson’s Lamb Neck Tacos

    Matty Matheson’s Lamb Neck Tacos

    We’re thrilled to be partnering with our good friend Matty Matheson on his show Just a Dash. Here’s Matty Matheson’s lamb neck taco recipe from Episode 10.
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  • Matty Matheson’s Matty’s Pattys

    Matty Matheson’s Matty’s Pattys

    We’re thrilled to partner on Just A Dash, our good friend Matty Matheson’s show. Here’s Matty’s Pattys recipe from Episode 12.
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  • Matty Matheson’s Pollo Verde

    Matty Matheson’s Pollo Verde

    We’re thrilled to be partnering with our good friend Matty Matheson on his show Just a Dash. Here’s Matty Matheson’s cote-de-boeuf and green salad recipe from Episode 4.
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  • Matty Matheson’s Shepherd’s Pie

    Matty Matheson’s Shepherd’s Pie

    We’re thrilled to be partnering with our good friend Matty Matheson on his show Just a Dash. Here’s Matty Matheson’s shepherd’s pie recipe from Episode 9.
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  • Meat as a Condiment

    Meat as a Condiment

    As we wrote in our book, The Butcher’s Guide to Well-Raised Meat, “Only in modern times do we expect to eat meat three times a day and consider a 20-ounce steak to be an individual portion.” Here are some ideas on how to stretch a steak or a chop. Essentially you want to treat meat as a condiment. 
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  • Meat on a Budget

    Meat on a Budget

    We know what it takes to raise animals well, and why it costs what it does. Good, healthy meat should not be elitist. Here’s how to shop for meat — including these flavorful lamb shoulder chops — on a budget.
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  • Meat on a Budget: Ten Recipes Under $10

    Meat on a Budget: Ten Recipes Under $10

    Well-raised meat is for everyone! If you’re concerned about budget, no matter. We have tips and recipes for you. Start by not eating meat daily and reducing portion size. Next, try these 10 meals for under $10.
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  • Minute Cuts for Minute Meals

    Minute Cuts for Minute Meals

    We’re all busy. But being overscheduled doesn’t have to keep you from eating home-cooked meals and ordering take-out. Minute steaks and stir-fry beef to the rescue.
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  • Mud Season Pork Recipes

    Mud Season Pork Recipes

    As the weather warms and the snow melts, our appetites thaw, too. But we’re still weeks from seasonal local spring vegetables at farmers’ markets. The way to bridge the gap between mud season and asparagus season is to cook pork. It’s an early spring fever hack and it works — trust us.
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  • Pozole! We Love Pozole!

    Pozole! We Love Pozole!

    We recently started cutting picnic shoulder which really brings one thing to mind: pozole. One staff member shared this amazing recipe — and another tried it out.
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  • Quick and Easy Lamb Meatballs

    Quick and Easy Lamb Meatballs

    Anyone who visits the Applestones at home regularly has likely had Jessica’s quick and easy lamb meatballs at least once. Here’s how to make them.
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  • Recipe of the Month: BBQ Pork Butt Sandwiches With Pickled Slaw

    Recipe of the Month: BBQ Pork Butt Sandwiches With Pickled Slaw

    When it comes to cravings, BBQ pulled pork sandwiches are up there. Our recipe of the month calls for warm BBQ sauce and pickled slaw.
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  • Recipe of the Month: Bottom Round Pot Roast

    Recipe of the Month: Bottom Round Pot Roast

    Pot roast is a thing of beauty. Here’s our classic recipe to make with bottom round roast in a slow cooker or the oven. Flavorful, filling, comforting.
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  • Recipe of the Month: Braised Lamb Shanks

    Recipe of the Month: Braised Lamb Shanks

    Lamb shanks are good for a party, great for a potluck, perfect for a night at home. They feel special but not too fancy, and are likely not something you’re already making over and over again on repeat. With onions, mushrooms, and red wine, this deeply flavorful recipe is warming enough to get you through the winter doldrums.
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  • Recipe of the Month: Braised Ribs with Broccoli Salad and Broccoli Puree

    Recipe of the Month: Braised Ribs with Broccoli Salad and Broccoli Puree

    Home » COOK Recipe Yields 4 servings/Time 4.5 hours  We cut beef short ribs into palm-sized cubes, they each contain a little rib bone, and they are fatty in the
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  • Recipe of the Month: Brisket With Stewed Fruit

    Recipe of the Month: Brisket With Stewed Fruit

    There’s a reason brisket is a holiday staple, but it’s not just for the holidays. This recipe — with stewed fruit — is just as perfect for making on the kind of quiet weekend day when you have time on your hands and want leftovers.
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  • Recipe of the Month: Chicken Thighs Confit with Root Vegetable Purée

    Recipe of the Month: Chicken Thighs Confit with Root Vegetable Purée

    Home » COOK Recipe Yields 4 servings/Time 3 hours plus overnight Confit is a French word meaning to preserve. It is a method that involves cooking meat in fat for
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