Slow Cooking…. Comfort Food for Cold Days

Slow Cooking… it’s a term we pretty much all use, right?  But are you doing it right?  It isn’t something you can do with all meats, there are special cuts of meat that are best for slow cooking.  These special cuts need the longer cooking time and in addition, they provide the consistency you want, it doesn’t turn to mush.  Slow cooked meats offset the need for a longer cooking time by, generally, being a cheaper cut of meat and providing the most delicious taste!  They even provide health benefits.

For the best soup cuts, casserole cuts or roasts from Palmdale Butchers, for slowcooking – along with some recipe suggestions, read on.

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Beef Cheeks – how to cook

If you are like me… who had never heard of Beef Cheeks a few years ago – you be asking two questions.  1 – are they really the Cheeks?  and 2 – Why???

The answers are yes they are the Cheeks – and why?  Because they are the most delicious pieces of Beef you can cook (recipes below) with a surprisingly high level of medicinal benefit to your body!  The texture is similar to the best parts of Lamb Shanks and Beef Cheeks actually have lower calories and  higher protein – gram for gram – than a beef roast.  And of course, they’re 100% Gluten Free!

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