GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Hickory Farms’ Home For The Holidays Gift Box

Winners will enjoy treats from Hickory Farms. Photo courtesy Hickory Farms. This prize may not arrive in time for the holidays, but you’ll be glad you have it for Super Bowl snacking. Two lucky winners will receive a Home For The Holidays Gift Box, which includes everything you’ll need for a meat-and-cheese hors d’oeuvres tray:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Dry Aged Beef

For the best steak experience, splurge for dry-aged. Porterhouse steak from Morton’s The Steakhouse. If you’re looking for a great piece of beef, experts and connoisseurs will tell you that the best is dry aged for 30 days or longer. Aging the beef allows a steer’s natural enzymes to break down its tough connective tissues.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Perfect Steak, No Grill

No grill? No worry! Photo courtesy Allen Brothers, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week. You don’t have to have an outdoor or indoor grill to make a great steak. Try this chef-honed technique that uses the oven and the stovetop: For two strip steaks or rib eyes (1-1/2″ thick) or filet mignons (2-1/2″ thick):…
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TIP OF THE DAY: July 4th Burgers

What’s between the bun? Not beef! Photo courtesy Rudi’s Organic Bakery. Celebrate your independence on July 4th by grilling ground meat other than beef. We’re not talking turkey burgers, but: Bison (buffalo) burgers (see the difference between bison and buffalo) Elk burgers Lamb burgers Ostrich burgers Venison burgers   They may not be familiar between-the-bun…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Allen Brothers Steaks

For more than a century, Allen Brothers Steaks of Chicago has been providing USDA Prime beef and other top meats to the nation’s most renowned steakhouses. Morton’s The Steakhouse, Gene & Georgetti, Lawry’s The Prime Rib and other fine meateries serve Allen Brothers products. Emeril Lagasse, Art Smith, Charlie Trotter and other chefs of renown…
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