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The Best Inexpensive Steak for the Grill, Part 1: Hanger Steak
What Are the Best Cuts of Beef for Stew?
Salting Ground Beef | The Burger Lab
Dry-Brining Is the Best Way to Brine Meat, Poultry, and More
A sliced prime rib on a wooden carving board
13 Rules For Perfect Prime Rib | The Food Lab
Four Expensive Steak Cuts to Know
Can I Dry Age Beef At Home? | The Food Lab
How to Trim a Whole Beef Tenderloin for Roasting
The Best Inexpensive Steak For The Grill Part 4: Flap Meat (Sirloin Tip)
Rethinking Prime Beef: Why "Choice" May Be Your Best Bet
Slicing Meat Against the Grain | The Food Lab
Pastrami Versus Corned Beef: A Guide to the Jewish Deli
A whole cooked prime rib roast resting on a cutting board.
How to Buy and Cook Prime Rib | The Food Lab
A peanut butter sous vide steak searing in a cast iron skillet.
We Cooked Steaks Coated in Peanut Butter Sous Vide So You Don't Have To
Sliced skirt steak tacos with tomatoes and cilantro on a plate
How to Grill Skirt Steak
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The Food Lab Video Series: Steak Lies
Stew Science: What's the Best Way to Brown Beef?
The Right Way to Use a Meat Thermometer
A pastrami sandwich from Katz's Deli in New York.
How Katz's Deli Makes Their Perfect Pastrami
Assorted boxes of frozen hamburgers and cheeseburgers.
The Best Frozen Burgers | Taste Test
Knife Skills: How to Cut a Whole Beef Strip Loin Into Steaks
Mastering the Art of Burger Blending with Eight Cuts of Beef | The Food Lab
Stew Science: Should You Marinate the Beef First?
Unfold your steaks
How to Trim Skirt Steaks | Knife Skills
What's the Difference Between Pastrami and Montreal Smoked Meat?
What's The Best Way To Grind Beef? | The Burger Lab
How to Cut Beef For Stir Fries | Knife Skills
Decoding Your Meat: A Guide to USDA Beef Labels
The Best (and Worst) of Times for Japanese Wagyu Beef in the US
The Burger Lab: How to Shape a Burger For Grilling or Broiling
Knife Skills: How to Trim and Portion Tenderloin Steaks
Does Resting Under Foil Ruin Meat? | Ask The Food Lab
Two small beef steaks cooking in a cast iron skillet. A pair of tongs is lifting one of the steaks.
Flip Your Steaks Multiple Times for Better Results | The Food Lab
The Best Inexpensive Steak for the Grill, Part 2: Skirt Steak
Introducing the Fat Flash, the Best Way to Finish Your Steak | The Food Lab
The Best Inexpensive Steak For The Grill Part 5: Tri-Tip
What Defines a Gastropub Burger?
The AHT Guide to Hamburger and Cheeseburger Styles
The Burger Lab: Which Makes A Better Burger, Grass-Fed or Grain?
A plate of burnt ends of barbecued brisket, one of the prized bites among barbecue circles.
What Are Burnt Ends? And Why Are They So Delicious?
How Hot Is Too Hot? Adam Savage and The Food Lab Sear Steaks to Find Out
Overhead view of Kabab Halla
Kabab Halla (Egyptian Braised Beef With Onions)
Overhead view of a half of dish of Egyptian fatta
Egyptian Fatta
Overhead view of shish kebabs on pita on a plate
Khorovats (Armenian Shish Kebabs)
Panang Neua (Thai Panang Beef Curry) Recipe
Korean grilled beef Galbi on a platter
Grilled Beef Galbi (Korean-Style Marinated Short Ribs) Recipe
A close up shot of a sliced, pan-seared, butter-basted steak.
Pan-Seared, Butter-Basted Thick-Cut Steak Recipe
Classic smashed burger on a potato bun with pickles, red onion, tomato, and lettuce.
Classic Smashed Burgers Recipe
Koji Prime Rib Recipe
Easy Beef Carpaccio With Arugula Recipe
Beef Pho (Vietnamese Soup) Recipe
Hashweh with chicken served with a bowl of yogurt and farmers salad.
Hashweh (Palestinian Spiced Rice and Meat)
Stock in a line on a counter
Curry-Flavored Nigerian Stock
Overhead view of a table scene. Two plates of empanadas are placed on top of a traditional Argentinian fabric with a blue and white checkered. In the middle of the frame is a dark wooden table with 3 empanadas in a line, surrounded by a beer, playing cards and a half eaten empanada.
Beef Jerky Empanada
A full bowl of egusi soup served with a serving of eba.
Nigerian Egusi Soup
Bulalo served in a bowl
Bulalo (Bone Marrow Soup)
Traditional Sukiyaki (Japanese Beef Hot Pot) Recipe
Tacos de Lengua Recipe