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The Best Inexpensive Steak for the Grill, Part 1: Hanger Steak
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What Are the Best Cuts of Beef for Stew?
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Salting Ground Beef | The Burger Lab
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Dry-Brining Is the Best Way to Brine Meat, Poultry, and More
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13 Rules For Perfect Prime Rib | The Food Lab
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Four Expensive Steak Cuts to Know
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Can I Dry Age Beef At Home? | The Food Lab
How to Trim a Whole Beef Tenderloin for Roasting
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The Best Inexpensive Steak For The Grill Part 4: Flap Meat (Sirloin Tip)
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Rethinking Prime Beef: Why "Choice" May Be Your Best Bet
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Slicing Meat Against the Grain | The Food Lab
Pastrami Versus Corned Beef: A Guide to the Jewish Deli
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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
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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?
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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
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Knife Skills: How to Cut a Whole Beef Strip Loin Into Steaks
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Mastering the Art of Burger Blending with Eight Cuts of Beef | The Food Lab
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Stew Science: Should You Marinate the Beef First?
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How to Trim Skirt Steaks | Knife Skills
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What's the Difference Between Pastrami and Montreal Smoked Meat?
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What's The Best Way To Grind Beef? | The Burger Lab
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How to Cut Beef For Stir Fries | Knife Skills
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Decoding Your Meat: A Guide to USDA Beef Labels
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The Best (and Worst) of Times for Japanese Wagyu Beef in the US
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The Burger Lab: How to Shape a Burger For Grilling or Broiling
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The Nasty Bits: Chongqing-style Penis with Wolfberries [Valentine's Day Edition] Recipe
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Knife Skills: How to Trim and Portion Tenderloin Steaks
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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
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The Best Inexpensive Steak for the Grill, Part 2: Skirt Steak
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Introducing the Fat Flash, the Best Way to Finish Your Steak | The Food Lab
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The Best Inexpensive Steak For The Grill Part 5: Tri-Tip
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What Defines a Gastropub Burger?
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The AHT Guide to Hamburger and Cheeseburger Styles
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The Burger Lab: Which Makes A Better Burger, Grass-Fed or Grain?
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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
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Panang Neua (Thai Panang Beef Curry) Recipe
Korean grilled beef Galbi on a platter
Grilled Beef Galbi (Korean-Style Marinated Short Ribs) Recipe
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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
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Koji Prime Rib Recipe
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Easy Beef Carpaccio With Arugula Recipe
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Beef Pho (Vietnamese Soup) Recipe
Hashweh with chicken served with a bowl of yogurt and farmers salad.
Hashweh
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Curry-Flavored Nigerian Stock
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Beef Jerky Empanada
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Nigerian Egusi Soup
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Bulalo (Bone Marrow Soup)
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Traditional Sukiyaki (Japanese Beef Hot Pot) Recipe
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Tacos de Lengua Recipe
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Classic Reuben Sandwiches (Corned Beef on Rye With Sauerkraut and Swiss)
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Classic Baked Lasagna Bolognese (Lasagne alla Bolognese) Recipe