Red Meat Lover 2.0

If you’re a returning visitor to the site, you will notice that we have completely upgraded and updated the website.  If you’re a new visitor, welcome home!  Why did we spend too much time and money to create this site?  Simply because…. The previous website was really great and had some nice features but in order to build the very … Read More

3 Things You Need To Know About Grilling Sirloin Steak

Sirloin is a well known cut of beef and is widely available at the meat counters of butchers and grocers alike.  It is a fairly lean cut of red meat with little marbling.  As a result, it is less tender and less flavorful than its neighboring cuts in the loin, like the Filet or Porterhouse Steak. However, sirloin steak provides a very versatile … Read More

What is a T-Bone Steak?

The T-Bone Steak derives its eponymous name from the “T shaped” bone that runs through the center of the steak, as seen in our picture.  On one side of the “T” is the strip steak (commonly referred to as the New York Strip Steak) on one side and and tenderloin (also called the Filet) on the other. These two cuts are … Read More

All Natural Steak vs. Store Bought Steak – A Cook-off

There’s a lot of “fat” to cut through in the world of food (pun intended), especially when you consider all the talk about organic, natural, gluten free, genetically modified organism (GMO) free, free-range, grass fed, etc, etc.   There’s definitely a trend towards organic and all natural steak, which tend to be considered more expensive, but are they… really?  And if so, is it worth the money? If … Read More

Cast Iron Skillet Sirloin Steak

Our motto here at RedMeatLover.com is “Any cut of meat.  Any type of heat.”  So, staying true to our motto, we will share recipes to sizzle your meat across a spectrum of heat. Today, we will be talking about making a  Cast Iron Skillet Sirloin Steak….try saying that fast 4 times….“Sufferin Succotash!” While I cannot deny the joy of cooking over … Read More

Crockpot Beef Shoulder Roast & the Socratic Method?

You might be wondering, “What does beef have to do with Socrates?”  No, it doesn’t come with a side of hemlock poison, but…. Have you ever been to the grocery store and wondered how one cut of beef various from another?  There’s so many – beef chuck roast, beef shoulder, flank steak, sirloin steak, beef tenderloin, ribs, to name ONLY a few…. One cut sells for … Read More

Crockpot Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork is usually made from a cut from the shoulder and it often called – you guessed it – Pork Shoulder.  But beware, like an elusive con man, this cut of red meat has many aliases – it is also known as  Pork “Butt” (yum, appetizing!), Boston Pork Roast (it is de-boned and wrapped with butcher twine), and Picnic Roast, to … Read More

Budweiser Ribfest – St. Louis

Join us at Budweiser Ribfest in New Town St. Charles, May 22 – 25.  There will be good bands, great food, and (of course) us! Grab some ribs and beer then stop by our tent…where loitering is encouraged! You can find more about the event here: http://stlouisribfest.com/events.html