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

Meat The Expert: Larry Schubert

“Meat” Larry Schubert, who founded Schubert’s Packing Co., Inc. in Millstadt Illinois, a farming town located 20 minutes east of St. Louis.  “We opened the doors in 1978 and we had nothing to lose.  We just bought a house and had a new baby.  Our first daughter was born Jan 30th and I quit my job on Jan 31st.”  He’s a … Read More

Reindeer Pate…Would You!?!?

Sometimes, people take their love of red meat to the limits….others might ask if they have taken their “meat love” too far?  To answer this question, we’re here to ask you a simple question of our own: “WOULD YOU!?!?” Unlike many of the products featured in “Would You!?!?”, this one is real!    

Honeybaked Ham and Bean Soup

The Holidays are just around the corner – that means celebrating with friends, family and, of course, a lot of great food.  At Christmas and Thanksgiving, our family celebrations always include generous portions of turkey, ham, stuffing, all the sides….and more desserts than we can eat.  We’re spoiled. After all the meal is finished and the leftovers given away – there is usually … 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

Summer’s Muse: Sweet Bell Peppers

  In the summer, the late spring showers combine with the subsequent warming sun to create a natural synergy exceedingly suitable for life to thrive.  Summer brings us everything from a lazy day at the beach, to patio parties, to an array of tasty summer vegetables.  We’re here to discuss the latter; namely, those delicious and colorful sweet bell peppers created by the fusion of cool … 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