Straight From the Butcher

The Recorder has graciously allowed us to reprint butcher Chris Fuller’s column “Butcher Block.” Fuller is a renowned butcher, and is the general manager of Alleghany Meats.  Read his full bio here.

How Much Meat Will I Take Home?
June 14th, 2012
Chris explains the yield one can expect after bringing a steer in for processing.

Why Am I Getting So Much Ground Beef?
July 5th, 2012
In this follow up discussion to June 14th’s article on yields, Chris gives a breakdown of specific cuts from a carcass.

Power Out? Watch Your Meat Temperatures
July 11th, 2012
Chris offers his insights into storing meat at safe temperatures.

Respect: That Is What It’s All About
August 16th, 2012
This is a very candid, in depth look at humane slaughter practices.