Tips and Tricks for the Perfect CARMELization

Tips and Tricks for the Perfect CARMELization

In the spirit of being located in Carmel, IN, here’s a guide to searing and CARMELizing your meats!  Why is searing your meat before roasting or grilling so important? It’s about sealing the inside meat so that it remains juicy and tender. Sealing in the juices cause...
Using Credit Cards … a Convenience at a Cost

Using Credit Cards … a Convenience at a Cost

We all love our rewards cards. Famous models advertise them on TV, and who doesn’t like getting a Visa gift card or cash back at the end of a year of purchasing? How do they do it, we wonder? Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express, along with the host of...
Passover and Easter Food Traditions

Passover and Easter Food Traditions

This April, we celebrate the religious seasons of Passover and Easter during the same week. In fact, the holidays often coincide with each other because both have days set by a lunar calendar (compared to our solar calendar) that recognizes full moons and...
A St. Patrick’s Classic: Corned Beef

A St. Patrick’s Classic: Corned Beef

Ah, St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a day celebrated by wearing green and pinching those who aren’t. It’s also known as the celebration of Irish culture and St. Patrick himself. Of course, a celebration brings great food. Nothing screams St. Patrick’s Day quite like corned...
What’s the Beef on Beef and Pork this Year?

What’s the Beef on Beef and Pork this Year?

We thank the many of you that took advantage of our Anniversary Sale and more recently our “Big Mistake” whole beef tenderloin sale. Meat bargains are few and far between these days, so it’s always wise to shop our sales and deals when you can! Many of you asked about...
Joe’s Ultimate Meat Guide – Freezing and Thawing Edition

Joe’s Ultimate Meat Guide – Freezing and Thawing Edition

  We’ve been freezing and thawing meats from the day we got our very own place. Back then, I used to call a parent or family member with a long list of questions: How do you prepare meats for freezing? Do different meats require different freezing/thawing prep?...