If you have ever grilled a nice steak or fried up some bacon in the morning, did you stop to think as to where it came from? Most likely the answer is no. However, if you are a meat connoisseur or an aspiring butcher you may be interested in where different cuts of meat come from on the animal or astonished that there could be so many. You can discover information about which cuts are the considered top choice and the best way to cook each one. You probably have heard of the main or primal cuts of meat like rib, chuck, loin, breast, and round. These cuts can further be dissected into retail cuts of meat like pork chops, bacon, filet, ham, sirloin and more.
This handy butchers guide from the team at How to Cook will show you the location of the primal and retail cuts of meat for beef, chicken, pork and lamb.
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