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3 Advantages of Buying in Bulk

3 Advantages of Buying in Bulk

Buying in Bulk is a Smart Move in Today's Unpredictable Environment   The idea of buying meat in bulk may seem like an embarrassment of riches. After all, you're just shopping for your family, not a restaurant. But, if you can make room in your budget and in your...

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Know Your Labels: Pasture-Raised vs Grass-Fed Beef

Know Your Labels: Pasture-Raised vs Grass-Fed Beef

Understanding Labels is Just as Important as Understanding Unnatural Practices   We see "pasture-raised" on a beef label in the grocery store and it brings to mind cattle enjoying meadows and hillsides in the sunshine. We see "grass-fed" on another label and know...

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What Makes 30-Day Aged Beef Better Than 14-Day Aged Beef?

What Makes 30-Day Aged Beef Better Than 14-Day Aged Beef?

30-Day Aged Beef Allows the Enzymes in the Meat Cultivate the Delicious Flavor   You may be wondering what is the fuss all about? What does aging a cut of meat mean? Why is this important? Let me explain.   The Process Aged meat is hung up in an open air...

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Organic vs. Pasture-Raised Chicken

Organic vs. Pasture-Raised Chicken

Pasture-Raised Chickens Roam Rafter's Ranch At Rafter W Ranch, we get this question a lot ... ORGANIC or PASTURE-RAISED? And, as consumers, we are bombarded with label after label when shopping for any type of food.  So, what does this all mean and which is really...

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Fit Pastured Meats Into Your 2022 Budget

Fit Pastured Meats Into Your 2022 Budget

Tame inflation with these great ideas to help you fit pastured meats into your 2022 grocery budget.   We have talked in the past about the hidden costs of conventionally produced meats (and now, throw in some serious inflation) and the relative value of pastured...

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