We get asked a lot how the whole process of Oak Barn Beef works! How fun it is to dive in and answer that question. If you want to read how our family farm produces premium beef, that is dry aged by a local small town butcher, this blog post is for you! Here's a summary...
Buying dry aged beef means that you are buying less water resulting in more nutrient dense beef. This is because during the dry aging process. The beef actually loses water, hence “dry aging” the beef is drying out. Now when it is worded like that it may seem like the beef your buying will be less juicy and not as satisfying. This is not true because marbling (if a high quality steak) will create a ready to melt-in-your-mouth as it is cooked to perfection.
Draining the grease from ground beef should be an easy task, but somehow it always ends up being a huge pain in the rear. I set out to research the best ways to drain grease from ground beef.
Dad goes on pasture checks twice a day to check on cows and calves. I went with him yesterday and compiled these videos of what we look for when we are doing checks.
This week I decided to do a little bit of the background on how shipping day looks and how we ship our family farms beef directly to consumers across United States!
To give you a little background we ship once a week on Mondays - to ensure that the product doesn't sit over the weekend and get stuck at UPS. It can potentially thaw, so we try to avoid the weekends at all costs. We use some:
A lot of people know that dry aged steak is the best, but people don’t always know where to look for it. In this changing day and age, you can find dry aged beef in more and more places. There are grocery stores, niche beef producers, and even people at home dry aging beef that have realized dry aged beef is the best beef out there.