Calling All Grill Worshipers Fry Addicts & Masters of the Kitchen

Calling all cooks! If you consider yourself a grilling aficionado, love roasting juicy cuts of meat, or if you're addicted to frying then you’re going to love the 45 mouthwatering recipes available in Leslie Miller’s book, Uncle Dave’s Cow And Other Whole Animals My Freezer Has Known. No matter if it's learning how to smoke sausages and cure them in your guest room to seasoning the perfect steaks for grilling, Leslie offers the tips and tricks you'll need for frying, roasting, grilling or drying your meats; purchased direct from your local farmer.

Before you place your order and jump in the kitchen you need to know how many cuts, or what types of cuts of meat come in a whole, half, or quarter of an animal. Uncle Dave's Cow helps demystify the ordering process so you can tailor it to your families need.

Checkout Leslie's example below for a possible cut selection from a quarter order of beef from your local farmer:


  • 4 tenderloin steaks
  • 6 New York strip steaks
  • 6 rib-eye steaks
  • 4 sirloin steaks
  • 4 sirloin tip steaks
  • 6 cube steaks

Ground Beef

  • 36-40 lbs. lean ground beef in 1 lb. packages


  • 4 chuck roasts (3 lb. each)
  • 2 rump roasts
  • 4 top round

Specialty Cuts

  • A combination of briskets, tri-tips, and flanks cut to approximately 3 lbs. each
  • 2 lbs. of fajita meat
  • 2 lbs. of kabob meat
  • 4-6 lbs. of short ribs
  • 2 lbs. of soup bones

Having a whole animal at your disposal can be great for an avid cook, especially when you get to pick the cuts of meat according to your preferences, like roasting a rack of lamb once a week or pan frying breakfast sausages every morning. Knowing how much meat comes from different sized orders, and what cuts are at your disposal ensures nothing is wasted and you eat like a king!

Grabbing a copy of Uncle Dave's Cow today means you're one step closer to calling up your local farmer, placing that bulk buy of pork, and diving into any of the 45 delicious recipes waiting for you inside.

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Casea Peterson

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