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  • Butchman
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    • Mar 2017
    • 510
    • Estero, FL

    Wagyu Beef

    Found a high end meat market about 15 minutes from my house that sells wagyu beef among other things. Here is the 5 lb Chuck I had him cut for me. It was $7.99 /lb. Click image for larger version

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  • Butchman
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    • Mar 2017
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    • Estero, FL

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    Today' selection is 2 lbs of wagyu beef short ribs. I'l cook them tomorrow. Click image for larger version

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    • Mudkat
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      Nice pieces of meat! Bet they were and will be devine!
  • ruralcooking
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    • Sep 2017
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    • UK

    #3
    Originally posted by Butchman View Post
    Today' selection is 2 lbs of wagyu beef short ribs. I'l cook them tomorrow.
    I've never seen wagyu cut for sale like the one in the first post - don't think I've ever seen that much in one place! - but the meat in this second post looks more like the kind of wagyu I used to see in the department stores in Tokyo. I'm sure both will be excellent - I'm jealous.

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    • Butchman
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      The chuck was incredible and my wife was speechless when she took her first bite. She liked it more than the prime brisket from Costco.
  • texastweeter
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    • Jul 2017
    • 2932
    • Republic of Texas

    #4
    That chuck looks almost as good as prime rib roast. I have never bough wagyu anythine other than ribeye, strip and the associated roasts. The head butcher at a local meat market explained to me that they only check the marbling content on certain spots that certify it as prime, select, choice, excetra. It is entirely possible, and common for a beef that is certified as prime to actually have a lower fat content on certain cuts that are not graded than say a choice #1 or #1 (or CAB). Don't know if it is true or not. I have considered a wagyu brisket a few times, but usually end up with a CAB or prime. Can anyone shed some light on this? Either way, those short ribs look amazing too. Too bad you couldn't get them as a plate...

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  • DWCowles
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    • Jul 2014
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    • Smiths Grove, Ky
    • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

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    Good looking meat.

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    • kmhfive
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      • Mar 2017
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      Man. I’d pay $7.99 for that piece of chuck!

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