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Report: D’Artagnan grass fed Australian beef

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  • Mosca
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    I put this in SUWYC, but the shot belongs here, too, because it’s part and parcel to the grass-fed information.

    My friend Justin gave me a USDA Prime grain-finished strip steak.

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    This steak was AWESOME. So tender! Beefy, juicy, just bite after bite of beautiful flavor!

    But it wasn’t better, it was just different. Both were spectacular.

    I think next time I’ll make one of each. Then I’ll cut half-bites off them, double fork them, and eat both at the same time.

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  • klflowers
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    Nope, not going to do it

  • Mosca
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    25% off freezer sale.

    I can’t buy any more meat. My freezer is stuffed to the gills.


    https://www.dartagnan.com/buy/freeze...zer-Purchasers
    Last edited by Mosca; February 11, 2021, 04:21 PM.

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  • klflowers
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    I am glad I didn’t see this yesterday. Both my wife’s car and my truck were on the fritz this week and the repair bills were a little steep. I would have been trying to figure out how to get some anyway.

  • Stuey1515
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    Troutman Yeah Wagu is pretty freely available in it's many forms. I have one local butcher that supplies killer sirloins. On the subject of beer, It's getting all hipster craft breweries popping up around the place. Me I have Tooheys New as my staple cause I'm a simple man. Must admit to be dabbling in the home brew field again just for kicks

  • Mosca
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    This prompted me to look up what I paid. It was $192, with free shipping. I also got a coupon for $25 off my next order. Subtracting that coupon, it came to $20.88/lb. That’s a fair price for premium beef IMO. I’ve paid more, I’ve paid less.

    Correction: $25 off my next order of over $125. I am definitely going to order from D’Artagnan again. The charcuterie looks fantastic.
    Last edited by Mosca; February 10, 2021, 11:43 AM.

  • Troutman
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    Stuey1515 I've had some really killer Australian Wagyu. Are you able to source that in NSW on a regular basis? You all are producing some quality beef. Oh and I still tilt a Fosters every now and again mate !!!

  • Troutman
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    Mosca I think we've all gotten a bit jaded but I agree, buying supermarket steaks is a crap shoot sometimes. I like sourcing good quality beef but even then have gotten terribly disappointed. Every cow is different and sooner or later you're gonna get a clinker.

  • 58limited
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    They are having a promotion right now. Promo code SOULMATE gets 10% off plus $25.00 off if the order is over $200. The steak package ends up being $205.00 plus shipping with that code. Sale ends today Feb. 10.
    Last edited by 58limited; February 10, 2021, 04:02 AM.

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  • Stuey1515
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    Glad to see some of our home grown being appreciated. I quit buying the feed lot supermarket red meat a long time ago. Couple local butchers specialise in grass fed and do great business. I personally put taste over texture and won't have anything else, if I can't afford it I'll go fish, chicken or vego, but that's just me

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  • Mosca
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    I’m firmly in the “give me both, as long as they’re quality” camp. Just last week we had terrible supermarket steaks, they were like eating beefy cardboard.

  • Troutman
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    They are an above average purveyor of all types of meat, even some exotics. Glad you enjoyed it. That said, I just don't like grass fed as much as corn finished. I'm just a midwestern boy at heart, grew up with the stuff.

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  • Mosca
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    Originally posted by klflowers View Post
    Looks great! I have tried grass fed from Whole Foods and I wasn’t impressed. Maybe I’ll splurge next time D’Artagnan has a sale.
    What I liked about this steak, when I probed it with the Thermapen it had “bounce”. I could tell it was springy and juicy.

    I’m not going to sit here and write “better”. It’s more like, you know how when you get a bunch of different heirloom tomatoes, and each one tastes different, but they all taste great and they all taste like tomatoes? It’s like that. It’s great like prime, but in a different way.

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  • Mosca
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    Comparable to supermarket choice, I think. But it was a benefit, every chew was like fresh beef bubblegum.

  • klflowers
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    Looks great! I have tried grass fed from Whole Foods and I wasn’t impressed. Maybe I’ll splurge next time D’Artagnan has a sale.

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