Pre-packaged meat definitely has it’s conveniences – first and foremost, that it’s already ground for you! But there are some serious benefits to buying a cut of meat and grinding it yourself. Aren’t sure what the benefits are? Not sure how to grind your own beef anyways? America’s Test Kitchen is here to show you how! Watch the video below to learn the benefits of grinding your own beef and how to do it right at home.
So why is grinding your own meat so great?
Well, it gives you the freedom to you choose the right cut (or cuts, if you want to blend of meats) that best compliments the meal you’re making. You can also decide to grind the meat into larger or smaller pieces, depending on your needs or preferences.
Most important of all, grinding your own meat let’s you know firsthand where that meat came from. Pre-packaged meat is often multiple cows in a package (which is just awful to think about), and can have contaminants from the packaging process. Grinding your own meat gives you the peace of mind of knowing your cut wasn’t expose to that process.
Keep reading to find out what you will need and the full set of instructions, on the next page …