Can't Find Your Favorite Cut?
We've got you covered! You can access this Beef Cut Substitutions Chart for simple steps to see what other beef cuts you can substitute in your recipe. Just click here for the chart and follow these simple steps:
1. What Beef cut does the recipe call for? Find that cut on the chart.
2. What type of recipe is it? (Kabob, salad, stir-fry...)
3. Use the guide to find a Beef cut in the same recipe type category.
4. Once you've ID'd your Beef cut substitute make sure to use the same quantity of Beef in pounds or ounces called for by the recipe.
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Beef Safety At Home
With more time at home, consumers can confidently reach for beef as a reliable staple to nourish themselves and their families.
To ensure you're armed with the information you need to have the best eating experience with beef, the Beef Checkoff has some quick tips on how to safely handle and prepare beef when cooking at home.
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Beef Safety From the Farm To Your Fork
Everyone plays an important role in beef safety--from the cattle ranchers and beef producers who continually invest in and learn from beef safety research studies to the various government entities that are responsible for enacting and overseeing food safety regulation and inspections. Even you--when you select, purchase and prepare beef--play a vital role in maintaining beef safety standards when it comes to proper food handling and cooking practices.
Find out more about the essential function that safety plays across the beef lifecycle journey from the pasture to your plate.
Batch Cooking Basics
Families are adjusting to more time at home, and the Beef Checkoff is offering tips and ideas for batch cooking and leftovers to ensure meal planning is stress-free and packs a nutritious punch. Learn more about planning ahead in the kitchen.
Resources for Producers
Thank you to our ranchers, dairy farmers and beef producers who are continuing to work to ensure a safe, wholesome food supply during this challenging time. We've curated a number of links to resources that may be helpful to you.
A lot of parents are looking for educational resources to use at home. The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom provides a variety of resources for those educating students in grades K-12. Download resources or use their online request form to order a set at no cost.