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Cut Beef Chuck into Cubes
How To Grind Your Own Meat

Cut Beef Chuck into 1½-Inch Cubes

Photo © Danilo Alfaro
For this tutorial on grinding meat, we're going to make hamburgers out of fresh beef chuck. But you can grind pork, lamb, chicken, turkey, game meats, even buffalo. And even though I'm making burgers, you can use your ground meats in sauces, stews, chili, or for filling tacos or whatever.

The reason I like beef chuck is that it usually has about a 15 percent fat content, which is just about right. You could use sirloin, or a combination of sirloin and chuck would work, too. If you wanted to get really extravagant you could even grind your own Kobe beef burgers. Next page >>
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