A Guide to Steak Cuts

Breaking Down Beef Grades
Great advice for how to select the right cut of steak and cook it to perfection
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A guide to steak cuts.

Every summer weekend, grill masters and barbecue beginners alike will raise their tongs in pursuit of the perfect steak. But once grilling season is in full-swing, you may get tired of your go-to cut, or you may be on the hunt for more affordable options to feed the crowd. Choosing a new steak cut for your summer gathering doesn't have to be intimidating.

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No matter what type of outdoor cookout or menu you're planning, the most important tip we can share is to talk to your butcher. The craft of butchery takes a ton of skill and years of experience to master — so they know what they're talking about! At Whole Foods Market, the butchers can help you pick the right cut at the right price for any occasion.

Theo Weening, global meat coordinator for Whole Foods Market

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