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Please excuse our mess! We have big plans for this part of our site. We are committed to helping people learn the best ways to prepare Wagyu beef and create truly special dining experiences.
Check back often as we roll out more recipes, video tutorials and more.
We know our relationship with customers doesn't end when you receive your order. The beef still has to be prepared, and that's important to us as well.
Here are a few general pointers to remember when working with Wagyu:
- Allow ample time for meat to thaw. Ideally, the meat will be close to room temperature when cooking begins.
- For most cuts, salt and pepper are the only seasonings you need. Wagyu provides so much flavor on its own and doesn't need anything sophisticated. Keep it simple.
- For maximum flavor, we recommend not cooking Wagyu steaks above medium-well. The marbling in this meat has a very low melting temperature, so overcooking will sacrifice some of its signature buttery flavor.
STEAK PREPARATION METHODS
Is there anything wrong with throwing steaks on the grill? Of course not! But many people are surprised to learn about these other methods of preparing Wagyu beef. In fact, we think they're even better than grilling.
The reverse-sear is gaining popularity in America, and for good reason. It's easy, and it delivers incredible flavor on the surface of the steak. Here's how it works:
A day or two before cooking, let frozen steaks thaw in the refrigerator. Then give them several hours at room temperature before you ...
SOUS VIDE METHOD
The pinnacle in precision, sous vide (SOO-VEED) is designed to ensure perfect doneness.
SEARED RIBEYE WITH ROASTED VEGETABLE MEDLEY
Next-Level Tip: After cooking to the desired temperature, let the steak sit for 5-8 minutes before serving. During this time, the middle will rise a few degrees. By the time it reaches your tongue, it's ready to literally melt in your mouth.
CHUCK ROAST WITH CLASSIC MASHED POTATOES
SMOKED BBQ BRISKET WITH REDSKIN POTATO SALAD
WAGYU BURGERS WITH GRILLED SWEET CORN
Next-Level Tip: Toast those buns! A toasty bun doesn't just add flavor and crunch to every bite; it also protects the bun from a juicy patty making it soggy over time. Season the buns with a little butter and pepper beforehand.