Benefits of Bison

Many individuals have already converted to bison for all of their meat need in many areas across the country. Butchers have noticed that bison, aka Buffalo has recently found a resurgence as a significant contender to the typical red meat that one normally eats. This has come about because beef tends to be high in […]

Are you prepping your Chicken correctly?

Chicken is the most popular food prepared in American households. This makes it common at the butcher shop to be prepared constantly. One of the cheaper meats, chicken is lean, high in protein and highly versatile in its preparation. From baking, grilling, frying to soups chicken can go a long way in the household which […]

Alpine Butcher has the best Corned Beef in town

Corned beef has become essential to anyone who plans on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day this month. Our take on this traditional Irish-American dish is as rich in history as it is in flavor. The recipe we use is the same recipe our Grandfather Robert Doyle (who is the second out of the four generations of […]

Take proper care when handling your ground beef

Ground beef is a popular favorite and cooked more often than maybe any other major meat group. Your local butcher shop will properly grind and package your ground beef for you so you don’t run the risk of contamination that can happen with supermarket meats.

Try some deer on the grill for the next cookout

Try something different for that next summer cookout. Deer meat, from your local butcher shop, on the grill can be a delicious change from the traditional beef and chicken. While your venison steaks will taste great, preparing them properly for the grill is challenging.

How to choose the right steak every time

With the summer grilling season soon upon us, your local butcher shop knows that steak is a primary staple for backyard cookouts and entertaining. But, with so many choices of steak to choose from, how to know which one will be right for you and your guests?

Elk can be a healthy alternative to other red meats

As your local butcher can tell you, elk can be a hearty and healthy alternative to most other red meats. It is much lower in fat content and has a fine even texture to it. In addition, it retains its moisture and juices better than many other meats and it is relatively easy to cook compared to beef or other wild game.

Try these little known cuts that your butcher just loves

One of the great advantages of having access to a local butcher shop is the years of expertise you have available. For you lovers of the butchers fare, you may not know about some specific cuts of meat that just may surprise you.