The Art and
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Whether you’re looking for a specific cut or just want to explore all we offer, Sterling Silver® Premium Meats offer a consistent, delicious, tender and carefully sourced part of your menu.
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Finger meat is the strips of beef from between the ribs of the rib primal. It offers nice rib flavor but has a somewhat tough texture. Thoughtful preparation will make these rib-strips quite satisfying. Options: grilling, broiling, roasting, smoking and sous vide.
Blade and Lifter Meat
From the outside of the rib, blade and lifter meat provides excellent beef flavor. The relatively thin, flat, tender cut is perfect for marinated strips, steaks, skewers, global dishes and more. Grill, broil, smoke, roast or prepare sous vide.
Beef Back Ribs
These ribs deliver outstanding flavor, value and versatility. Ideal for rubs, marinades and barbecue sauces – as well as simple seasonings. Great on the grill, you can also broil, smoke, roast or prepare sous vide.
The tomahawk steak is actually a ribeye steak specifically cut to leave five inches of rib bone exposed. This “frenched” bone gives the steak its unique look. As a ribeye offshoot, the ultra-tender tomahawk offers tremendous flavor along with a distinctive presentation. Grill, broil, smoke, roast or prepare sous vide.
Boneless Prime Rib
Its combination of flavor and tenderness is unrivaled. Generously marbled, it delivers a rich, juicy, full-flavored bite with spectacular plate coverage. Applications include steaks – or sliced for salads, sandwiches and wraps. Great when grilled, broiled or skillet-cooked. You can also smoke, roast or sous vide.
Tenderloin is wonderfully tender, lean, succulent and rich in flavor. It can be cut into several other desirable smaller cuts, including filet mignon. Applications include roasts, steaks, medallions and sandwich strips.
This tender, flavorful cut supplies some of the most delicious steaks, including porterhouse, strip steak and T-bones. With so much delicious versatility, steaks from this cut can provide the plate coverage to make a memorable impression. Grill, broil, smoke, roast or prepare sous vide.
Chuck flat is the boneless, rectangular-shaped “lip extension” attached to the chuck eye roll. With generous marbling, it’s rich in flavor, tender and versatile: boneless short ribs, chuck steak, Denver steaks, satays, fajitas and more. Grill, broil, skillet, smoke, roast or prepare sous vide.
Chuck Short Ribs
Rich in flavor, our chuck short ribs are an indulgent cut that is portion-friendly and presentation-friendly. Best prepared using slow and/or moist heat. Consider: braising, broiling, grilling, smoking, roasting and sous vide.
This is a flavorful and tender cut from the heart of the shoulder clod. Economical and very lean, it’s often slow cooked using moist heat. Many prepare it as they would a roast or brisket. Grill, broil, skillet, smoke roast or prepare sous vide.
From the chuck primal, this cut is economical while offering good beef flavor. It’s also lean and slightly tough. Removing the connective tissue and tenderizing improve the end result dramatically. Typical cook methods: roast, braise or smoke.
Cut from the chuck primal, scotch tender offers plenty of rich flavor with almost no fat. Typical applications include roasts. As a lean cut, it is best slow-cooked to tenderize the meat. Preparation options include sous vide and braising.
Well marbled and juicy, chuck delivers excellent beef flavor. Perfect for grilling, it can be prepared numerous ways – especially when marinated or rubbed. Additional cooking techniques: broil, roast, smoke, skillet, sous vide.
Cut from the bottom sirloin butt, sirloin flap offers a hearty texture with good flavor and menu versatility. Applications include center cut steaks, strips for satays or fajitas or stir fry, whole roasts, and cubes for kabobs.
Top Sirloin Butt
This is a tender sirloin primal cut. With ample marbling, it is leaner than other cuts but still provides a rich flavor. Applications include steaks, pot roast, kabobs and stir fry.
Tri tip delivers rich flavor, moderate tenderness and affordably. Great for carving stations, roasts, steaks and stews.
Ball tip is a boneless sirloin cut from the top of the hip bone. It's very lean and less tender than higher quality steaks. However, when tenderized, it can deliver great flavor and value. Consider rubs, marinades and sauces in conjunction with grilling, broiling, roasting and more.
Whole Brisket has both the point and flat sections intact (8-12+ pounds.) It can be used whole – cut into various pieces – or shredded/sliced for BBQ, global entrées, sandwiches and salads. Preparation techniques include roasting, braising, smoking and sous vide.
Our premium hanger steak is tender and packed with flavor. Some say that hanging so close to the kidney imparts extra flavor on this beef. Often marinated first, popular hanger steak cook methods include grilling, broiling, skillet and sous vide.
Outside Skirt Steak
Outside skirt steak (cut from the plate primal) is wider and thicker than inside skirt steak, with some membrane still attached. Rich in flavor, it lends itself to marinades and high-temp grilling for fajita meat and stir fry. Prep: grill, broil, skillet, sous vide.
Inside Skirt Steak
Inside skirt steak (cut from the plate primal) is narrower and thinner than outside skirt steak, with all membrane removed. Rich in flavor, it lends itself to marinades and high-temp grilling for fajita meat and stir fry. Prep: grill, broil, skillet, sous vide.
Plate Short Ribs
Our plate short ribs are thick, meaty and visually inviting. These tender ribs offer excellent beef flavor and dining pleasure. Consider a rub before grilling, braising, smoking, roasting, skillet or sous vide preparation.
Our premium top round can be served as steaks and roasts. Or thinly sliced for Latin American dishes, sandwiches and sliders. Slow cooking helps ensure tenderness. Common preparation methods: grill, broil, skillet, roast, smoke and sous vide.
Bottom Round Flat
The flat is the largest section of the full bottom round that is separated from the heel. While it can be tough ... tenderizing, marinades, moist heat and low & slow cooking help ensure tender, full flavored steaks, roasts and more. Consider roasting, braising and sous vide cook methods.
Eye Round Roast
Flavorful, lean and economical, eye round roast is a boneless roast that looks like tenderloin but starts out much tougher. With some culinary finesse, it can be menued in a variety of popular ways – bringing strong value to chefs and caterers. Recommended cooking methods include grilling, broiling, roasting, skillet and sous vide.
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