Knowing how to cook ground beef is something every home cook needs to know because it’s a staple in so many recipes. In this post, we’ll start at the beginning about what is ground beef, and work our way to how to cook ground beef and easy ground beef recipes.
How often do you cook with ground beef?
Once a week? Twice a week? More?
It’s a staple in so many home kitchens, and for good reason too.
What is ground beef?
Ground beef is chopped-up beef that only comes from primal cuts and trimmings. It’s often called hamburger because of the juicy burgers we all love.
However, if you asked a butcher or meat aficionado, they’ll say that technically there’s a difference between hamburger and ground beef. All ground beef can only be made using meat, trimmings and fat from primal cuts (there’s no additional fat added), but hamburger can add fat to reach the appropriate fat content, if desired.[Read more…]