A Super Simple Guide to Cuts of Beef, Prices and How to Cook It [Infographic]

fillet of grass-fed beef

Sometimes, the slick names for the seemingly endless cuts of beef leave you befuddled at the grocery store. Your eyes dart from the top sirloin to the ribeye, wondering why one costs more than the other. Then, when you finally choose to go with the ribeye and bring it home, you end up begrudgingly Googling the proper way to cook it.

For those familiar with the above scenario, this cheat sheet to cuts of beef shows you where each cut of meat is located on the cow, how much the cut costs and the best method to cook it. If you plan on grocery shopping this week, we recommend bookmarking or printing this guide out. It’ll be a huge help when trying to figure out what cut is best suited for the stew, pot roast, or stir fry you’re planning to make. Plus, you’ll be at ease knowing you have a better grasp of whether that flank steak is worth the extra bucks. Trust.

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A Quick, Simple Guide to Growing Vegetables on Your Patio [Infographic]


As a city girl, I dream of having the perfect garden, on a fire escape or otherwise, full of healthy plants, fruits, and vegetables for me and my friends to eat. In this perfect garden, there are no bugs, no pests, no rabbits trying to eat carrots, just perfectly organized little plots of vegetables, arranged even more neatly than the supermarket’s fare.

So when I say that these infographics totally add fire to the flames of that dream, you’ll quickly understand what I mean.

They neatly display how to arrange your garden, and the cheat sheet summarized the basics of home gardening for beginners. This intensive informational guide tells you everything you need about planting, from the kinds of care and soil you need, to pests to watch out for, to when to plant seats and when to harvest.  It even offers some suggestions on which vegetables to plant together, to help you save space and deter pests.


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