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Meat, Poultry, & Seafood

10 Kitchen-Tested Ingredients

Imported Prosciutto
Imported Prosciutto
How does our favorite American prosciutto stack up against imported, Italian offerings?
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Mail-Order Strip Steaks
Can you buy a better steak through the mail?
Breakfast Sausage Patties
Breakfast Sausage Patties
Shaping and frying breakfast sausage meat is more work than simply browning a frozen, fully cooked patty. Is it worth the effort?
Premium (High-End) Pork
Premium (High-End) Pork
Nowadays, chefs and consumers pay top dollar for specialty pork breeds. But are those pedigreed labels a true indication of quality—or just a premium price ta…
Supermarket Pepperoni
Supermarket Pepperoni
We wanted our pepperoni to taste like it was sliced off of a pepperoni stick in an Italian market—even if it really came from a plastic bag.
Black Forest Deli Ham
Black Forest Deli Ham
In Germany, this boneless ham is a traditional regional specialty produced according to strict “Protected Geographic Indication” regulations. Could any domestic…
Mail-Order Porterhouse Steaks
Mail-Order Porterhouse Steaks
Are fancy mail-order Porterhouse steaks worth the price?
Tenderizers
Tenderizers
For ultra-thin cutlets, meat tenderizers actually work. In this case, does brand matter?
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Filet Mignon
Filet Mignon
Should you spend $80 a pound on prime filets?
American Caviar
We were (pleasantly) surprised to discover caviar that was both affordable and tasty.