Gourmet Foods 101
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Online Meat Retailers

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I remember growing up in the United Kingdom that a lot of the fun of gourmet cooking actually started a long time before the food reached the table. Going to the market on a Saturday morning was definitely a highlight of the week. Even if you were a vegetarian, you couldn't help take your eyes off of the chickens, lambs and rabbits and the thick, juicy, tender cuts of pork and beef laid out before you.

A lot of people like to hang on to their traditions and they still enjoy visiting the market today. However, with the hustle and bustle of many people's daily lives, which often includes working 10 hour days and then driving the kids to soccer practice, there's not always time to go down to the market or butcher shop to choose your weekly cuts of meat. If you find yourself in this position, but would still like to purchase some quality meats, you will be happy to know that there are many online meat retailers to choose from.

It may not be the same as inspecting the meat you would like to buy yourself, but most of these online meat retailers stand by their products and guarantee them. Not only do they sell meat such as veal, lamb, beef, pork, chicken, turkey etc., but most of these companies also sell all types of gourmet food including seafood, pastas and baked goods along with other items such as cookbooks and videos. Online meat retailers offer just about every cut of meat you could imagine from boneless pork chops to filet mignon and baby back ribs. Some of the retailers even sell food for your pets and you can also send the food to somebody as a gift.

These businesses are quite simple, as you order the food you would like online or by phone, pay with a credit card and they ship it to you. The meat comes frozen in an insulated cooler. A good way to save more money and enjoy the benefits of an online meat retailer is to become a member of the outlet. Some of the more well-known and popular online meat retailers include Omaha Steaks, Lobel's, Hickory Farms, Niman Ranch, MyButcher and Uptown Prime.