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Steak Online - Mail Order Steaks
Who has the best steak online? We will help you with that, as well as help you find the best steaks, at the best value, for your personal use, or to give as a gourmet food gift. But before we get started, we have to define some basic terminology for the industry. The USDA grade beef based on the many factors, including the amount of marbling, or fat, a steak has. If you happen to be female, don't get squeamish. Fat is good. It adds to the flavor of the meat when it cooks, and most of it will melt and render out during cooking. Depending on the cut, beef has about the same amount of fat as chicken.
The two grades you will find online are Choice and Prime. Numbers vary, but less than 10% of all beef qualifies as Prime, and they are usually purchased by restaurants.
Prime generally tastes better than Choice, but it also much more expensive. We will show you where to get some delicious steaks without having to buy Prime, but if your budget allows, Prime is the way to go. Next there are types of steak, like Angus and Black Angus. These names refer to the breed of cattle. We have found Angus to be better tasting, and especially in burgers, than non-Angus steaks. And finally, there is Natural, Corn-Fed, Grass-Fed, and Grass-Finished.
These titles refer to how the cattle was raised, and what it ate. Throw in all of these factors and a simple task like buying mail order steaks online can become overwhelming. How do you get the right one when buying steak online?
We didn't care about what kind of cattle, grade, or what it ate, and when it ate it. We only cared about the taste and the value. Mail order steak companies will be marketing and position their steaks as "the best steak online," because it was corn-fed, for example.
The natural diet for cattle is grass, not corn, but corn is full of carbohydrates, which make the animal fatter, and theory, more flavorful. Again, to get an outstanding ranking here, the steak had to taste great., so we are going to make it simple for you to decide.
Ribeye on the Bone
If you want the best Ribeye Steak and the amount you pay means nothing, this is the company to seek out. This steak was $80 and well worth it for an ultimate experience.
This is the same steak as the one pictured above, just perfectly cooked on our grill. This is the thick-cut, and for $16 we think it is the best Filet Mignon you can buy online.
Bone-In NY Strip - Tie
You may not have heard of this company, but you will. Their steaks are great, and their pricing is below average. This tied for the best Bone-In NY Strip we've had.
Bone-In NY Strip - Tie
Everyone knows Omaha and thinks of the free offers they promote. Their high-end steaks are not to be overlooked. These tied for the best Bone-In NY Strip steak we've had.
Top Sirloin Filets
Top Sirloin Filets combine excellent value with great flavor, and no one does them better than Chicago Steak Company. These were 10 oz. and cost less than $7 on sale. Load up.
Dakota Buffalo Company
Bone-In Buffalo Ribeye
If you haven't tried buffalo (or bison) meat yet, here is one you start with. It reminded us of how meat used to taste 20 years ago. Much more flavorful than common beef cuts.
Prepared Filet Mignon
What is you want a Filet Mignon, cooked to your liking, and delivered fresh overnight? Here it is at Healthy Chef Creations. It' perfect, even after reheating. We couldn't believe it.
Prepared NY Strip
FreshDirect will deliver cooked steaks too, and just as good. While we enjoyed them, we couldn't tell the difference between their Prime and Choice steaks, so go Choice.
This is tremendous steak and we like it bast at Chicago Steak Company. You can see the size of the Filet Mignon and the NY Strip. Great tasting, and perfectly cut for value.
The T-Bone has a smaller Filet Mignon than a Porterhouse, and this one does too. But look at the size of the NY Strip. And this might be the least expensive T-Bone on the Internet.