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Just as good as meat from the supermarket
on April 8, 2014
My title requires some clarification... If your markets are anything like mine, going to the meat aisle is nerve wrecking to say the least... good fresh meat is difficult to find, and no matter what, there is never going to be a product canned in metal that can beat freshly ground chuck and sirloin... so if you're expecting perfection, then you should go see your butcher instead... if you want a convenient, flavorful product to keep in your pantry, then Keystone Meats is the answer.
The ingredients on can: beef and sea salt. I like that! I'm certain that most people don't want to know what is in hamburger from the store... it's generally, I'm told, scraps from cuts of very good meat, trimmings... it's clear that Keystone does the same... it's hamburger, so there's going to be some fat, but the meat used seems of good quality, and the flavor is wonderful for chili, soups... I like it in spaghetti sauce, chili, and tacos especially... tasted on it's own after heating, has a very good flavor.
The product's flavor, texture and color is consistent with freshly cooked ground beef.
When you open the can, you'll see a mass of cooked burger in the middle, surrounded by natural juices and fat... if you want a leaner burger, drain the fat, and heat only the mass of burger... it's precooked, so only requires heating.
I'll be ordering this product regularly, and will look forward each time to some delicious spaghetti, chili or tacos
This can be warmed, run through a food processor, and frozen in ice cube trays, to have ready an easy cube of beef flavor for rice, mac & cheese, scrambled eggs and the like, where you want just some beef flavor.
The reviews which call it unfit and compare it to pet food, are, likely, from people who can never be pleased... you could grind up a very fresh sirloin, cook it perfectly, toss it in the can and give it to them while it's still warm, and they'd still have something bad to say about it....this is a very good product. I detected no funny smells, colors, textures, etc... it's cooked ground beef in a can... a convenient, flavorful addition to any pantry.