Online Education Resources for Beef

Need beef cookery "how-to" videos? Basics About Beef booklet online? Food safety information? Having a discussion about beef issues in the news? These links/websites are managed by the beef checkoff and America’s cattle farmers and ranchers.

BUYING AND PREPARING BEEF

  Basics About Beef – student booklet. Download a pdf or view online

  Interactive Butcher Counter – match the cut of beef to its cookery method. Find recipes and nutritional information.

  Facts About Beef – answers to questions about safety, environment, animal care, nutrition

  Beef Choices – describes grain-finished, natural, certified organic, grass-finished beef options

  Recipe Finder – searchable database with hundreds of beef recipes

  Burgers for Every Occasion - 100 ways to build a burger 

  Carve Like a Pro

  Kid Friendly Recipes – easy recipes, menu ideas to make family meals healthy and fun

  Enriching Family Mealtimes – download this kit to help families learn about the importance of eating together

  Beef It's What's For Dinner – hundreds of beef recipes, cooking info and how-to videos


NUTRITION

  Nutrition information for different age groups

  All about Protein

  Beef and Heart Health

  Lean Beef Recipe Search – type beef in the Keyword Search

SAFETY

  Handling and Storage

  Using a Meat Thermometer (English and Spanish)

  How to Handle Raw Meat


FOODSERVICE

  Beef in Foodservice – for foodservice professionals

  School lunch recipes – five new recipes for school lunch


HOW WE RAISE CATTLE

  Facts about Beef that address current issues in the news and social media related to environment, nutrition, safety and animal care.

  Iowa Food & Family Project – learn about food production in Iowa and follow Iowa Girl Eats blogger, Kristin Porter, and Food and Swine blogger Cristen Clark. Sign up for the monthly E-letter to stay up-to-date on news and ev