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Drove 45 miles for meat!!!

Am I the only one who will drive that far for quality meat? I walked in and a smile appeared ear to ear. I bought one of their packages- brats, chicken breasts, hot dogs, bacon, ground beef, burgers, sausage, & steak. Great prices, great selection (overwhelming to say the least). Now to come up with what to cook first?
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,546
    One of the butchers I visit is about that far from home, but they are on the way to work. I usually stop by on my way home.
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Nice score

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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    I have learnt the advantage of buying fresh local meats and poultry !!  Makes a major difference in the end result.....
  • GA_DawgsGA_Dawgs Posts: 273
    I agree I go about 30 miles to my pork butcher and get beef and chicken from a different butcher about 15 miles away. More expensive than mega store but makes a huge difference in quality. Plus I'd rather support a dying breed, the local butcher.
  • gabrieggergabriegger Posts: 469
    Have driven 90 miles to Stratford Ontario to a Mennonite meat market. Almost due for the yearly run of the Great Ontario Meat Hunt.

    the city above Toronto - Noodleville wtih 2 Large 1 Mini

  • Glad I'm not the only one. Plus it's worth the drive. Meat tastes better and it the same price or less than the local stores.
  • DeckhandDeckhand Posts: 318
    Drove 40 mi. one way to get 15 lb. of brisket points.  Worth it.  
  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,623
    While there are several good butcher shops less than 10 miles away, I do drive 25 - 35 miles at least once a month. Have driven 90+ for really good sausage.
  • gerhardkgerhardk Posts: 842
    We are lucky in that we have a great butcher shop about 15 minute drive from our house.  I buy  all our meat there if we have company and at least go a couple of times a month for our daily needs.

    Gerhard
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