Bone in or out?

To be or not to be, that is the question. And though I’m sure Hamlet wasn’t pondering beef at the time, Shakespeare’s famous line applies to today’s topic and Dr. Phil Bass, meat scientist. Dr. Phil is in our proverbial hot seat fielding questions from readers. A gentleman named Cesar has a bone to pick with …   Continue Reading

Let’s play 20 questions

What is it you want to know? What is it you want us to explain? What is that one thing that stumps you every time you stand at the meat case or fire up the grill or grab your steak knife? We’re putting Certified Angus Beef ® brand meat scientist, Dr. Phil Bass, in the …   Continue Reading

Face of the mad meat scientist

To accurately describe Dr. Phil Bass, take two minutes and complete the following exercise: Empty one packet of Pop Rocks candy into a small Styrofoam cup. Add one shot of espresso, two cups of Mrs. Butterworth pancake syrup and a Ghost chili pepper. Shake well. Set cup on fire. Sprinkle with gasoline. There has, perhaps, …   Continue Reading