Know your source. Do you know where your beef comes from?

Ranchers who treat their small herds to the best free-ranging, stress-free environments produce the best meatKNOW YOUR SOURCE means knowing what you are feeding the people you care about. Spending a little bit more for a better quality of food is the gift we give our family.

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Is Wagyu Too Fatty?

Wagyu beef is unique in every sense. From the health benefits, to the intramuscular distribution and heat sensitivity of the fat, to the unique umami flavor, Wagyu beef is truly a delicacy worth the extra expense.

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What is Umami?

"Umami" is a Japanese word that can be translated to mean “pleasant savory taste”, but in culinary circles the term is more commonly used to describe a taste sensation that feels satisfying, savory, and meaty. Discover more about umami flavoring why it's important for steaks!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your most important questions about Cross Creek Ranch Premium Meats, our USA raised beef products (100% Full Blood Wagyu Beef, American Wagyu Beef, and Black Angus Beef), and shipping & care of your exclusive meats.

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Wagyu Beef Health Benefits

Is Wagyu Beef Healthy?

Wagyu Beef has the lowest cholesterol level of any meat, and even lower in cholesterol than fish or chicken. This miracle beef has 22% lower cholesterol than pork and 15% less than chicken. Wagyu yields 63 times the monounsaturated fats found in fish which is the closest equivalent. Wagyu is also believed to have anti-carcinogenic properties.

Wagyu beef is also rich in Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are essential to human health and must be obtained through food because the body does not create these fatty acids.

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Cross Creek Ranch: A Site of Historical Enterprise

The animals of Cross Creek Ranch are provided with acres to roam freely, fresh mountain air, and abundantly clean drinking water fed from snow streams.

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Cross Creek Ranch Farming Practices

To maintain the highest level of quality, the ranchers have incorporated progressive farming practices that promote nutrient-dense foods for their cows, which results in the highest quality of beef available.   

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History of Cross Creek Ranch

By learning from Japanese breeders, and their own experience, Cross Creek Ranch has developed a tradition of excellence you taste in every bite.

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What is Wagyu Beef?

Urban legend would have us believe that Wagyu cattle spend their day receiving full body massages while feeding off the finest grains, drinking copious amounts of beer, and listening to live violin music. While there may be some truth to some of these myths...

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