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

100% Fullblood Wagyu Beef contains higher concentrations of MUFAs (monounsaturated fatty acids-healthy types of fat) and Oleic Acid (Omega-9 fatty acid) than wild caught salmon.

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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

Cross Creek Ranch not only provides a stress-free environment for their cattle but waits three full years for their cattle to reach matured harvesting age, therefore developing a greater complex and texture contributing to the quality of their beef. 

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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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Foundation Sires

At Cross Creek Ranch we've focused our breeding efforts on producing Fullblood and Crossbreed cattle using the best and most famous Wagyu sires and dams.

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