The teres major (mock tender) is cut from the shoulder clod/chuck primal of the cow. The muscle isn’t heavily used. Therefore, the teres major roast is extremely tender and rich in flavor. It’s often compared to the filet mignon. This cut is lean and easy to make, with most choosing to cook it slowly to maximize tenderness.
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You can either purchase it online by going here or call us for an appointment to come into the store on the Farmstead.
For pick-up orders, we will let you know when your order is ready. Please wait until we’ve notified you before coming to pick it up here on the Farmstead.
We respond to all purchases within 24 hours, Monday through Saturday 9am-5pm PST. All emails received after business hours, holidays or during the weekend will be answered on the next business day.
While we would love to host all of our customers, only our registered guests on the Farmstead can visit the animals and watch how we raise our cattle. To book one of our accommodations, go here: https://oostemafarmstead.com/
No, but this is a very common question. Although all Kobe is Wagyu, not all Wagyu is Kobe. Wagyu is the breed of cattle, which hails from Japan, and is famed for its dense marbling and flavor. Kobe beef comes from Wagyu cattle that meet very strict guidelines and are born, raised, and processed in Hyogo Prefecture of Japan, whose capital city is Kobe. Wagyu beef from the US could never be Kobe beef.
When beef does pass inspection, it is stamped or labeled with the USDA inspection stamp, and that means it is fit to eat. The USDA’s inspection is all or nothing. There’s no halfway or partially-passed beef. Meat inspection is a very thorough process.
All of the meats are sealed and frozen.
No, all of our meats come straight from the butcher. Everything is frozen and uncooked. If you wish to have it thawed upon your arrival, please let us know. We can take it out of the freezer and have it thawing in the refrigerator.
No, we do not require a minimum.
Yes, if you wish to buy bulk, send us an email and we can send you some information.
We offer FREE to-your-door meat delivery to the surrounding City of Lynden, within a 20-mile radius for orders over $200.
Yes, we do. Depends on the destination and the amount of meat. All shipping is charged to the purchaser.
We accept the following forms of payment:
Cooking Wagyu is easy. Keep it simple and let the rich beef flavors play a starring role.
We recommend simply seasoning with sea salt and fresh ground pepper and never ever cooking past Medium Rare! Visit our Blog for other Recipes and Tips.
Meat products — 40 lbs or 20 kilograms. Permitted only if accompanied into Canada by the traveler. For more information, go here.
Our chickens are Free Range.