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Common Mistakes Made When Marinating

When you’ve purchased high-quality meat, you want to make sure that you’re preparing it properly. Of course, the preparation process will all come down to your preference for flavor and how much time you have available for preparation. Marinating is one of the most common choices that people turn to when it comes to preparing their meat, but what most people don’t realize is that they are often doing it incorrectly.

The team at Keller Crafted Meats works hard to provide non-GMO, sugar-free meat. Because our meat is of such a high-quality, we want to ensure that you’re preparing it the proper way. We’re going to touch on some of the biggest mistakes that people make when it comes to marinating meat.

Balancing the Flavor

Marinating truly does come down to flavor preference. That being said, one of the biggest mistakes that people often experience with their marinade is either having too light of a flavor or too much flavor. Either end of the spectrum can be extremely easy to get to. Having too little flavor could be a result of not giving the marinade enough time while too much flavor might be due to adding too many seasons to the marinade.

The best way to avoid hitting too much of either end of the spectrum is to be mindful while you create your marinade and to plan accordingly. With high-quality flavors that are blended thoughtfully and enough time to let the meat soak in the flavors, you’re sure to have a flavorful meal.

Too Little Marinade

We just finished talking about how challenging balancing flavors can be. The ingredients that you place in the marinade are crucial to the result of the flavor, but they’re not the only thing that you need to take into consideration. The amount of marinade that you make will also make a difference in the flavors that you’re enjoying.

So, when you’re going about making your marinade, and you’re focusing on balancing flavors, make sure that you have enough marinade to generously cover all of the meat that you’re going to be cooking. By generously covering your meat, you know that your meat has the chance to soak up all of the flavors that you’ve prepared.

Using Low-Grade Meat

Though marinade is intended to provide a delicious flavor, it’s not the only factor that will contribute to whether or not a meal is delicious. A major part of having a meal that tastes delicious after having been marinated is the quality of the meat itself. If you’re using cheap meat that is low-grade, no amount of marinade is guaranteed to provide you with the flavor that you’re craving.

If you’re guilty of using the processed meats at the grocery store and you don’t believe that this would make a big difference, it’s time to try it for yourself. Order your meat of choice from Keller Crafted Meat and allow for the meat to do the talking. Whether you choose to use a marinade or grill it as is, you’re guaranteed to have a meal that’s memorable. Our sugar-free, grass-fed meats are of the highest quality, and you’ll notice the difference! Browse our selection of meats online and place your order today.