Beef up your cooking

Beef up your cooking

Beef up your cooking Before I started my job with Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) all I knew about steak is I wanted it medium-rare. My mom burns food and it doesn’t matter if it’s garlic toast or ribeyes. So I was not used to getting medium-rare steak from my mama’s...
Champions on the hoof and under the hide

Champions on the hoof and under the hide

Champions on the hoof and under the hide Alexis “Lexi” Koelling has been pulling a heifer around since she was three. Now 15, she’s no stranger to the winner’s circle, but you wouldn’t know by talking to her. You’d have to prod her a bit to find out she won Grand...
Sustaining common ground

Sustaining common ground

Sustaining Common Ground The first time I visited New York City it thrilled me. So many people from all walks of life coming together at one place and time. The smells were most particular – ranging from the taxi cab exhaust fumes to the Atlantic Ocean, wafting in...
Beef Leaders Institute: An original experience

Beef Leaders Institute: An original experience

BLI: An Original Experience I’ve only been with the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand since May 1, learning more about beef and cattle in three months than in my entire life growing up on a Texas farm and showing stock. Past experience showed me enough to get where...
Of dreams and going all in

Of dreams and going all in

Of dreams and going all in “I wish I could just move west and buy a ranch.” It’s something I’ve heard my dad mutter for years. He’s been around agriculture all his life, stacking hay as a teen and raising Hereford steers for the freezer as an adult. But Maryland is...
Not one for small talk

Not one for small talk

Not one for small talk Uncomfortable silence. If you don’t like it, you know the kind. Perhaps you’re just getting to know somebody, and you reach a point in the conversation where that silence hangs heavy and it makes you uneasy. I’m a talker by nature and...