Although the USDA quality grading system is an indicator of the level of marbling , consumers do not perceive it as such.
The marbling was perfect and my knife slid through the flesh like it was butter.
Beef marbling , muscling and flavor vary across all breeds.
Standard grade carcasses have the least marbling .
The brisket is thinly sliced and rolled, displaying its beautiful marbling .
This is because the current grading system pays top dollar for beef that contains more marbling - and might be more tender - despite consumer preference for lean beef.
Invariably, the marbling is exquisite, but the central motive for Wagyu breeders over the centuries is softness.
finishes like ragging, marbling, and stippling
Discounts for higher levels of marbling reflect this particular program where leanness is preferred and certainly are not reflective of national wholesale beef markets.
What makes a rib eye the most perfectly flavored cut of beef is all that marbling .