It’s the beginning of a new year, full of possibilities, but we can’t just forget about 2020. It was a year of ups and downs but the Arizona Beef blog continued to share the story of Arizona beef. Check out our annual round up of the Arizona Beef Blog’s top ten most-read posts. We visited with ranchers across the state to bring you more information on how beef is raised, delicious beef meals were cooked and shared so you can recreate them at home, and much more. Enjoy!
10th Most Read Blog Post
What is Range Management and Why is it Important?
A blog post all about what range management is and why it’s important with information collected from our many visits with Arizona beef ranchers from across the state.
9th Most Read Blog Post
Brooke Appetit: Beef Shish Kabobs with Lebanese Rice
Brooke is no stranger to our list! She has been on here before and she deserves to be here again with this delicious recipe. You probably want to check this one out if you haven’t already.
8th Most Read Blog Post
The Beef Lifecycle
The beef lifecycle can be confusing, and we mapped it out in this blog post.
7th Most Read Blog Post
From Ranch to Kitchen: Rancher and Chef Collaborate
A Q&A with executive chef Ryan Clark and Arizona rancher Dean Fish was compiled after they had the chance to visit each other’s places of work for a special collaboration with Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. and Chef’s Roll.
6th Most Read Blog Post
Meet Your Ranchers: Emmett and Lori Sturgill
Some of our most favorite blogs are about the ranchers who raise the delicious Arizona beef we eat. This one was no exception! This blog and many others on this list were generously funded by the Arizona Cattle Industry Research and Education Foundation.
5th Most Read Blog Post
Arizona Beef’s Simple and Easy Prime Rib Roast
Lauren has worked on this recipe for literally years and it’s about as close to perfection as it can be. So we shared it with you this year! The goal of this particular recipe was to make it simple. And that it is! You’ll want to save this one so it’s ready for your next special gathering.
4th Most Read Blog Post
Meet Your Ranchers: Anita Waite and Sherwood Koehn
Another blog funded by the Arizona Cattle Industry Research and Education Foundation and another great visit with a hard-working Arizona beef rancher. Anita and Sherwood place heavy emphasis on leaving the land better than they found it while raising high-quality cattle to give us delicious beef.
3rd Most Read Blog Post
Meet Your Rancher: Angie Newbold
Angie is a first-generation rancher with true passion for the beef community. She also happens to be a dedicated runner and this blog highlights how the two worlds mesh.
2nd Most Read Blog Post
Meet Your Sale Barn Owners: The Shores Family
The Shores family embodies heritage, dedication, and passion for what they do. They share all about the sale barn life, how important this portion of the beef lifecycle is to the community, and all about the genuine devotion this family has for the families in their community. Blog funded by Arizona Cattle Industry Research and Education Foundation.
Most Read Blog Post of 2020
Meet Your Rancher: Cassie Lyman
Finally, our number one most-read blog post of 2020 features Cassie Lyman of Lyman Ranches. To say Cassie is a powerhouse would be an understatement because she is much more than that. She is a mother, a devoted church member, a dedicated wife, a volunteer, a business owner, a rancher, and the list goes on. This was the first blog post we published in 2020 and it did not disappoint.
Thank you to each of our readers for reading along. Please let us know what you want to see more of in 2021. We will be here, sharing the story of dedicated Arizona beef ranchers working hard to raise delicious beef for their families and for yours.