Meat Craft Urban Butchery; Geldermans Pork

I took off to the cabin with my daughters for one last long weekend before the “back to school” frenzy took hold of everyone and as usual, I stopped in to see Greg the Butcher at Meat Craft Urban Butchery in Port Moody for my meat fix.

Gelderman's Pork
Gelderman’s Pork

Seeing as I was going with both daughters, I decided to get two monster-sized pork steaks from the Geldermans Pork section of Meat Craft so that I would be sure to have enough meat to feed me and the girls.

Confession time – I do not particularly enjoy pork chops. I grew up eating the pork steaks, the poor cousin to everyone else’s favourite, the pork chop and all I can say is “THANK YOU MOM” for introducing me to this great cut of pork at an early age.

Pork steaks have fantastic fat marbling all through them and as I have said before; fat = flavour!!

Gelderman Pork
Pork Steaks – Banana for Scale

I gave the pork steaks a thorough coating of the Girl with the Grill heavenly hickory rub and worked it into the steaks pretty thoroughly.

Gelderman Pork
Cooked Pork Steak

The pork steaks went in the oven for about forty minutes at 400 degrees before I flipped them over. I gave them another ten minutes in the oven so the other side got a little heat on it, and they were ready to come out of the oven!

I let them rest for a few minutes before cutting into them – wow. So incredibly tender and FULL OF FLAVOUR!! Good quality meat makes all the difference in the world.

The best part – both kids liked them!!