Although bison is very different than beef, the retail cuts are the same. Our offerings vary throughout the year, and some cuts are limited by nature, such as a flank steak. If there are other cuts you are interested in, let us know and we’ll talk to the butcher!
Meat can be ordered via email or phone and picked up with a no contact pick up here at the farm. We will also be at the Cazenovia Farmers Market on some Saturdays this summer. Empire Buffalo and the market are practicing social distancing and masks are required.
List is current as of August 14,2020
Steaks and roasts prices vary by weight.
Filets. These steaks are cut from the tenderloin and are table knife tender. One pack has two steaks that are cut either 1.5 or 2 inches thick and come two to a pack. Weights range from 3/4 to over a pound a package.
Filet Tips. These are the end pieces of the same tasty tenderloin. They are great for recipes, that don’t require a uniform shape for presentation. These packages are usually about 3/4 of a pound.
Delmonico. A bison Delmonico is also known as a ribeye. Unlike a beef ribeye it is still quite lean without marbling Very tasty! Also sold two to a pack, about an 1.25 inches thick. Usually between 3/4 and 1 1/4 pounds in a pack.
NY Strip. Maybe it’s because we have NY bison, but we love this cut. Lean and full of flavor. Steaks are about 1.5 inches thick and two to a pack. Weights vary but are usually around a pound.
Sirloins. This steak is full of flavor and a great family cut. They work well with a quick marinade and then sliced to serve. One to a pack, about an inch thick. These are currently running pretty small. We like cutting them in strips and using them for stir fry or fajitas. Weights are between 3/4 and a pound.
Flanks and Skirts. If you have a great marinade recipe, these are the original fajita steaks Slice them against the grain and enjoy the bison flavor! Very thin, and pretty small, with weights usually around 1/2 pound.
Top Round. This cut is best with an overnight marinade or a low and slow cooking approach. We have them cut about 1.5 inches thick and they come in around two pounds.
Bottom Round Roast. Great for low and slow cooking. We like the Mississippi Roast recipe from the NY Times. They weigh between 2 1/2 and 3 pounds and are very lean.
Standard Sizes, various choices
Shaved Steak. Oh my goodness good! This is really lean and ready for a quick saute in a frying pan. Use it to make a cheesesteak sandwich and you won’t be disappointed.
$16 one pound pack.
Kabobs. Cut from the Sirloin Tip, these kabobs like a good marinade and a quick grill. If you’re not the grilling type, they also work great in the bison bourgoin recipe of your choice. Yummy!
$16 for a one pound pack
Italian Sausage. A mild version of a spicy Italian sausage, these are great on the grill, or with your favorite red sauce. 4 links to a one pound pack
$14 one pound pack with 4 links
Stew Meat. Nice big chunks of well trimmed, lean bison. Works great in all your recipes and comes in a convenient one pound pack.
$13 for a one pound pack.
Ground. People love our burger. Lean and versatile you can use it for burgers, tacos, meatballs and all your favorite recipes. Comes in a convenient one pound pack.
$12 for a one pound pack.
Patties. These patties are ready for the grill. Thin, round patties that are four to a pound.
$13 for a one pound pack.