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At this point into the dog days of summer, you're probably wondering how you can up your BBQ game. Enter Crowd Cow, one of our favorite online purveyors of gourmet meat, which is currently hosting a rare Friends and Family Sale, with savings up to 30 percent off boxes of beef, seafood, and poultry—this week only.
What makes Crowd Cow unique is its eco-conscious approach that lets the customer (you) know exactly where your food comes from. Crowd Cow works with various farmers and ranchers around the world to supply a dynamic range of high-quality meats that are free of antibiotics and added hormones. Browse by farm or by cut (including a large selection of Japanese Wagyu, sustainable seafood, and grass-fed beef) and even read up about the profiles of the meat's respective origins.
Shipping is fast—it usually takes less than two days, and new customers can also get $15 off their first box with code FRIEND15. Below, the deals offered through Crowd Cow's Friends and Family Sale.
$130, normally $162.50
A variety pack of sorts featuring all the essentials for the best grill night ever. This comprehensive box includes Heritage Thick-Cut Bacon from Meyer Natural Heritage Duroc Pork; two 12-ounce New York Strip Steaks, two 16-ounce Bone-in Ribeye Steaks, and six 1/3-pound burger patties from Raised Right; and two free-range organic chicken thighs from SVO Farmer Focus. All this meat works out to about $4.87 per serving.
Cookout Classic Collection
$86, normally $107.50
Fire up the charcoal grill and please the crowd with these cookout favorites, including six 1/3-pound burger patties from Raised Right, 24-ounces of beef hot dogs from Five Dot Ranch, 2 pounds of ground pork sausage Meyer Natural Heritage Duroc Pork, and Turkey Hot Dogs and Pasture-Raised Turkey Patties from Ferndale Market. That's about $4.30 a serving.
Filet Mignon Grill Box
$42, Normally $50
Date night got a little bit more adventurous with two prime 8-ounce cuts of Filet Mignon Raised Right Grass-Finished Beef and a container of Project Smoke Kansas City Smoke Rub for seasoning. Now all you need is a great recipe!
Catch of the Day
$81, normally $90
If you consider yourself more of a pescatarian than a carnivore, you'll find yourself extremely pleased with this Fresh Catch Box, which includes 12 ounces of Norwegian Atlantic salmon from PrimeWaters, two 8-ounce filets of Alaskan Pacific Cod from Sena Sea, a pound of wild Atlantic sea scallops from New Bedford Scallops, and two pounds of jumbo wild blue Mexican shrimp from Del Pacifico Wild Caught Seafoods—all amounting to about $6.39 a serving.
Wild Alaskan Golden King Crab
$80, normally $100
Spoil yourself with the delicacy that is Wild Alaskan Golden King Crab legs, known for its sweet taste and delicate texture, straight from the waters of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Your box includes two pounds of crab legs that come pre-cooked and butterflied or “pre-split” for an easy dining experience. Just heat and serve.