In Tune with June

Welcome to the June issue of The Butcher’s Blog! After the cold and rain at the end of May, we are all ready for a warmer summer. Congratulations to all graduates at the University of Oregon and all area schools. In Eugene this month we have the Oregon Bach Festival starting on the 28th, and then the Hayward Classic track even the next day on the 29th.

Wine and Cheese Shop – now carrying a large selection of local and imported wines and cheeses for all occasions. Try the award winning Rogue River Blue Cheese.

Just in !
Growlers and Pints now available in our Deli. Growlers are 64 oz bottles (yours or ours – $15 deposit) that we fill up with beer from our tap – $12.80 or just twenty cents an ounce. Ninkasi Radiant Red or Descender Good Life (subject to change), your choice. Pints are only $3.50. We have tables so you can also enjoy one of our deli or Panini sandwiches with Boar’s Head meats. No crowds or long lines.

Have You Heard of Hanger Steaks?
If you are looking for a great steak to grill that has great taste , ask us about our hanger steaks. These usually cannot be found at other markets locally. Anatomically, the hanger steak is said to “hang” from the diaphragm of the steer. The diaphragm is one muscle, commonly cut into two separate cuts of meat: the “hanger steak” traditionally considered more flavorful, and the outer skirt steak is composed of tougher muscle within the diaphragm. The hanger is attached to the last rib and the spine near the kidneys. They used to be also called “butcher’s steaks” because butchers would keep them for themselves instead of for sale. Not here. We have them ready for you to try and enjoy ! Not as tender as other steaks , the hanger is good for marinating.

Rotisserie Chicken on “Roto Wednesdays” Also Available Anytime by Special Order

Every Wednesday between 4-6pm we have fresh cooked rotisserie free range whole chickens available for pickup. Call ahead of you want to be sure to get one. You can also order these anytime with advanced notice. They average about 5 pounds and are priced at $13.99.

June Barbecue Ideas for The Grill from

Chicken and Bacon Shish Kabobs
Peruvian Lomo Saltado with Beef Tri-tip 
Prize Winning Baby Back Ribs
Blake’s Best Steak (Ribeye)

Meat Packages Save $$ – Lots of Choices

Our meat packages are designed to give you a lot of choices in three different packages. Visit our pricing chart on our web site with options that are available with each plan – Gold, Silver, or Bronze. Meat Packages >

The Whole Hog for Your Luau Party

It’s also Luau season and we start to get orders for whole hogs around this time of year. Here’s the current prices as shown on our web site: Natural Luau Hogs – One Week Lead Time for Orders 40-60lb $3.10 lb., 60-80lb $2.65lb, 80-100lb $ 2.55 lb, 100lb+ $ 2.45 lb.

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from all of us here at Long’s Meat Market,
we wish you a happy and healthy month of June.  – 541-344-3172

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