buckeye ground beef is easily defrosted by placing in the refrigerator several hours before use. if you are going to use the ground beef immediatly after defrosting, you can also defrost in a microwave or by submerging ground beef in the bag in cold water.
the usda recommends cooking ground beef to a minimum temperature of 160 F as measured with a food thermometer.
buckeye ground beef is perfect for tacos, meatloaf, chili, lasagna, soup, burgers, meatballs, sloppy joes. try it with your favorite recipe and seasoning for a great tasting meal!