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The fore and hindshank are very similar in characteristics. The hind can be a little tougher as the hind does a bit more work, so a bit longer cooking time. They have a similar taste and texture.


To determine the percentage lean of meat: NOTE: This method would certainly get you close, but is completely uncomplicated. Published data: Density of lean beef (from info by link below) is 0.96 grams/milliliter 1 US cup contains 240 milliliters For 1 US cup of lean beef, the expected weight value would be 0.96 g/ml x 240ml the result would be 230.4 grams. ...

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