Located in the hind of the animal, round is known for the choicer cuts of roasts. Steaks can be cut in this area, but they are little on the lean side. This is the reason why it is recommended to make roast out of this area. The lack of fat makes the steaks dry if grilled, but they make excellent oven roasts; if cooked with moisture they are tender and lean.
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