Bottom round steak is an economical cut and is usually less expensive because it tends to be tough and requires special care in cooking. Many recipes call for marinating for several hours, cooking with moisture or cooking slowly in a crockpot. Basically it requires you to cut the meat thinly. This method works is because you are cutting through the connective tissues which make these cuts of meat tough.
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