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May 24th, 2020

Recent months we have all been living through very interesting times with the COVID 19 pandemic.  Our family has felt very fortunate to live and work on the ranch in the remote mountains of Kern County.  While the work on the cattle ranch has continued, the guest ranch came to a screeching halt.  It was




Rankin Ranch Beef

February 4th, 2020

We launched a new website for Rankin Ranch Beef.  We can’t wait for you to visit  You can now see exactly what we have in stock and buy online.    Our family is proud to offer high quality, local beef from our ranch to your table.  Our cattle are raised on our 156 year old




Join Our Team – Ranch Jobs

January 10th, 2020

Are you looking for a new adventure in 2020?  You should join our team!  We are already making plans for our 2020 season and are accepting inquires from those interested in working at the ranch. Today the 4th, 5th, and 6th generation Rankins live and work on the ranch, but we can’t do it alone. 




Brown Butter Beef Tenderloin

December 9th, 2019

Ingredients 1 (5 to 6 pound) beef tenderloin 2 teaspoons table salt 2 teaspoons black pepper 1 teaspoon white pepper 1/2 cup unsalted butter 4 cloves garlic Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Heat a heavy 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. 2. Cut roast in half if necessary to fit in a 12-inch skillet.




Beef Brisket Recipe

November 12th, 2019

INGREDIENTS BEEF BRISKET SEASONING: 4 pounds (2 kg) beef brisket 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 teaspoons paprika 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon chili or Cayenne powder (optional) 2 tablespoons olive oil SAUCE: 2 cups (500ml) barbecue sauce 3 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 – 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper (optional for heat) 1 teaspoon salt INSTRUCTIONS SLOW COOKER: Spray inside of a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking




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