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CLEVELAND -- In my continued search to save you time and money, I happily expose a restaurant food secret. If you've ever wondered why that piece of meat is so much more tender when you pay $35 in a restaurant vs $12 at home, I have a deal for you.

It starts with an age old technique known as 'jaccarding' a razor sharp series of blades that simultaneously cuts through the connective tissues that can make meat tough. As the tiny heat channels are created during that 'jaccarding', marinades and seasoning penetrate faster and cooking time is significantly reduced.

For the first time, in a while, 'The Jaccard Supertedermatic' that's in use at restaurants throughout our region is under $20. I've seen stores charge double for this bad boy. The best part: you can now buy lower grade cuts of meat, tenderize them and achieve that filet mignon texture.

I'm pairing my 'Frugal Food Friday' deal pick with two other great deals on BBQ Sauce and the best dry rubs we've ever tasted.

$20 Off Jaccard Supertendermatic 48 Blade Tenderizer + Free Shipping
MSRP: $39.99
Now: $19.95
**Lowest price with free shipping at the time this article was written

$14 Off CharCrust Rub Seasoning Variety 4 Pack + Free Shipping
Was: $33.94
Now: $19.95
**Includes All American BBQ, Roasted Garlic Peppercorn, Original Hickory and Ginger Terriyaki

$12 Off BBQ Sauce Variety Four Park + Free Shipping
Was: $36.94
Now: $24.95
**Includes four award-winning and hugely popular BBQ sauces

Want more deals? Follow @MattGranite on Twitter.

We do not receive any financial compensation from any deals or for mentioning any companies. The only purpose of this series is to save you money.

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