Large cuts of meat, like tenderloin and ham, can be sliced thin like lunch meat or in differing thicknesses for things like pork chops. We like to get the large tenderloins and have them sliced about three-quarters of an inch thick. You can request thinner or thicker slices, depending on your personal preferences.
It does not take long to get your meat sliced, either. You can drop off the meat, go about your normal shopping, and come back in a few minutes usually to pick up the sliced meats. We bring them home, divide the slices into serving sizes, and pop them right in the freezer.
Being able to buy meat on sale and get it sliced to your specifications almost seems like a deal too good to be true, but stores are glad to provide you with the meat cuts you want while still making a profit on it themselves.
So next time you go shopping, ask the person at the meat counter about getting custom cuts on the meats they sell. There are many different types of meats that can be sliced this way, so talk to the meat counter person and see just how many options you have.