Beef prices are at their highest level in two decades.
The cost of ground beef has hit $3.55 a pound, according to February government readings.
That's up 56-percent since 2010.
The average for round steak is at $5.28.
The cost of other staples, such as milk, butter, eggs, fruit and vegetables are also climbing.
With a severe drought ravaging farms across most of California, experts say prices could rise even more.
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