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Good Meat is big (over 200 recipes!), thorough, beautiful, and written by a James Beard award winner, to boot. With a focus on sourcing and preparing sustainably raised meat, this is an essential volume for compassionate and conscientious carnivores.
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Good Meat is a comprehensive guide to sourcing and enjoying sustainable meat. With the rising popularity of the locavore and organic food movements — and the terms “grass fed” and “free range” commonly seen on menus and in grocery stores — people across the country are turning their attention to where their meat comes from. Whether for environmental reasons, health benefits, or the astounding difference in taste, consumers want to know that their meat was raised well.

With more than 200 recipes for pork, beef, lamb, poultry, and game, stunning photos of delicious dishes, and tips on raising sustainable meat and buying from local farmers, Good Meat is sure to become the classic cooking resource of the sustainable meat movement.

Review:

"Deborah Krasner is part of a revolution in food, in agriculture, in nutrition, that is taking place in our nation. Her book is a fine contribution to that revolution, teaching us how to eat more healthfully, how to buy from local farmers, how to cook what they raise." Senator Bernie Sanders, from the foreword

Review:

"The healing local food movement's success hinges on artisanal farming and domestic culinary arts. Good Meat takes the mystery out of both in a masterful way, bringing all of us another giant step closer to healing the planet one bite at a time. Beautiful pictures and delightful explanations... Everyone interested in local, earth-friendly food will love this book." Joel Salatin, owner of Polyface Farm

Review:

"Good Meat is a template for all future cookbooks: one that educates on the culinary differences between factory-farmed meats and animals raised on family farms, and the utilization of the entire animal in a sustainable manner." Patrick Martins, founder of Slow Food USA, Heritage Foods USA

Review:

"Good Meat is the cookbook for all who have made the choice to eschew factory-farmed meat for grass-fed and pasture-raised meat. This book provides the knowledge to make sustainably raised meat a reality at your table. Bruce Aidells, author of The Complete Meat Cookbook

Synopsis:

Sixteen years after his authoritative Complete Meat Cookbook, America's favorite meat expert and the founder of Aidells Sausage Company offers a completely new, comprehensive tour of the modern landscape of beef, pork, lamb, veal, bison, and goat, with an emphasis on sustainable meat and more than 250 recipes.

Synopsis:

In the last decade since the publicationand#160;of Bruce Aidells's hugely successful The Complete Meat Cookbook, called by the Washington Post "authoritative" and "all-encompassing," the world of meat cookery has changed radically. With the rise of small farmers and the Internet, a more diverse supply is availableand#8212; not only of beef, pork, lamb, and veal, but also of bison, venison, and goat.and#160;Today's shopperand#160;confrontsand#160;a host ofand#160;bewildering, often misleadingand#160;labels: "certified organic," "humanely raised," "vegetarian diet," and many more.

Whether the cookand#160;shops atand#160;the local farmers' marketand#160;or the supermarket, The Great Meat Cookbook is the definitive guide to the new landscape. In sidebars illustrated with color photographs of each cut, Aidells shows how to pick the best steaks, chop, roasts, and ribs. With hundreds ofand#160; recipes, including "Great Meat Dishes of the World" like Beef Fillet stuffed with Parmesan andand#160;Proscuitto; budget-friendlyand#160;dishes like Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pork Shoulder; speedyand#160;dinners like Mushroom-Stuffed T Bone Lamb Chops,and#160;and charcuterie and sausage selections,and#160;Aidells provides all the information needed for juicy results every time.

Synopsis:

Good Meat is a comprehensive guide to sourcing and enjoying sustainable meat. With the rising popularity of the locavore and organic food movements—and the terms “grass fed” and “free range” commonly seen on menus and in grocery stores—people across the country are turning their attention to where their meat comes from. Whether for environmental reasons, health benefits, or the astounding difference in taste, consumers want to know that their meat was raised well.

 

With more than 200 recipes for pork, beef, lamb, poultry, and game, stunning photos of delicious dishes, and tips on raising sustainable meat and buying from local farmers, Good Meat is sure to become the classic cooking resource of the sustainable meat movement. 

Praise for Good Meat:

"Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Meat belongs on the shelf of every carnivore out there. If you eat meat and if you raise animals for meat or if you have ever considered eating meat or eggs, you need a copy of Deborah Krasner's work of art. The thoughtful essays, equipment and seasonings chapters alone are worth the price of admission, but the anatomy lessons, cutting instructions and more than 200 recipes make the book a rare bargain indeed."

 -Grit.com

“Deborah Krasner is part of a revolution in food, in agriculture, in nutrition, that is taking place in our nation. Her book is a fine contribution to that revolution, teaching us how to eat more healthfully, how to buy from local farmers, how to cook what they raise.” —Senator Bernie Sanders, from the foreword

“The healing local food movement's success hinges on artisanal farming and domestic culinary arts. Good Meat takes the mystery out of both in a masterful way, bringing all of us another giant step closer to healing the planet one bite at a time. Beautiful pictures and delightful explanations . . . Everyone interested in local, earth-friendly food will love this book." —Joel Salatin, owner of Polyface Farm

"Good Meat is a template for all future cookbooks: one that educates on the culinary differences between factory-farmed meats and animals raised on family farms, and the utilization of the entire animal in a sustainable manner." —Patrick Martins, founder of Slow Food USA, Heritage Foods USA 

"Good Meat is the cookbook for all who have made the choice to eschew factory-farmed meat for grass-fed and pasture-raised meat. This book provides the knowledge to make sustainably raised meat a reality at your table." —Bruce Aidells, author of The Complete Meat Cookbook 

"If you want to cook delicious meals from humanely raised meat, Good Meat is for you. It offers superb recipes designed for grass-fed meat, and provides cooks with the first useful guide to ordering direct from the farm. This book makes you feel good about the meat you eat." —Paula Wolfert, author of Clay Pot Cooking

About the Author

Deborah Krasner is a writer and food professional living in Vermont. She hosts culinary vacations in Italy and Vermont, which have been featured in GQ, Bon Appétit, and the Boston Globe. Krasner won a James Beard Award in 2003 for her cookbook The Flavors of Olive Oil. She appears regularly on NPR's The Splendid Table and contributes to Bon Appétit and Real Simple, among other publications.

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Jacqueline Church, June 7, 2013 (view all comments by Jacqueline Church)
I highly recommend this thoughtful book - this price is insanely good! Deborah is a very thoughtful carnivore and cook. I go back to this book for inspiration and instructions again and again. I include it in my resource guide here: http://bit.ly/18cxUbv
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SarahW, January 4, 2011 (view all comments by SarahW)
A how-to guide for buying pastured meats and having them cut, an amazing cookbook, and gorgeously illustrated, to boot. Highly recommended for anyone who cares where their meat comes from.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781584798637
Author:
Krasner, Deborah
Publisher:
Stewart, Tabori, & Chang
Photographer:
Nilsson, Marcus
Foreword by:
Sanders, Senator Bernie
Foreword:
Sanders, Senator Bernie
Author:
Aidells, Bruce
Author:
Sanders, Senator Bernie
Author:
Nilsson, Marcus
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Agriculture & Food
Subject:
Specific Ingredients - Meat
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Meats
Subject:
Meat
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-color throughout
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
10.50 x 9.00 in

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Product details 640 pages Stewart, Tabori, & Chang - English 9781584798637 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Good Meat is big (over 200 recipes!), thorough, beautiful, and written by a James Beard award winner, to boot. With a focus on sourcing and preparing sustainably raised meat, this is an essential volume for compassionate and conscientious carnivores.

"Review" by , "Deborah Krasner is part of a revolution in food, in agriculture, in nutrition, that is taking place in our nation. Her book is a fine contribution to that revolution, teaching us how to eat more healthfully, how to buy from local farmers, how to cook what they raise."
"Review" by , "The healing local food movement's success hinges on artisanal farming and domestic culinary arts. Good Meat takes the mystery out of both in a masterful way, bringing all of us another giant step closer to healing the planet one bite at a time. Beautiful pictures and delightful explanations... Everyone interested in local, earth-friendly food will love this book."
"Review" by , "Good Meat is a template for all future cookbooks: one that educates on the culinary differences between factory-farmed meats and animals raised on family farms, and the utilization of the entire animal in a sustainable manner."
"Review" by , "Good Meat is the cookbook for all who have made the choice to eschew factory-farmed meat for grass-fed and pasture-raised meat. This book provides the knowledge to make sustainably raised meat a reality at your table.
"Synopsis" by ,

Sixteen years after his authoritative Complete Meat Cookbook, America's favorite meat expert and the founder of Aidells Sausage Company offers a completely new, comprehensive tour of the modern landscape of beef, pork, lamb, veal, bison, and goat, with an emphasis on sustainable meat and more than 250 recipes.

"Synopsis" by , In the last decade since the publicationand#160;of Bruce Aidells's hugely successful The Complete Meat Cookbook, called by the Washington Post "authoritative" and "all-encompassing," the world of meat cookery has changed radically. With the rise of small farmers and the Internet, a more diverse supply is availableand#8212; not only of beef, pork, lamb, and veal, but also of bison, venison, and goat.and#160;Today's shopperand#160;confrontsand#160;a host ofand#160;bewildering, often misleadingand#160;labels: "certified organic," "humanely raised," "vegetarian diet," and many more.

Whether the cookand#160;shops atand#160;the local farmers' marketand#160;or the supermarket, The Great Meat Cookbook is the definitive guide to the new landscape. In sidebars illustrated with color photographs of each cut, Aidells shows how to pick the best steaks, chop, roasts, and ribs. With hundreds ofand#160; recipes, including "Great Meat Dishes of the World" like Beef Fillet stuffed with Parmesan andand#160;Proscuitto; budget-friendlyand#160;dishes like Melt-in-Your-Mouth Pork Shoulder; speedyand#160;dinners like Mushroom-Stuffed T Bone Lamb Chops,and#160;and charcuterie and sausage selections,and#160;Aidells provides all the information needed for juicy results every time.

"Synopsis" by ,

Good Meat is a comprehensive guide to sourcing and enjoying sustainable meat. With the rising popularity of the locavore and organic food movements—and the terms “grass fed” and “free range” commonly seen on menus and in grocery stores—people across the country are turning their attention to where their meat comes from. Whether for environmental reasons, health benefits, or the astounding difference in taste, consumers want to know that their meat was raised well.

 

With more than 200 recipes for pork, beef, lamb, poultry, and game, stunning photos of delicious dishes, and tips on raising sustainable meat and buying from local farmers, Good Meat is sure to become the classic cooking resource of the sustainable meat movement. 

Praise for Good Meat:

"Good Meat: The Complete Guide to Sourcing and Cooking Sustainable Meat belongs on the shelf of every carnivore out there. If you eat meat and if you raise animals for meat or if you have ever considered eating meat or eggs, you need a copy of Deborah Krasner's work of art. The thoughtful essays, equipment and seasonings chapters alone are worth the price of admission, but the anatomy lessons, cutting instructions and more than 200 recipes make the book a rare bargain indeed."

 -Grit.com

“Deborah Krasner is part of a revolution in food, in agriculture, in nutrition, that is taking place in our nation. Her book is a fine contribution to that revolution, teaching us how to eat more healthfully, how to buy from local farmers, how to cook what they raise.” —Senator Bernie Sanders, from the foreword

“The healing local food movement's success hinges on artisanal farming and domestic culinary arts. Good Meat takes the mystery out of both in a masterful way, bringing all of us another giant step closer to healing the planet one bite at a time. Beautiful pictures and delightful explanations . . . Everyone interested in local, earth-friendly food will love this book." —Joel Salatin, owner of Polyface Farm

"Good Meat is a template for all future cookbooks: one that educates on the culinary differences between factory-farmed meats and animals raised on family farms, and the utilization of the entire animal in a sustainable manner." —Patrick Martins, founder of Slow Food USA, Heritage Foods USA 

"Good Meat is the cookbook for all who have made the choice to eschew factory-farmed meat for grass-fed and pasture-raised meat. This book provides the knowledge to make sustainably raised meat a reality at your table." —Bruce Aidells, author of The Complete Meat Cookbook 

"If you want to cook delicious meals from humanely raised meat, Good Meat is for you. It offers superb recipes designed for grass-fed meat, and provides cooks with the first useful guide to ordering direct from the farm. This book makes you feel good about the meat you eat." —Paula Wolfert, author of Clay Pot Cooking

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