Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut

by Lynne Curry

Running Press | May 15, 2012 | Hardcover

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“Leaping in sales by thirty percent each year, artisan beef—including natural, organic, and especially grassfed—is captivating everyone’s attention. With all of these new choices on the market, Pure Beef answers home cooks’ most pressing questions: Which beef should I buy? Where can I buy it? How should I cook it? Featuring an engaging beef cooking tutorial and a cook-friendly beef cut chart, Pure Beef instructs anyone how to grill, roast, stew, simmer, and sauté every cut of beef to their liking. With chapters organized by cooking methods and corresponding beef cuts, its 140 recipes are customized for leaner, heat-sensitive grassfed beef and model a healthful and sustainable approach to meat eating. A groundbreaking guide to artisan beef, this cookbook offers everyone the benefits of an informative and delicious ranch-to-table dining experience complete with a full-color photo recipe insert and landscape images throughout.”

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 288 pages, 9.13 × 7.38 × 0.68 in

Published: May 15, 2012

Publisher: Running Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0762440880

ISBN - 13: 9780762440887

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Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut

Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut

by Lynne Curry

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 288 pages, 9.13 × 7.38 × 0.68 in

Published: May 15, 2012

Publisher: Running Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0762440880

ISBN - 13: 9780762440887

From the Publisher

“Leaping in sales by thirty percent each year, artisan beef—including natural, organic, and especially grassfed—is captivating everyone’s attention. With all of these new choices on the market, Pure Beef answers home cooks’ most pressing questions: Which beef should I buy? Where can I buy it? How should I cook it? Featuring an engaging beef cooking tutorial and a cook-friendly beef cut chart, Pure Beef instructs anyone how to grill, roast, stew, simmer, and sauté every cut of beef to their liking. With chapters organized by cooking methods and corresponding beef cuts, its 140 recipes are customized for leaner, heat-sensitive grassfed beef and model a healthful and sustainable approach to meat eating. A groundbreaking guide to artisan beef, this cookbook offers everyone the benefits of an informative and delicious ranch-to-table dining experience complete with a full-color photo recipe insert and landscape images throughout.”

About the Author

Lynne Curry is a former vegetarian who learned to love locally raised beef when she moved to Oregon’s remote Wallowa Valley in 2001. Through years of experience, she learned to cook every morsel. A James Beard Awards journalism nominee, Lynne’s food articles and recipes have appeared in many publications including Saveur, The Los Angeles Times, Relish, and Culinate.com. She is a contributor to Zester Daily and the Portland Oregonian and works as a private chef, cooking teacher, and consultant. She lives with her family in Joseph, Oregon.

Editorial Reviews

Shannon Hayes, host of GrassfedCooking.com and author of The Grassfed Gourmet“Splendid! Pure Beef is well informed, and makes a delicious contribution to our expanding knowledge of the world of grassfed meat.”Bruce Aidells, host of Good Cookin' with Bruce Aidells and author of Big New Meat Cookbook“Written in an eloquent but clear style, Pure Beef is crammed full of useful advice. I particularly like the section on How to Cook Like a Butcher, which offers advice about underappreciated and lesser known cuts. Best of all Lynne backs up her advice with satisfying recipes . . . and there are lots to keep me cooking for quite a while.”Jerry Traunfeld, Owner of Poppy restaurant and author of The Herbfarm Cookbook"Hurray to Lynne Curry for writing Pure Beef for the growing number of us who choose to eat beef raised ethically and sustainably. It’s the most thorough beef cookbook of any type that I’ve seen, full of relevant information and clear recipes that highlight the best cooking methods for every cut.”Vitaly Paley, chef owner Paley’s Place Bistro and bar and coauthor of The Paley’s Place Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from the Pacific Northwest"Pure Beef is the definitive guide on cooking with grass-fed beef. Lynne explains the difference between grass-fed and grain-fed, talks about healthy fats, antibiotics, and hormones, explains the confusing terms like “commodity,” “natural,” “certified,” and “organic.” She also gives useful advice on how to chose, where to buy, and how to ta
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