Author: Ray Venezia
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Release Date: 2016-04-12
When Rachael Ray wants to tell her 2.6 million viewers how to shop wisely at the meat counter, she invites veteran butcher Ray Venezia on her show. This handbook condenses Venezia's expert advice from 25 years behind the butcher block, giving every weeknight shopper and grill enthusiast the need-to-know information on meat grades, best values, and common cuts for poultry, pork, lamb, veal, and beef. The Everyday Meat Guide includes easy-to-follow illustrations and instructions for the questions butchers are most often asked, plus a handy photo gallery for quick identification at the market. Also Includes Ray Venezia's popular turkey carving method, as seen in The New York Times, with step by step instructions including hand placement illustrations. This refreshingly simplified, confidence-instilling take on the most intimidating part of grocery shopping makes navigating the meat counter truly easy.
DIY fever + quality meat mania = old-school butchery revival! Artisan cooks who are familiar with their farmers market are now buying small farm raised meat in butcher-sized portions. Dubbed a rock star butcher by the New York Times, San Francisco chef and self-taught meat expert Ryan Farr demystifies the butchery process with 500 step-by-step photographs, master recipes for key cuts, and a primer on tools, techniques, and meat handling. This visual manual is the first to teach by showing exactly what butchers know, whether cooks want to learn how to turn a primal into familiar and special cuts or to simply identify everything in the case at the market.
Author: Cole Ward
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Release Date: 2014
A comprehensive guide to whole-animal butchery, covering the rudiments of butchery; how meat animals are raised, slaughtered, and marketed; and the complexities of meat grading, carcass yield, marbling scores, and issues with inspection.
Author: Arthur Le Caisne
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Release Date: 2018-05-01
A comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to everything you need to know about selecting, butchering, preparing, and cooking every kind of meat, including beef, pork, lamb, poultry, and wild game. In SECRETS OF THE BUTCHER, author Arthur Le Caisne takes readers step-by-step through the ever-evolving and artisanal world of meat. Much more than just a book on how to butcher meat, SECRETS OF THE BUTCHER covers every aspect of selecting, preparing, and eating meat. Organized by type of protein--beef, veal, pork, lamb, poultry, and turkey--the book categorizes and describes the origin and characteristics of the best of each type. It explains all of the cuts and how they are best prepared, and offers tips and recipes for each. With full-color illustrations, Le Caisne includes over twenty breeds of each animal from Black Angus cows to Iberico pigs to Rhode Island Red chickens. From understanding the benefit of grass-fed beef to the locavore movement to the color of the cut, choosing meat will never feel daunting again. SECRETS OF THE BUTCHER also includes state-of-the-art information on techniques such as brazing, roasting, and grilling; what types of cooking oil to use and at what temperature; recommended salts, peppers, and other spices for every type of meat; and, of course, how to butcher every type of meat. Fully illustrated throughout with clear and useful four-color illustrations, SECRETS OF THE BUTCHER will be a stand-out package against photographic books in this growing category.
The owners of Fleisher's Grass-Fed and Organic Meats offer a thorough guide to buying, butchering and cooking all kinds of meat, in a book that also points out what to avoid when it comes to industrial meats.
With step-by-step photographs at every stage of the process, this guide explicitly details the entire procedure for slaughtering and butchering cattle for beef, including pre-slaughter conditions to killing, skinning, refrigerating and creating market cuts of meat.
Buying large, unbutchered pieces of meat from a local farm or butcher shop means knowing where and how your food was raised, and getting meat that is more reasonably priced. It means getting what you want, not just what a grocery store puts out for sale—and tailoring your cuts to what you want to cook, not the other way around. For the average cook ready to take on the challenge, The Meat Hook Meat Book is the perfect guide: equal parts cookbook and butchering handbook, it will open readers up to a whole new world—start by cutting up a chicken, and soon you’ll be breaking down an entire pig, creating your own custom burger blends, and throwing a legendary barbecue (hint: it will include The Man Steak—the be-all and end-all of grilling one-upmanship—and a cooler full of ice-cold cheap beer). This first cookbook from meat maven Tom Mylan, co-owner of The Meat Hook, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is filled with more than 60 recipes and hundreds of photographs and clever illustrations to make the average cook a butchering enthusiast. With stories that capture the Meat Hook experience, even those who haven’t shopped there will become fans.
Author: Pat LaFrieda
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-09-02
A third-generation butcher and owner of New York's premier meatpacking business introduces home cooks to a full range of cuts and butchering skills while sharing 75 recipes for beef, pork, lamb, veal and poultry. 60,000 first printing.
“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.”
Author: Meredith Leigh
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Release Date: 2015-10-19
Nutrition, environmental impact, ethics, sustainability—it seems like there's no end to the factors we must consider when we think about our food. At the center of the dietary storm is animal-based agriculture. Was your beef factory-farmed or pasture-raised? Did your chicken free range, or was it raised in a battery cage? Have you, in short, met your meat? Most efforts to unravel the complexities of the production and consumption of animal protein tend to pit meat eaters and vegetarians against each other. The Ethical Meat Handbook seeks a middle ground, arguing that by assuming full responsibility for the food on our fork, and more importantly, the route by which it gets there, animals can be an optimal source of food, fiber, and environmental management. This hands-on, practical guide covers: Integrating animals into your garden or homestead Basic butchery: whole animal, primals, subprimals, and end-cuts, including safety and knife skills Charcuterie: history, general science and math principles, tooling up Culinary highlights: getting creative, preparing sauces, ferments, difficult cuts, and extras Eating diversely may be the most revolutionary and proactive action we can take to ensure the sustainability of our food system. The Ethical Meat Handbook challenges us to take a hard look at our individual dietary choices, increase our self-reliance and at the same time enjoy delicious food that benefits our health and our planet. Meredith Leigh is a food and farming specialist who has worked as a butcher, chef, teacher, and homesteader, all in search of realistic solutions for sustainable food.
Author: Thomas Schneller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2011-04-07
Genre: Business & Economics
The KITCHENPRO SERIES: GUIDE TO PURCHASING, 1st edition is the sixth text in the series. By combining real-life situations in food industry purchasing and adding in candid explanations of situations that have been encountered through many years in the food industry, Chef Thomas Schneller along with Brad Matthews have written a text specific to procurement in the food industry. Their vast knowledge of this field gained from years of experience make this text detailed not only in buying ingredients but also on the procurement of equipment as well as finding, identifying and assessing the proper vendor. The text will answer questions about establishing and maintaining vendor relationships, ethical considerations, and enables the buyer to make decisions accurately Since the food industry is full of trends that change frequently, GUIDE TO PURCHASING will help the buyer to understand the importance of trends and how to make the right decision in ordering ingredients by writing product specifications for food service vendors. GUIDE TO PURCHASING is more than a reference tool and a guide for those in the field it but is written in an engaging style so that the reader will learn a variety of purchasing options and product specifications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Monte Burch
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2014-07-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation
With more than forty years of experience butchering domestic animals, game, and birds, award-winning outdoor writer and photographer Monte Burch presents this complete guide for butchering many types of livestock or wild animals. Learn how to butcher cows, chickens, goats, hogs, deer, turkeys, rabbits, and more, with simple and easy-to-follow, step-by-step photographs and illustrations. Burch also provides recommendations on which tools (knives, paring knives, meat scissors, meat grinders, shrink-wrappers) to use for the task at hand. He lists detailed instructions on how to butcher each animal and use each part, so nothing goes to waste. Now you’ll be able to prepare meat for salting and curing, freezing, sausage making, and more. From field dressing, skinning, and boning out a whole deer to efficiently plucking ducks and bleeding out hogs, this is the one-stop guide to help you become more self-sufficient in preparing your meat for your table. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
Author: Kari Underly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-08-16
"The Art of Beef Cutting is the only book on the market that combines a complete listing of beef cuts, including full-color photos and NAMP/IMPS numbers for each cut, with step-by-step instructions on basic meat cutting techniques"--Provided by publisher.
For anyone who ever wanted to know the difference between Porterhouse and Chateaubriand, the Lobel family of master butchers has all the answers in the Meat Bible. Covering every imaginable meatbeef, veal, pork, lamb, poultry, rabbit, and morethe Lobels share their extensive knowledge of the differing tastes, textures, flavors, fat contents, and uses for each cut of meat. More than 150 recipes include such savory dishes as Thai Beef Salad, Braised Pork Tacos with Ancho Chile Sauce, Lamb Loin Chops with Eggplant Caponata and Andalusian-Style Quail with Dates and Almonds. How-to instructions take the mystery out of techniques such as butterflying a chicken. When it comes to meat, no one knows more than the Lobels.