Our nation is currently in the throes of a food revolution which is charging across the country and changing the way in which Americans both think and eat. And the beating heart of this revolution is meat. The butcher has made a return to American culture and now has a new role; the guy to go to in order to avoid the evil that is industrial meat. This tastes bad, is very bad for your health and in causing untold damage to the environment. Jessica and John Applestone, former vegetarians and vegans respectively, are trailblazers through their shop Fleishers. This is an old school butchers on a very modern mission; to only source and sell organic and grass fed meat. The Butcher’s Guide To Well-Raised Meat ($19) a great book for anyone who cares about what they are actually putting into their bodies.
Ed Levine, along with the other editors of the food blog SeriousEats.com now brings you the first ever Serious Eats ($12) book. This is a celebration of the favorite foods of America, from barbecue to pizzas, sliders to tacos, egg sandwiches to doughnuts and much much more. Serious Eats literally crackles with the familiar energy ...[Read More]