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Taco Bell's PR Is Way Outside the Bun!

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Andrew Gunther

I am not accusing Taco Bell of selling contaminated meat but merely pointing out that "blandness" is almost the least of your problems if you rely on feedlot animals or culled dairy cows for your beef.

Short Rib Recipes: Ragu With Polenta And Korean Kalbi

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the past year, readers have been voting in weekly showdowns of reader-submitted recipes on a given theme. The winning recipes of each w...

PHOTOS: Massive Beef Fat Spill Clogs Houston Ship Channel

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, beef tallow is shown floating in the Houston Ship Channel Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Part of the Houston...

Julia's Beef Bourguignon

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Happy New Year, friends and eaters! We're looking forward to bringing the fun - and the delicious - in 2011!

Secrets Of Holiday Prime Rib On The Grill

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Read more recipes, techniques, tips, product reviews, and reports from Meathead's kitchen and grill deck at A note to vegetarians ...

Dead Cow Walking: National Hamburger Day Is a Celebration That Shouldn't Happen

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Who we eat is a serious moral question. When you're eating meat you're eating misery. And, most likely, you're also eating filth and disease.

A New Muscle

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

While we were shooting our pastrami video at Dickson's last week, butcher Adam Tiberio schooled us on a lesser-known muscle from the back of a cow. ...

Dickson's Farmstand - Pastrami

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Stossel and Fox in the Sustainable Henhouse

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Gunther

Any report which states that grassfed meat is less environmentally friendly than grainfed meat has ignored the environmental costs of all the inputs needed for the system.

How Backwards Is It for the US to Ask South Korea to Lower Fuel Economy Standards?

Peter Brown and Geoff Garver | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Peter Brown and Geoff Garver

The U.S. wants South Korea to lower its fuel economy standards so that U.S. manufacturers can sell more of their cars there. What a cynical way to take advantage of the job crisis in the U.S.

The Soigne Chop

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

There's a good pork chop and then there's the best pork chop, the one the soigne table gets... ...

10 Products And Commodities That Have Hit All-Time Highs

24/7 Wall Street | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Possibly the most critical debate at the moment in the global economy is whether central banks should fight inflation or deflation. On its face, infla...

Honest Cooking And The New Nordic Cuisine

Kalle Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kalle Bergman

Scandinavian food doesn't require a lot of weird ingredients, spices you've never heard of before, or techniques that take seven years of culinary training to master. It is usually very simple.

Grass-Fed Gripes: Problems With Our Eating Cul

Peter Meehan in the New York Times Magazine | SEEING THINGS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With some prodding, the butcher explained that hogget is meat from a sheep that is older than a lamb and younger than the animals that make mutton. It...

The Tug of War - Ethical vs. Economic "Green" Decisions

Tony Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tony Greenberg

There's a constant push-pull between what is environmentally "best" and what is economically sensible. So, how to make the world better, and do it in a reasonable way? To start, you should gather information.

Short Film Reveals The Secret Life of Beef

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Elam

It doesn't have to be all doom-and-gloom. We as consumers still have options, which, over time, can change our economy.

Ag Department Proposal Threatens Animal Welfare

Temple Grandin, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Temple Grandin, Ph.D

As a scientist who has dedicated her life to improving livestock welfare, I am extremely alarmed that the USDA has paid so little attention to the animal welfare implications of their Humane Slaughter Act.

Meatball Madness 2010 (VIDEO)

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

There were so many kinds of meatballs at the New York Wine and Food Festival's "Meatball Madness" that my intellect was paralyzed. And yet I was able to predict, wrongly, who would win.

Creamed Chipped Dried Beef on Toast: A Real Pennsylvania Breakfast!

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Creamed chipped dried beef on toast may sound strange, but it really isn't. In fact, I've decided that it's the kissing cousin of biscuits and sausage gravy down South.

Eating Meaty

Laura Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura Silverman

I feel especially lucky that I have access to Dickson's Farmstand, a purveyor of locally sourced, humanely raised animals.

Gaga's Dress Jerky? Here's How to Make Cootie-Free Jerky.

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The thought of storebought jerky and all its preservatives is almost as unappetizing as eating the well-worn gown from the Gaga collection. So here's how to make your own simple and delicious jerky.

Making a Case for Why Grass-Fed Meat Is Better (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Meet farmer Ingimundur and Ulla Kjarval of Spring Lake Farm. To them, grass-fed meat has a beefy, distinctive taste to it -- a taste they are sure New York diners and chefs will want to seek out.

To Beef or Not to Beef: Musings of a Healthy Carnivore

Neil Zevnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Neil Zevnik

"To beef, or not to beef - that is the question..." Okay, so Shakespeare is twitching a little in his grave right now; but punning aside, this is a va...

Beefy Book | By Mark Schatzker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But Steak stands apart because of Schatzker's fun, accessible style and his willingness to slay the sacred cows of what supposedly makes great steak....

How a Beefeater and a Tortoise Captured America's Attention

Julia Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Julia Stuart

In all my escapist reveries I never imagined the amazing response that my second novel, The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise would receive in America.