Year of the Cow

Year of the Cow

How 420 Pounds of Beef Built A Better Life for One American Family

Book - 2015
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"After realizing he knew more about TVs than about the meat on his plate ... Jared Stone purchased an entire grass-fed steer and resolved to make the best use of it that he possibly could. [This book] follows the trials and tribulations of a home cook as he and his family try to form a more meaningful relationship with their food and the environment. From meeting the rancher who raised his cow to learning how to successfully pack a freezer with cow parts, Stone gets to know his steer and examines how previous generations ate, delving into the ways our ancestors prepared meals and the ethnography of cattle"--
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781250052582
1250052580
Branch Call Number: 641.662 St717Y 2015
Characteristics: xii, 302 pages ; 22 cm

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Cynthia_N Jun 27, 2015

What a good book! Stone's way of looking at life is quite funny and honest which makes for a great read! I like that he puts in recipes and talks about how to cook different cuts of meat.
If you decide to buy a whole cow make sure you get a bigger freezer!

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