Thursday, February 19, 2009

And On The Lighter Side of Beef

This is an example of great journalism, a lightly tongue-in-cheek article in the Seattle PI about the real definition of grass-fed beef. Favorite line, "Officers scraped off the natural byproduct of cows and endured the associated odors to unbolt false panels which concealed... "

Go ahead, it's harmless and giggle-worthy and we need to help journalists stay employed *smile*.

5 comments:

onlinepastrychef said...

Carrie! I didn't even realize you had a blog--now that I know, I'll stop by often! The Tanka Bar folk have a distribution deal w/REI sporting goods stores. Not sure when they're supposed to start carrying them, but it's quite a coup for this little company! There's a map of locations where you can purchase, or you can order from their website, if you're interested. As far as I can tell, it's buffalo, through and through, not Beefalo!

And I read this article yesterday and laughed and laughed. I enjoyed the "scraping off" part like you did :D

Shari@Whisk: a food blog said...

Innovative approach! Thanks for sharing the chuckle.

samin said...

hi carrie--

thanks for the comment. it's my first time being caught up in the middle of something like this, and it's nuts!!! my email address is saminnosrat at yahoo dot com, and i'd love to talk to you about meat. we are interested in switching from niman ranch beef and have been looking for a new source for a long time now. i'd love to hear any input you might have....

thanks!
samin

helen said...

Carrie, Hi!

We purchased an eigth of a cow (grass-fed, organic) from a friend's friend a few months back, and we're still working through it. The meat is very flavourful, though a bit on the lean side. That where the caul fat comes in...

Holly said...

Too bad it is only continental US. I will psot a link anyhow.