Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game by John J. Mettler (Storey Publishing, 1986)—An easy-to-follow, hands-on guide for turning rabbits into roasts and steers into steaks (along with plenty of animals in between), including the tools needed for each job. Great Sausage Recipes and Meat Curing by Rytek Kutas—The Bible for the do-it-yourself sausage-maker is sold,... View Article
Food - Full Pints - Travel Features January 1, 2008 - Kerry J. Byrne
The first problem with butchering pigs is transportation—that is, assuming you don’t live on an actual pig farm, which, admittedly, would be nice.
Food - Full Pints September 1, 2005 - Julie Johnson Bradford
A fervent beer lover I know was sitting in a multi-starred restaurant. He’d made his food selection, and was studying the drinks menu. After glancing at the beer list, he scanned the wine pages before calling the sommelier. “I was looking for something in a jug red,” he said. “I beg your pardon?” asked the... View Article
Food - Full Pints - Live Beer May 1, 2005 - Fred Eckhardt
The pairing of beer with chocolate seems recently to have gained a life of its own. Among other signs are reports from New York that hint this lovely combination is “the next big thing.” Actually, during the past year, our stout ice cream float made inroads in the Big Apple, according to the Wall Street... View Article