Meatless Mondays, A Movement That Has Legs

It’s probably no surprise that Sir Paul McCartney, a longtime vegetarian, banned all meat from staff meals on his current world tour. But when Mario Batali starts to push people to eat their vegetables, you know something is happening.

The Art Of Buying Good Steak

Travel and food writer Mark Schatzker has a new book coming out called Steak: One Man’s Search for the World’s Tastiest Piece of Meat. Providing a preview of the book in the Wall Street Journal, Schatzker complained, “All anyone seems to know about steak today is this: It doesn’t have much flavor. The great American steak is great in name only.” To get a great steak, Schatzker says, you have to know three things.

Top Of The Food Chain: Square Cut Chuck

There’s something comforting about those huge chunks of chuck roast. It’s a common cut, and yet some of my fondest memories are tied to it, as my grandmother made one killer pot roast. Maybe it’s a primal Pavlovian response, causing a rush of endorphins to my brain upon seeing all that muscle and fat.

US Consumer Demand Seen Slow For Pricey Beef, Pork

May 20, 2010 Carey Gillam, Reuters

Higher prices for beef, pork and poultry could keep Americans from firing up their grills as often as usual this summer, keeping consumer demand for meat slow at a time of year when it usually peaks, industry experts said on Wednesday.

Build A Foundation Of Balanced Nutrition For Kids With Fundamental Finger Foods

May 20, 2010 Tyson

To help parents conquer mealtime battles, Tyson Foods and Robin Miller are teaming up to show how finger foods, like Tyson 100% All Natural Chicken Nuggets, can not only please picky eaters but also be fundamental in building a foundation of balanced eating habits.