Tag: Meat

Baked Bolognese Recipe

Servings: 6-8Prep time: 15 minutesTotal time: 45 minutes Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil1 small yellow onion, finely chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1 pound|450 grams ground beef1/2 pound|225 grams ground pork3 tablespoons tomato paste1/2 cup|125 ml red wine1/2 cup|125 ml whole milk1 (15-ounce) can tomato puréekosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste1 1/2 cups|375 ml […]

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New British Reality Show Asks Families to Eat Their Pets on Camera

Last week, a Norwegian teenager shared two Facebook pics of her horse, Drifting Speed. In one, the horse was wearing a braided headband and seemingly staring directly into the camera lens. In the other, Drifting Speed had been killed, fileted, and cooked to a perfect medium rare. Eighteen-year-old Pia Olden said that Drifting Speed had […]

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The New Makers of Plant-Based Meat? Big Meat Companies

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, scrappy start-ups that share a penchant for superlatives and a commitment to protecting the environment, have dominated the relatively new market for vegetarian food that looks and tastes like meat. But with plant-based burgers, sausages and chicken increasingly popular and available in fast-food restaurants and grocery stores across the United […]

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What Was Kept in This Stone Age Meat Locker? Bone Marrow

Sealed for millenniums, Qesem Cave in central Israel is a limestone time capsule of the lives and diets of Paleolithic people from 420,000 to 200,000 years ago. Inside, ancient humans once butchered fresh kills with stone blades and barbecued meat on campfires. “It was believed that early hominins were consuming everything they could put their […]

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Meat and Cheese Hand Pie Recipe

Makes 12Prep time: 20 minutesTotal time: 2 hours Ingredients for the dough:4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting1 tablespoon kosher salt16 tablespoons unsalted butter, frozen2 large eggs1/3 cup ice cold water for the filling:2 tablespoons olive oil1 small yellow onion, finely chopped1 garlic clove, minced3/4 pound|340 grams ground beef1/4 pound|115 grams ground pork2 tablespoons […]

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Scientist Who Discredited Meat Guidelines Didn’t Report Past Food Industry Ties

A surprising new study challenged decades of nutrition advice and gave consumers the green light to eat more red and processed meat. But what the study didn’t say is that its lead author has past research ties to the meat and food industry. The new report, published this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine, […]

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The Real Problem With Beef

ImageBurgers aren’t the biggest issue when it comes to beef and climate change. Steak is. CreditRikki Snyder for The New York Times The potentially unhealthful effects of eating red meat are so small that they may be of little clinical significance for many people. This finding, just released in multiple articles in the Annals of Internal […]

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That Perplexing Red Meat Controversy: 5 Things to Know

Dietary guidelines from groups as diverse as the Department of Agriculture to the World Health Organization urge all of us to eat less red meat — much less. But the authors of four new studies, published on Wednesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, report there is no compelling evidence that reducing consumption of red […]

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Meat’s Bad for You! No, It’s Not! How Experts See Different Things in the Data

ImageCreditOzier Muhammad/The New York Times Researchers are in another fight about food. This week the Annals of Internal Medicine published studies arguing that eating red meat poses minimal health risks for most people, and that even our certainty about that link is weak. With these conclusions in hand, the authors offered a set of recommendations […]

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Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice.

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other ills. But on Monday, in a remarkable turnabout, an international collaboration of researchers produced a series of analyses concluding that the advice, a bedrock […]

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Meat Is Murder. But You Know That Already.

WE ARE THE WEATHERSaving the Planet Begins at BreakfastBy Jonathan Safran Foer Jonathan Safran Foer’s second book of nonfiction is an eye-opening collection of mostly short essays expressing both despair and hope over the climate crisis, especially around individual choice. It’s a wide-ranging book — there are tributes to grandparents and sons, as well as […]

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stuffed eggplant parmesan

I might be deeply ambivalent about:* fall (less the weather cooling off and more how long it insists up staying cooled off for; doesn’t 8 months seem excessive?),* stuffed vegetables (the good ones are great but the bad ones a very underseasoned-rice-in-green-peppers-cooked-until-soggy-and-gray, you know?),* and eggplant parmesan (mostly the staggering amount of effort made to […]

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A Family’s Dedication to Beef Lives On at Don Julio in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES — At Don Julio, a much-beloved steakhouse in the city’s low-rise Palermo neighborhood, a 110-square-foot grill dominates the soaring dining room in the way that a grand piano commands attention on a concert stage. ImageOver the years, wine bottles signed by customers have provided the décor in the main dining room.CreditMaria Amasanti for […]

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China’s Pork Prices Soar, Adding to Beijing’s Troubles

BEIJING — Things that keep China’s top leaders up at night: a stalling economy, a bruising trade war and, increasingly, pigs. Specifically, a shortage of pigs, which is fast becoming a national crisis. The price of pork has been rising for months and is now nearly 50 percent higher than a year ago, data published […]

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How to Host a Summer Barbecue Like a Professional

“We’re becoming nesting lesbians,” Erika Nakamura half-joked, smiling at her wife, Jocelyn Guest, across the kitchen counter of a friend’s weekend home in Hudson, N.Y. “We prefer to socialize at home, so we’re like, ‘Come to the country!’” It’s not exactly a hard sell: Nakamura and Guest, 39 and 35 respectively, are a team of […]

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The Vegetarians Who Turned Into Butchers

At Western Daughters Butcher Shoppe in Denver, Kate Kavanaugh trimmed the sinew from a deep-red hunk of beef the size of a bed pillow. “Flatiron steak is the second-most tender muscle in a steer’s body,” she said, focused on her knife work. “This guy sits on the scapula, and I love it because it has […]

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Do Lox and Other Smoked Fish Increase Cancer Risk?

Q. Does eating smoked fish, such as smoked salmon or whitefish, increase the risk of colorectal cancer or other cancers, the way processed and deli meats do? A. It might. From a cancer risk perspective, the American Institute for Cancer Research considers smoked and cured fish in the same category as processed meats. Though other […]

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