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Would you buy beef from the back of a trailer? You should if it’s from Carlton Farms.
Carlton’s cattle spend their entire lives on organically managed pastures in Rockmart and never end up on a feedlot for “grain finishing.” As a result, the beef is lean, flavorful, and loaded with omega-3s.
Snapshot: 150 pounds of butchery at Pine Street Market
The owner of Pine Street Market spends every Friday breaking down a 150-pound forequarter of beef from Brasstown Beef. "It's, like, really fun. It's like surgery. Like an animal autopsy almost," he says.
Could beef soon become as expensive as lobster?
For Stuart Baesel, beef isn’t just what’s for dinner. It’s his livelihood. As a co-owner of one of Atlanta’s favorite barbecue joints, Community Q BBQ, Baesel relies on a consistent supply of beef to...
Asha Gomez’s Kerala-Meets-Brunswick Stew
Asha Gomez never knows when a new taste in Atlanta will take her back to Kerala, the lush southwestern state on the coast of India where she was born and raised.
Colleen’s Cabbage Rolls
From "Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood." My mother always told me it's a no-win situation to try to cook things for your husband "just like his mama used to make." I agree with her, but I also believe taste is a strong sense that can evoke wonderful memories.
With beef, grass-fed is retro-chic
Field Notes (To receive our local foods column and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter.) There was a time, not too long ago, when what we now call “grass-fed beef” was just called "beef." What else would one feed one’s cattle? That’s what the beasts eat.
My Mother’s Chicken Spaghetti
From "Craig Claiborne’s Southern Cooking" by Craig Claiborne
Euharlee Crock-Pot Brunswick Stew
From "Smokehouse Ham, Spoon Bread, and Scuppernong Wine" by Joseph E. Dabney
From "Best of the Best from Georgia Cookbook"
Local Food Finds: Tink’s Grass-Fed Beef
For the Wade family of Lucky7W farm in Wilkes County, local food is not a trend, but a birthright. Matriarch Etwenda “Tink” Wade is a fourth-generation farmer, and her three children, ages sixteen to twenty-three, do their share of chores on the 230-acre spread.