Beef lovers everywhere will rely on the wide range of recipes that feature Americas favorite passion: beef! In this meaty book, the author gives us every which way to cook with beef, and the multitude of tasty, global recipes ranges from the staple pies and stews of peasant cooking to the melt-in-the mouth delicacies of haute cuisine. Torode also gives the history and importance of great and rare breeds, butchers recommended cuts, and true head-to-tail eating. With his passion for the subject, the recipes are straight from the heart -- down to earth, tasty, and easy to make, including roasts, steaks, and hamburgers, as well as Italian, French, and Thai specialties. Beef tells it how it is and is sure to become a trusty stalwart in the kitchen.