A writer living in rural Oregon, I am inspired by the people who produce our daily bread. I am the author of the cookbook Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut and write articles and essays for print and online publications.

From Rural Eating Blog

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Beef Tenderloin Substitutes for the Holidays

Want to enjoy a fantastic holiday roast beef but spend a bit less and enjoy it more? Here’s your guide for beef tenderloin substitutes.

4 Secret Ingredients for Apple Pie

This beginner’s apple pie recipe for anyone who is intimidated by the process. Here’s what it really takes besides flour, butter and water.

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