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Pure Food : A Chef's Handbook for Eating Clean with Healthy, Delicious Recipes (Hardcover) (Kurt Beecher
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You are what you eat. And what you’re eating isn’t good.With the proliferation of artificial additives, hormones, antibiotics, and the thousand other man-made substances and chemical cocktails lurking in our grocery bags, eating healthy, natural foods is trickier than ever. It’s no coincidence that America’s health is flagging, with obesity and type 2 diabetes now at epidemic levels.Taking control of your diet doesn’t have to be a challenge. Pure Food will show you how easyand how much healthierit is to cook clean, delicious foods.Kurt Beecher Dammeier, chef, restaurateur, food entrepreneur, retailer, and educator has spent the past 30 years of his life working to rid his own diet of food additives, and nearly 20 creating and selling pure, unadulterated foods through his Seattle-based family of food businesses (including Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, Pasta & Co, and Bennett’s Restaurant). In Pure Food, Kurt shares his own story, as well as providing a roadmap for readers to forge a diet based on pure, additive-free foods.Part handbook and part cookbook, Pure Food contains more than 70 delicious and natural recipes for pure living.Unlike most cookbooks, Pure Food’s recipes are organized in threadswhich start with a primary meal component like chicken, and progress through a series of dishes that use the primary ingredient in different waysto help you get the most from your cooking. Make Braised Beef Chuck Roast for Sunday supper, followed up by Monday nightBeef Chili, and Beef and Mushroom Lasagna to use up the leftover roast on Tuesday. It also contains an assortment of sauces and sides, fromRed Fresno Sriracha and 4 Year Flagship Aioli to Red Cabbage Peperonata andWilted Collard Greens. And leave room for dessert, like Apple Pear Crisp andBeecher's No-Bake Super-Light Cheese Cake.Whether you’re a serial dieter or trying for the first time to improve the way you eat,Pure Food will revolutionize how you approach food and lead you down the path to a healthier life.
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: Specific Ingredients / Natural Foods, Essays
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Kurt Beecher Dammeier
Street Date: July 5, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-3220
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