Fatted Calf Books




This is our love letter to jerky, full of our favorite recipes and tested techniques. If you are curious about curing meats at home and ready to set off on a new culinary course, making jerky and other dried meats is a perfect place to begin. In this beautifully photographed cookbook you’ll find 40 easy-to-follow recipes for making and cooking with homemade jerky. Clear step-by-step instructions combined with informative photographs guide you through the process of cutting, seasoning and drying meat using a range of techniques and equipment. The globally inspired recipes pull from Italian, French, Vietnamese, and Mexican culinary traditions, making this the perfect book for the modern meat enthusiast. Purchase your copy today. 

Our definitive resource for the modern meat lover, with 125 recipes and fully-illustrated step-by-step instructions for making brined, smoked, cured, skewered, braised, rolled, tied, and stuffed meats at home; plus a guide to sourcing, butchering, and cooking with the finest cuts. Whether you are a somewhat skeptical ex-vegan, scimitar-wielding novice, or seasoned old pro In The Charcuterie was written for you. We cook a lot, not just at The Fatted Calf but at home as well. The methods and recipes in this book are based on our professional experience of working in a charcuterie for over a decade–but they are also written with the home cook in mind. We want people to better understand the processes of charcuterie by participating in it. So we invite you to slip into our greasy clogs for just a little while, plunge your hands into a freshly ground farce to make sausage, inhale the intense perfume of a spice blend, confidently carve a roast and enjoy the delicious results of your labor. Purchase your copy today.