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ANTH 3888 calendar: f2014


 Anthropology of Food
Friday, 24 October 2014, 02:20 (02:20 AM) CDT, day 297 of 2014
BBC Food
Wikipedia: Food | Food and drink | Food culture | Food history | Food Portal |
Wikipedia Categories: Food and Drink | History of Food and Drink | Historical Foods |
World Clock Cf.: Food Production and Animal Slaughter

Food and Drug Administration Wire
Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At
The New Year
National Geographic
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People



Certified Angus Beef

"Certified Angus Beef"
is a BRAND . . .
just as it says.

Cattle do not have to be Angus to be "Certified Angus Beef"
but their their hide must be 51% black






see also
Milk and Dairy Products
Meat Eating

Beef steak.

  1. (uncountable) The meat from a cow, bull or other bovines.
    I hate eating beef.
  2. (uncountable) Bovine animals.  [quotations ▼]
  3. (archaic, countable, plural: beef or beeves) A single bovine (cow or bull) being raised for its meat.
    Do you want to raise beeves?
  4. (countable, plural: beefs) a complaint or disagreement
    He has a beef with anyone who tells him otherwise.
  1. To add weight or strength to, usually as beef up.
    Since you stopped running, you are really beefing out.
  1. To complain.
  2. (intransitive, slang) To fart.
    Ugh, who just beefed in here?

From Old French buef, boef (“ox”) (modern French: bœuf); from Latin bōs (“ox”). Cognate to bovine.

  1. Being a bovine animal that is being raised for its meat.
    We bought three beef calves this morning.
  2. Producing or known for raising lots of beef.
    beef farms
    beef country
  3. Consisting of or containing beef as an ingredient.
    beef stew



Holstein dows.

Holstein cattle, the dominant breed in industrialized dairying today.

In the News . . .


Angus beef chart.


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American cuts of beef

American cuts of beef.

British cuts of beef

British beef chart.

Dutch cuts of beef

Dutch cuts of Beef.

Lying Cow, Vincent van Gogh, 1883.
Lying Cow, 1883
Vincent van Gogh

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