HandPicked People: Stanley Fishman

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As we've built up our community here at HandPicked Nation, we have met some truly incredible farmers, ranchers, makers and thinkers in the real food movement. Which prompted the thought, why not share a little more about the real people of real food with our readers?

Welcome to another addition of HandPicked People!

Today, we've got some tasty answers from Stanley Fishman! Stanley has been an incredible addition to HandPicked Nation with his dedication to promoting and educating people about delicious grass-fed beef. Moreover, he's written two fantastic cookbooks, Tender Grassfed Meat and Tender Grassfed Barbecue, both are great resources for learning the best way to prepare and cook grassfed beef.

Name: Stanley Fishman

Occupation: Cookbook Author & Blogger

Describe what you do in ten words or less. I eat, cook, research, learn, share, write, appreciate, preserve, love.

Describe real food in one sentence. The traditional food of humanity, raised in accordance with the laws of nature, unmodified, the only real way to joyful health.

What is your first food memory? Eating my first taste of barbecue, a chicken wing so good it was beyond dreams.

If you were a food or a flavor, what would you be? Barbecued grassfed bison rib roast.

What are the five food things you always have on hand? Unrefined sea salt, grassfed meat, unfiltered extra-virgin olive oil, pastured butter, garlic.

What is the one professional rule you never break? I never advocate the eating of factory meat, no matter what the form.

What's going to be your next meal? Barbecued Top Sirloin Steak With Korean Flavors (from Tender Grassfed Barbecue), mushrooms and onions sauteed in fresh pork lard, sauerkraut, Kim Chee, fermented cilantro/tomato salsa, roasted sweet potato.

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