Monthly Archives: September 2010

Let’s see. Three kids, nine activities among the three of them, and not one is at the same place, the same part of town or even in the same direction. Can you say harried? We’re here to help you take the harried out of the hurry. Here are dinners to get onto the table in no time at all or to have ready even before you head out the door so there’s something nice waiting for you when you get … continued…

Barb Freda Tips, Tools & Techniques

The story of Laura’s Lean Beef is the stuff of legends – well, for those of us who love it when the family farm is saved, the little guy (or gal, in this instance) makes good, the food world is made better and everyone lives happily ever after. So here’s how it started. Laura Freeman came home to her family’s central Kentucky farm after years away, becoming the seventh generation farmer in her family. Family farms are special places, and … continued…

Behind the Scenes at LLB Natural Farming

I come to food by way of a long line of great home cooks. I just decided to go the professional route and went to culinary school after four years of college. I was in NYC at the time, and restaurant jobs were actually becoming glamorous – at least on paper. I got to work for wonderful chefs and fabulous owners. The names I still drop are Union Square Cafe and Danny Meyer. Danny was the owner and the genius … continued…

Barb Freda

Welcome to the Laura’s Lean Beef blog, a new online forum covering just about every topic related to lean and natural beef, including (but not limited to) recipes, cooking tips, product reviews, nutritional information, healthy living ideas, sustainable farming and more. Every day interesting ideas and opinions about good food and good living are being exchanged at Laura’s Lean Beef. It’s in that same spirit that we bring you this blog, where a panel of seasoned “foodies” will share some … continued…

Behind the Scenes at LLB Natural Farming