James O. Fraioli is an award-winning cookbook author. He has more than 30 published titles and a James Beard Award to his credit. His celebrated books have been featured on the Food Network multiple times, been selected personally by Ellen DeGeneres as gifts for her television audience on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, been showcased in People, O, The Oprah Magazine, Vogue, and on Martha Stewart Living Radio, and praised by such esteemed periodicals like Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. Previously, James served as a contributing writer and editor for dozens of food and wine magazine publications and has more than 250 feature articles to his credit. He resides in the greater Seattle area.
"At the Golden Steer, we believe in serving high-quality beef that we butcher in-house. You should do the same. The Home Butcher is a terrific book for guiding you along the way." --Dr. Mike Signorelli, proprietor of the Golden Steer Steakhouse, one of Las Vegas's 10 Best Steakhouses (USA Today)
"In an age when most things we want or need are only a few clicks away, there remains a great thrill for butchering our own meats. Providing veritable feasts for ourselves and others to enjoy is why I keep The Home Butcher close by." --Chef Derek Bugge, passionate home butcher, winner of Food Network's Guy Fieri's Grocery Games