Another strange dream last night...
I'd gotten lost, and wound up in a small town in the middle of nowhere. They had a zombie outbreak - or rather, periodic zombie outbreaks. I don't think they ever got the problem to go away, but there were only ever a few people infected at a time.
The solution was not to remove the head or destroy the brain. No, the solution was to hold down the zombie (who had, presumably, been a friend or neighbor until recently) and force-feed it some of the local beer. The victim would return to normal.
I bet that made for some interesting parties.