Monthly Archives: May 2013
Carnivore News: Tuesday, May 28th
1. Kentucky ranked as a top state for Trophy Deer. Outdoor Magazine used what it calls a “whitetail scale” to sift the country’s top deer-producing states. The equation included trophy deer production, hunter density (seven per square mile in Kentucky), the cost … Continue reading
The Great Charcoal Debate: Briquettes Or Lumps?
Here is a lump charcoal database which features reviews of different lump charcoal brands. NPR’s The Salt debates Briquettes vs. Lump.
Venison, Nutrition & Fat
Author Hank Shaw has piece for North American Whitetail called What Every Hunter Needs to Know About Venison Nutrition. Of particular interest two paragraphs dealing with fat: I know, you’ve been taught to trim every bit of fat off your venison. I’m … Continue reading
Marijuana Fed Pigs, Saturated Fats, & The Science Behind Brining
Butcher BB Ranch Is Feeding Marijuana to Pigs Mixing the fresh herby greens to the regular pig slop adds fiber to the pigs’ diet and reportedly gave the meat a more savory bite. Von Schneidau hopes to do a blind taste … Continue reading
Memphis BBQ Fest
One of the Go Carnivore contributors is also a member of a BBQ team that competes in the Memphis in May World Championship BBQ Cooking Competition. The festival starts on Wednesday night and runs through the weekend. As far as … Continue reading
BBQ, Bowhunting Wild Pigs, Unlawful Endurance Eating and a Michael Ruhlman Rant
Lots of BBQ news today: 10 BBQ Joints that are worth a day trip from Memphis. (You’ll notice the Go Carnivore favorite, Helen’s BBQ, on the list. Texas Monthly released their much anticipated list of the Top 50 BBQ Joints. Talkin’ … Continue reading
Two questions about Butter & Fat
Is it ok to leave butter out on the kitchen counter? Chow.com has the answer. How long can you store rendered fat? Answer here. I have found that duck fat stores fine in the fridge for about a year.
Spring Squirrel Hunting
Springs Squirrel season is a “oddball” season available in certain states (especially many of the Southern states) that few hunters take advantage of. The primary reason that so few hunters take advantage of Spring Squirrel hunting seems to be because of the heat … Continue reading
Carnivore News: Monday 5-15
Another one of those “Best BBQ” lists.… and why some of these “best of” lists are suspect. Stephen Colbert mocks Carolina BBQ. New Study: Hunting originated 2 million years ago. “Considered in total, this study provides important early archaeological evidence for … Continue reading
The “tough cuts” of venison have a bad reputation. In fact, many hunters discard them all together. A short list of venison “tough cuts” include: Shank, Neck, Flank & Ribs The easiest way to use these cuts of meat is to … Continue reading