Category Archives: Charcuterie
Professional chef and hunting enthusiasts Randy King contributes to the ever growing pool of wild game cooking knowledge with his new book “Chef in the Wild.” The book is equally divided into four sections: Air, Land, Water & Home. “Air” … Continue reading
Well, after 12 months of hanging, it was finally time to dig into the Venison Prosciutto. The outside was tough and inedible, but as we got to the dark meat in the middle, the taste became increasingly interesting. Salty, but … Continue reading
I’ve had some excellent success with venison charcuterie experiments in the past, but none have turned out quite as well as venison pastrami, which is something that I have been intending to do for over a year. The recipe itself … Continue reading
Blood sausage has been on our bucket list for some time, however, we were under the impression that it was very difficult to locate a commercial source of blood. The option of using deer blood has been tossed around the … Continue reading
After 100 days of curing, we decided that NYE was the perfect excuse to cut into this Lardo (cured fatback). It came out excellent and we will use pieces of it in our New Year’s Day peas & greens, which … Continue reading
Checked in on the Venison Prosciutto today. A project that almost went South is now looking like it will turn out well. There is a healthy formation of white mold taking root.
Whether you are DIY butchering or taking deer to a commercial processor, there are a few cuts of venison that are often underappreciated to the point of being entirely discarded. 1. Neck: It is rather disheartening to see pictures of … Continue reading