Category Archives: Charcuterie

Venison Bresaola

Charcuterie is a really interesting thing. Most of the time with meat, you think in terms of days. Cooked or uncooked, you have anywhere from 3 to possibly 10 days worth of meat before it becomes inedible. Through ancient and … Continue reading

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Venison Prosciutto and the perils of charcuterie mistakes

This was our first attempt at doing a venison prosciutto. Recent Charcuterie successes (such as Venison Salami and Pepperoni) had our confidence ripe for a larger undertaking. With deer hunting season knocking at the door, all attempts are made to … Continue reading

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Cochon Heritage BBQ – Memphis TN

When Go Carnivore asked Tish Sullins and I to guest-blog and attend one of the most beloved event competitions that may ever happen in a Memphis foodies life, we felt like we had won some sort of pork lottery. The Cochon … Continue reading

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Smoked Venison Salami

Working from Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn’s new Charcuterie book Salumi, we made two different efforts at the Smoked Venison Salami recipe, both of which came out excellent. The venison salami recipe is different from traditional salami recipes in 2 … Continue reading

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Venison Pepperoni

Venison Pepperoni is a surprisingly simple process that has many uses and stores for months. You can stuff the sausage into fibrous or natural casings, both edible and inedible, of any size. I used 1.5 inch Fibrous casings on this … Continue reading

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Adventures with Headcheese

While attending the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Competition, we were very generously gifted a pair of Berkshire Black heritage hog heads, which have been sitting in our freezers just begging to be made into headcheese. After doing … Continue reading

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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

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Fruits of one hunt fuel the next

Fueling a Spring turkey hunt with Venison jerky from the Winter.  

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Carnivore News: April 15th

The Paleo Diet is a Lifestyle.  Charcuterie makes a resurgence on menus. ” Tack said he believes charcuterie has become popular across the United States recently because chefs are getting back to their ‘old-world roots.’ “ “A recent study in the … Continue reading

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The Local Pig: Charcuterie

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