Category Archives: Cooking

Pemmican

Pimi: “Fat or Grease” Pemmican is a traditional food of native North Americans that was later adapted by European fur traders and explorers. It generally consisted of a lean game meat such as Deer, Elk, Moose or Bison which was … Continue reading

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Venison Barbecue 2014

We’ve had good success with smoking venison in the past, but the fine art of smoking meat is a continual learning process. Where I ran into previous problems was that fact that the venison was seldom ready to pull by … Continue reading

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Venison Pastrami

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

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June Tab Clearing

We’ll be getting back to regular posting in July with some Summer meat projects (been busy training for Elk season). In the meantime, here are some stories we have been following: The U.S. Department of Interior is currently reviewing a … Continue reading

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Venison Meatloaf

This is a simple and traditional meatloaf recipe utilizing your venison stores. We blend the Venison equally with high quality, grass fed, ground beef. Heat oven to 325 In a food processor, combine 5 oz. croutons, 1 tsp black pepper, 1/2 … Continue reading

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and then we ate Beaver

Despite spending a good bit of time hunting deer, turkeys, waterfowl and small game in the beaver rich habitat of West Tennessee, I seldom get the opportunity to kill a beaver. Granted, I have never gone specifically hunting for beaver, … Continue reading

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Blood Sausage

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

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St Patrick’s Day Preparations

Per tradition, we are prepping our Venison for St Patty’s Day. Last year’s celebration was a bit larger scale (we corned nearly 20 pounds of meat). With the Holiday falling on a Monday this year, we went a bit smaller, … Continue reading

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Venison Machaca

We were first exposed Machaca as a breakfast dish served with eggs in Sayulita, Mexico. Upon the first taste, we instantly agreed that venison shanks needed a date with the Machaca cooking method. The end result? Deep, rich flavor and … Continue reading

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2013 Deer Hunting Season Review

Here is a gallery of one hunter’s 2013 (mine…) deer season. I live and hunt in West Tennessee. I also hunted a couple of times in Northwest Mississippi. I hunted less total times and about half the hours of recent … Continue reading

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