Category Archives: Gear

Venison Dry Aging Experiments

Using my secondary refrigerator that I cure meats in, I experimented with dry aging venison quite a bit this Winter. I’m running this refrigerator at 40 degrees with 60-70% humidity, a bowl of salt water and a clip on fan … 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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Carnivore News: July 8th

“The highly regional and idiosyncratic nature of barbecue might be why it remains a challenge for barbecue chains to succeed nationally…”  7 BBQ Chains that are leading the way. New BBQ Gadgets including a CyBer Q WiFi device that “has … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Strike Industries S3 Sling

Strike Industries S3 Sling, Silent Strategic System. From the company website: When Strike Industries began the design and development of the S3 Silent Strategic Sling we meticulously the researched process with the intent of creating a one of a kind … Continue reading

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Turkey Vest Modification, Bug & Tick Spray, Opening Day

Hunting turkeys in the Eastern part of the U.S. can have you spending quite a bit of time sitting against trees. After a couple of years of back pain and discomfort from doing so, I came up with this simple … Continue reading

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Carnivore News: March 8th

Last week, we were following a story about the resurgence of “live”Fire” BBQ in the East Coast cities. The NYT has this slideshow from Mighty Quinn’s (2nd Ave, NYC), where guests eat BBQ out of cardboard boxes.  The Backyard Grocery blog makes yet … Continue reading

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Carnivore News: Wednesday 2-20

The River Front Times features the 7 Best BBQ Joints in St Louis.  I usually roll my eyes when people talk about making Venison bacon (not near enough fat), however, this guy appears to have pulled it off. Check it … Continue reading

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Trophy Eating: thoughts about Venison

Chris Eberhart (Bowhunting Whitetails the Eberhart Way and Bowhunting Wild Food) has a excellent post on Wired to Hunt about celebrating the Whitetail deer and appreciating the venison. This is a subject that I have been thinking about quite a … Continue reading

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Cast Iron refurbishing

Brute Outdoors has a great post on Cast Iron care and revival. Speaking of which, cook (and master “Charcuteriest”) Michael Ruhlman had some recent Tweets  about looking for (non-Lodge) cast iron in antique shops.  Apparently, a cast iron skillet made from any other … Continue reading

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Venison Stock & Free Shipping

We’re busy cooking down venison stock and grinding up meat for Italian sausages, but we wanted to let everyone know that we have free shipping on all Go Carnivore swag this Friday, Nov 23rd (Black Friday) Enter the code: 2012SuperFree Visit … Continue reading

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