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Rendered Venison Fat (Lard)

Venison fat, like the fat of most wild game, has a bad reputation. Depending on the diet of an animal, fat will have a wide variety of tastes. For example, Mule Deer in Western states who have been eating predominately … Continue reading

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Improvising Venison Stew

When it comes to making stew, rather at home or at hunting camp, exact recipes are often not necessary. For cooking at deer camp, we often just bring along a random selection of vegetables, herbs, etc and create a stew … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day: Corned Venison and Hash

St Patrick’s Day will be upon us before you know it and this is a great excuse to treat your family and friends to a special occasion using your venison stores. What you know as “Corned Beef” is a  salt curing process … Continue reading

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Quick Pick-Me-Up: Rabbit Offal

Rabbit hunting along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River.   If you are like me, after a day of busting through briars, brambles and thickets chasing rabbits, you are in dire need of instantly gratifying snack before anything else … Continue reading

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Squirrel Hunter’s Breakfast

This is a great, simple breakfast that eats well after a cold morning of late season squirrel hunting. Though you can use any squirrel, a young (and small) squirrel is ideal. Older squirrels are better suited for other dishes or, … 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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Deer Camp Cookin’

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