Tag Archives: Fat

Venison Birria

Chef Margarita Carrillo Arronte has a extremely thorough and well researched new cookbook out called “Mexico”, which details numerous traditional Mexican cuisines by their region. If you are into traditional Mexican food at all, you can’t go wrong with this … Continue reading

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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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Scientific American on Paleo Diet

Scientific American bags on the Paleo diet primarily because Paleolithic diets varied so much from region to region. For example, the diet of the Arctic Paleolithic hunter/gatherer was very different from that of the Central American hunter/gatherer. Reasonable argument. Another … Continue reading

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Venison Leg Takedown

There are numerous ways to butcher a deer. As we are big proponents of cooking roasts and stews using whole muscle cuts, here is our suggested method for breaking down a venison hindquarter for such purposes. To the surprise of … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Authentic BBQ, Smoked Venison Shoulder, + Lard

“Well, I’ll tell you: The first thing is, you go around back and you look for a wood pile. More Importantly, you look for an ash pile. Then you ask if you can see the barbecue pit. I’ll tell you…. … Continue reading

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Carnivore News: Monday, July 1st

 Traditional style Barbecue continues to thrive in New York City. Science, not emotion, should shape Wolf hunt in Wisconsin. Grass Fed vs. Corn Fed; You are what your food eats. Interesting read: “Feeding cattle on corn fundamentally changes the meat they … Continue reading

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