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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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Spring Squirrel Hunting

Springs Squirrel season is a “oddball” season available in certain states (especially many of the Southern states) that few hunters take advantage of. The primary reason that so few hunters take advantage of Spring Squirrel hunting seems to be because of the heat … Continue reading

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Update on Louisiana Venison destroyed by DHH

As originally reported, The Louisiana Dept of Health destroyed 1,600 pounds of Venison donated to a homeless shelter via the popular Hunters for The Hungry program. Some research revealed that the Louisiana health codes make such a donation permissible.  As of this week, national press … Continue reading

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Carnivore News: Monday 2-25

An update on the Louisiana incident where a health inspector destroyed 1,600 pounds of venison (original story).  According to the Louisiana Health codes, it does appear that Venison butchered at a regulated facility, which this venison was, is entirely legal … Continue reading

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China to Ban Barbecuing? Louisiana inspector destroys donated Venison

The South China Morning Post is reporting that China is considering barbecue ban to combat smog.  How would this effect street vendors? The Louisiana State Health Dept. apparently does not recognize the popular Hunters for The Hungry program, which many … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday Carnivations

Any excuse for food with friends is a good enough excuse for a good time. As yesterday was Fat Tuesday, we pulled out a few stops (and a few bottles of brown water) and did some cajun cooking along with … Continue reading

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