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Whole Foods under fire for selling Rabbit meat

Absurdity. People are protesting Whole Foods for selling rabbit meat.   

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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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Natural Instincts and Bypassing Anatomic Capacity

Eating meat made us human. In fact, there is strong evolutionary evidence that the principal reason that humans stood upright with sweat glands (instead of on all fours without sweat glands) is so that we (humans) could run game down in a manner … 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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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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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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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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New Year’s Eve Carnivations

After 100 days of curing, we decided that NYE was the perfect excuse to cut into this Lardo (cured fatback). It came out excellent and we will use pieces of it in our New Year’s Day peas & greens, which … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Four Hour Hunter

The Four Hour Hunter Make hunting fit for food and family. This year my hunting has come full circle. I started off hunting squirrels at eight then deer at ten with a very simple goal: to hunt and kill. Kill … Continue reading

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