Tag Archives: Memphis

Bass Pro Pyramid

Mainstream hunting & Fishing culture is a weird thing. Depsite being a passion for many, the culture is a sea of commercialization, gimmicks and exploits. In my city of residence sits “The Memphis Pyramid”, initially known as the “Great American … Continue reading

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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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June Tab Clearing

We’ll be getting back to regular posting in July with some Summer meat projects (been busy training for Elk season). In the meantime, here are some stories we have been following: The U.S. Department of Interior is currently reviewing a … Continue reading

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Blood Sausage

Blood sausage has been on our bucket list for some time, however, we were under the impression that it was very difficult to locate a commercial source of blood. The option of using deer blood has been tossed around the … 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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Barbecue: Wild Hog vs. Domestic Hog

LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!! Good evening and welcome to tonight’s main event which promises to be a classic adventure in every sense of the word. In the red corner, hailing from the Arkansas Delta and weighing in at approximately … Continue reading

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Cochon Heritage BBQ – Memphis TN

When Go Carnivore asked Tish Sullins and I to guest-blog and attend one of the most beloved event competitions that may ever happen in a Memphis foodies life,¬†we felt like we had won some sort of pork lottery. The Cochon … Continue reading

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Jones Bar-B-Q Diner -Marianna, AR

Depending on who you talk to, Barbecue of the South is either experiencing its death rattle or it is entering a Renaissance phase. The reasons for being pessimistic are plenty: -The rising cost of hardwood can make it extremely expensive … Continue reading

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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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The Evolution of American Barbecue

I have been reading Robb Walsh’s excellent book Barbecue Crossroad: Notes & Recipes from A Southern Odyssey, and thinking about the historical context as well as philosophy of Barbecue in the American South. The Food & Think Blog over at … Continue reading

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