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Venison Shank Stew

I’ve long been a fan of shanks of most any animal (pork, deer, lamb, beef etc) because it is one of the more unique tasting cuts. Even beef shanks are often described by pedestrian eaters as being “Gamey.” In most … 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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Marijuana Fed Pigs, Saturated Fats, & The Science Behind Brining

Butcher BB Ranch Is Feeding Marijuana to Pigs Mixing the fresh herby greens to the regular pig slop adds fiber to the pigs’ diet and reportedly gave the meat a more savory bite. Von Schneidau hopes to do a blind taste … Continue reading

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