Tag Archives: primal

Roasted Squirrel

Over the last few years, I have experimented extensively with various ways of roasting squirrel. The topic of slow cooking squirrels has been thoroughly covered, but there still seems to be some mystery when it comes to actually presenting a … Continue reading

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Big Meat Down

I spent some time yesterday breaking down this late season mature buck. Check out the size of that bottom round! These dry aged cuts all have prearranged marriages with the dutch oven for all kinds of dishes from Venison Bayou … Continue reading

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Venison Field & Meat Care Tips: Game Bags & Ice

I am a big proponent of skinning and butchering game meat as soon as possible. Part of this has to do with the weather this far South in Tennessee where cold fronts usually involve clear, sunny skies, meaning that cold … 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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Venison Prosciutto, 12 months later

Well, after 12 months of hanging, it was finally time to dig into the Venison Prosciutto. The outside was tough and inedible, but as we got to the dark meat in the middle, the taste became increasingly interesting. Salty, but … 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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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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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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4th of July Ribs

I bet you were expecting to see some pork rib porn. I’ll leave that to higher authorities on the subject. We’ve been a little BBQ heavy lately, so its time to get back to some wild game. Squirrel Ribs. Many hunters … Continue reading

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Memphis BBQ Fest

One of the Go Carnivore contributors is also a member of a BBQ team that competes in the Memphis in May World Championship BBQ Cooking Competition. The festival starts on Wednesday night and runs through the weekend. As far as … Continue reading

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