Tag Archives: quarter

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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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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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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Venison Leg Takedown

There are numerous ways to butcher a deer. As we are big proponents of cooking roasts and stews using whole muscle cuts, here is our suggested method for breaking down a venison hindquarter for such purposes. To the surprise of … Continue reading

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Tennessee Bear Hunt

“Can you eat bear meat?” was the question I was repeatedly asked whenever I mentioned an upcoming bear hunting trip to East Tennessee. After some discussion and planning, my friend “L” and I had settled on a very short window … Continue reading

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