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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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St Patrick’s Day Preparations

Per tradition, we are prepping our Venison for St Patty’s Day. Last year’s celebration was a bit larger scale (we corned nearly 20 pounds of meat). With the Holiday falling on a Monday this year, we went a bit smaller, … 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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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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Roast Saddle of Venison

The saddle roast is a cut of historical renown.  In the PBS series Downton Abbey, when Lord Grantham’s meddling sister writes him a letter, his wife Cora, The Countess of Grantham, scoffs that she is probably just looking for a … 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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Braised Venison Ribs

Braised Venison Ribs This amazing venison ribs recipe comes courtesy of NY chef and hunter, Bill Gross. Enjoy.  — After properly breaking down your deer and removing the rib cage you must rinse ribs and remove excess fat. A little … 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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Fuel for Hunting

There is no better fuel for hunting than wild game. Lately, I’ve been relying on a combination of venison jerky and roasted pumpkin seeds.  Go Carnivore Jerky Recipe. Likewise, there is few a finer thing than enjoying fresh meat from … Continue reading

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Improvising Venison Stew

When it comes to making stew, rather at home or at hunting camp, exact recipes are often not necessary. For cooking at deer camp, we often just bring along a random selection of vegetables, herbs, etc and create a stew … Continue reading

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