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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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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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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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Smoked Venison Salami

Working from Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn’s new Charcuterie book Salumi, we made two different efforts at the Smoked Venison Salami recipe, both of which came out excellent. The venison salami recipe is different from traditional salami recipes in 2 … Continue reading

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Venison Pepperoni

Venison Pepperoni is a surprisingly simple process that has many uses and stores for months. You can stuff the sausage into fibrous or natural casings, both edible and inedible, of any size. I used 1.5 inch Fibrous casings on this … 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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Authentic BBQ, Smoked Venison Shoulder, + Lard

“Well, I’ll tell you: The first thing is, you go around back and you look for a wood pile. More Importantly, you look for an ash pile. Then you ask if you can see the barbecue pit. I’ll tell you…. … Continue reading

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Carnivore News: Monday, July 1st

 Traditional style Barbecue continues to thrive in New York City. Science, not emotion, should shape Wolf hunt in Wisconsin. Grass Fed vs. Corn Fed; You are what your food eats. Interesting read: “Feeding cattle on corn fundamentally changes the meat they … Continue reading

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Venison Neck

The “tough cuts” of venison have a bad reputation. In fact, many hunters discard them all together. A short list of venison “tough cuts” include: Shank, Neck, Flank & Ribs The easiest way to use these cuts of meat is to … Continue reading

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Death of a Whole Hog BBQ legend

Via Southern Foodways Alliance: WHOLE HOG (by Joe York, 2006) is a paean to the barbecue pitmasters, hog farmers, and butchers of rural western Tennessee, who everyday transform the lowly hog into the edible embodiment of two of the greatest … Continue reading

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