Tag Archives: smoked

6 Underappreciated cuts of Venison

Whether you are DIY butchering or taking deer to a commercial processor, there are a few cuts of venison that are often underappreciated to the point of being entirely discarded. 1. Neck: It is rather disheartening to see pictures of … Continue reading

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BBQ Review: Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous (Memphis, TN)

Charles Vergo’s Rendezvous in Memphis, TN is perhaps the most famous BBQ restaurant in the world, yet opinions on the establishment are polarizing as opinions on Tim Tebow’s worthiness as a NFL quarterback. In a quest to settle the matter of local opinion … 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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Snow Geese Sausages

Snow Geese populations have exploded in recent years causing a host of biological problems including damage to the Arctic Tundra habitat  which is shared with numerous other species of waterfowl. In a attempt to reduce the population, biologists at the federal level have turned to hunters … Continue reading

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Helen’s BBQ (Brownsville, TN) received SFA award

Meet the new queen of barbecue! “…the Southern Foodways Alliance crowned her [Helen Turner] this year’s queen of barbecue—the first ever, following in the footsteps of past kings Rodney Scott, of Scott’s Bar-B-Que in Hemingway, South Carolina, and Sam Jones, of … Continue reading

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Wild Turkeys: pluck them & use the whole bird

As Wild Turkey populations continue to expand throughout the US, the popularity of turkey hunting continues to grow. However, one practice that is somewhat disturbing to me is that many  turkey hunters only de-breast the birds and tend to discard the rest … Continue reading

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