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Category Archives: Meat Stuff
I enjoy living. To this end, I need a few basic things…air, clean water, scotch, red wine, and FOOD. Right now I’m going to focus on the food. I like the term “Inconvenient Cooking” because people ruined “Slow Food” for … Continue reading
Porchetta is typically a fatty, stuffed, and rolled pork roast that is slow cooked. We ground up the shoulders from the last pig we butchered (gotta make salami out of something!) so I had to dig around in the freezer … Continue reading
I hear this word tossed around frequently and I wanted to explore it for some people who may have the wrong impression. First, the word “gamey” is loaded. It basically means the meat has an off-flavor, but by calling it … Continue reading
The Italians and Spaniards don’t have a name for air-dried venison backstrap. That’s a problem. On a cow, this cut would be called the loin, but it’s a deer so we just call it a backstrap because….I don’t know…it sounds … Continue reading
I recently made a comment about not enjoying the whole “killing” part of hunting. I didn’t think much about it because I’ve said it for years, but several people asked me why I hunt if I don’t enjoy killing. I … Continue reading
I talk about curing meat frequently on this blog, mostly because it’s delicious. I recently had a discussion with someone about food safety and bacteria. We disagreed with each other, strongly. This can be a good thing for a lively … Continue reading