How To Can Venison

How To Can Venison

Originally Published in 2010 I canned five pints of venison over the weekend, using my pressure canner for the first time ever. I have to say, having such a large contraption hissing and steaming at you is quite intimidating! At times, it was downright scary. And my...
Simple and Delicious Deer Jerky Recipe

Simple and Delicious Deer Jerky Recipe

Freshly made deer jerky. Yum.   It’s that time of year again! Every morning throughout hunting season I awake to distant gun shots echoing through the woods as hunters all around seek to fill their freezers for the year with fresh meat. I must admit,...
A Must Know Trick To Successfully Grinding Meat

A Must Know Trick To Successfully Grinding Meat

  Learning this trick literally saved me a ton of money this week. I was all ready to bite the bullet and buy a new meat grinder. After a frustrating failed first attempt at grinding fresh venison, I was ready to toss my pasta maker/meat grinder to the curb. I...
Deer Harvest and Hide Tanning Attempt

Deer Harvest and Hide Tanning Attempt

The Harvest Jerry brought home his first deer over Thanksgiving weekend. I was so proud of him! We’ve been out of red meat for a few months now, due to the climbing cost of beef being no longer justifiable to purchase. Having meat again felt like a windfall....

First Deer Skinning

This past Saturday a friend of ours was deer hunting on our land, and finally shot a young buck (a male). He thought it was a doe, until he got closer and noticed the little nobs on his head where the antlers were beginning to grow in. I was in the kitchen when I...