Field to Freezer – Meat Care & Processing Tips

This post is all about the proper field care and do-it-yourself processing of game at home. I won’t get too deep into the details throughout the entire process because that could fill the pages of a full-length book. Instead, I’ll share some of the key...

Jerky!

Who doesn’t like jerky?  Ok, vegans and vegetarians put your hands down. I make a lot of jerky throughout the year.  I love it, my kids love it, and it’s a healthy high-protein snack that is great to pack along on any outdoor adventure. I have used a wet...

Dad’s Legendary Smoked Salmon

This is my dad’s legendary recipe and process for smoking salmon.  A single recipe should be enough for approximately 25# of  fish (live weight). 2 ½ Quart water ½ Cup brown sugar ½ Cup white sugar 1 Cup pickling salt (non-iodized) ¼ Cup regular Johnny’s...

Wild Game Marinade

Wild game can dry out quickly due to the low fat content.  I love to marinate all my game with either of these simple recipes.  The first was just an extension of using plain merlot red wine.  You simply whisk red wine, a couple table spoons of extra virgin olive oil,...