Using Nitrites in Curing Meat

Nitrites and nitrates in curing meat have gotten a bad rap over the years. For everything you read out there telling you to avoid it, you can find just as many articles telling you it’s safe. I’m not going to go on here about what is right or what is wrong. What I will tell … Continue reading “Using Nitrites in Curing Meat”

Venison Pastrami – Smoked Venison Deliciousness

Venison roasts. Venison steaks. Ground venison. I just want a sandwich already! Now, while I’ve made some damn delicious venison steak sandwiches, I like options. If you are ready to try a new recipe, make some smoked venison pastrami! I think a lot of hunters are intimidated when they get into to realm of cured … Continue reading “Venison Pastrami – Smoked Venison Deliciousness”

Beer Braised Corned Venison Recipe

So you have corned the beast. Now we need to cook it to turn it into a corned venison meal. Because venison is so lean, you have to be careful at this step. If you do a standard boil, and you boil it a bit too long, you’ll end up with some shredded, dry meat … Continue reading “Beer Braised Corned Venison Recipe”

How to Cure Corned Venison

One day, I was doing some random searching on wild game meals. I came across a recipe for corned venison. Venison corned beef? Mind. Blown. You can CORN venison?! I LOVE corned beef, so I had to try it out. I’ve corned a good half dozen or so venison roasts, and learned a few things along … Continue reading “How to Cure Corned Venison”