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Scott Leysath

VENISON MEATBALL SANDWICHES MADE EASY


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For some, deer season is still several weeks away. Others have already had the chance to get out and, hopefully, bring home some of the best meat around. Chances are, you’ve got some ground game in the freezer from years’ past and perhaps you’re just a little tired of chili and tacos. Some of us […]

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Scott Leysath

MAKING SAUCES FROM GAME STOCK


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Once you’ve committed to turning trim, bones and carcasses into a tasty stock, what can you do with it? Pretty much any recipe that calls for beef broth, chicken broth or those hideous bouillon cubes can be made better by using your own homemade stock. The type of recipes best suited for a particular kind […]

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Scott Leysath

DON’T WASTE CRITTERS – MAKING STOCK FROM THE ‘REMAINS’ MADE EASY


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I’m sure that native people in this country didn’t “breast out” their birds and throw the rest on the burn pile. Long before we nearly wiped out the buffalo, American Indians used every part of these giant beasts. From the hides to the nether regions, nothing was wasted. By comparison, think about how much of […]

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Scott Leysath

EASY SOLUTIONS FOR MAKING TOUGH MEAT MORE TENDER


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I just returned from an early season, warm weather deer hunt in the central coast area of California. It was about 100 degrees in the afternoon and, unfortunately, it took a bit longer than I would have hoped to find the animal after it was shot. Leaving a dead or mortally wounded animal on the […]

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Scott Leysath

EARLY SEASON (WARM WEATHER) GAME PROCESSING


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As I write this blog, I’m about a week away from my first deer hunt of the season. By the time this blog posts, I will hopefully have bagged, processed, cooked and consumed at least part of an early season deer. I’m headed to the central coast of California to shoot a blacktail deer on […]

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Scott Leysath

EVERYONE’S FAVORITE – TIME TO CLEAN OUT THE FREEZER


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  It’s the annual “Clean Out Your Freezer” event, happening in your kitchen or garage this week. Not next week, not next month, this week. You know that it has to be done, but then, so does setting up trail cameras and scouting for good animals, but both of those activities are more fun than […]

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Scott Leysath

HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME – SAUSAGE PARTY


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  No doubt you’ve heard the expression, “Never visit the sausage factory.” Of course, that’s because most folks just don’t want to see what goes into making sausage. We’ve all heard tales of lips, ears, glands and all things gristly that, once passed through a meat grinder, get crammed into a casing and loaded into […]

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Spruce up Your Home With Some Wild Turkey Decor


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Quick and Easy Rustic Turkey Wreath Did you have a successful turkey season? Then save those turkey feathers and use them to spruce up your home with this quick and easy-to-make rustic turkey feather wreath! Here is what you’ll need: burlap ribbon  turkey feathers craft wire  twigs  grape vine wreath Step 1: Begin by tying […]

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