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Cooking Bear Meat – tips and suggestions

Cooking Bear Meat – tips and suggestions

Hunting for meat is one of the most important things we do as homesteaders. Bear is a hardy red meat that can be used in any recipe you’d normally use for beef. Cooking bear meat has a learning curve but in general is a lot like cooking beef. I’ll be explaining a lot of how we hunt bear and all the work that goes into this for the month prior to opening day. Tips for Cooking Bear Meat Bears can…

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Bear Stew Recipe – Cooking Wild Game

Bear Stew Recipe – Cooking Wild Game

Bear Stew Recipe (Works well with beef or other red meats.)  Bear hunting season’s work started last Saturday. I’ll be writing about what we do with the bears, why we do it, and how we use the meat. I want to be sure you all understand that we use the meat. This is not “trophy” hunting, though I don’t begrudge anyone a trophy as long as they’re using the meat. I have a trophy bear on the living room wall,…

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Pickled Venison Heart

Pickled Venison Heart

Pickled Venison Heart Never did I imagine pickled venison heart would be the number one entry in the old blog. Number one. It has 50% more page views than the second place post. It’s one of the posts that must be moved here. Hunting is one of the methods used by homesteaders to provide meat. partnerships Pickled Venison Heart Recipe – Cooking Wild Game I knew I wasn’t going to like venison heart but I was determined to try it….

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Swedish Meatballs, Moose Style

Swedish Meatballs, Moose Style

Swedish Meatballs In my early adulthood, while we were terribly busy running the rat race, I discovered frozen Swedish meatballs. Slip those delicious, or so I thought at the time, meatballs into microwave, wait impatiently for three minutes and ding! Supper time! It wasn’t until we left our jobs to move out here that I learned to make Swedish meatballs. We lack big, well-stocked grocery stores here. The largest, best-stocked grocery is 50 miles away. The store only 30 miles…

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Moose Meatloaf Recipe

Moose Meatloaf Recipe

Moose Meatloaf Recipe Some of my favorite meals are based around wild game. Supper is hours away and my stomach is already growling. I mixed up moose meatloaf this afternoon to let it set for a few hours before I pop it into the oven. You can read about the day this moose became an ingredient in my moose meatloaf recipe.   Here’s the recipe. Adjust it as you see fit. Most ingredients are in “to taste” amounts. 1 pound…

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Moose Meatballs – large batch now, convenience later

Moose Meatballs – large batch now, convenience later

Moose Meatballs It’s getting to be that time of year when life gets busy – garden and high tunnel, seedlings in the house, outdoors work, a new landscaping project, firewood, releasing an apple tree, enlarging a food plot, fishing, turkey hunting… You get the idea. I had an unexpected free afternoon last week so I thawed a five pound package of moose burger and got busy making moose meatballs. You may download and print the recipe in a pdf file….

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