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To: coconutt2000; Augie

Not all game meat is good. It depends a great deal upon who prepared it, how it was prepared, how it was processed, how it was cared for, etc.

I saw a story in a magazine once that addressed "I had venison once and it was bad." [I paraphrased that because I don't remember the specific complaint.] The article went on to say that if,
A farmer killed a steer, waited a few hours and then did a poor job of field dressing it, dragged it for a mile through a muddy field, flung it in the back of a truck, drove it around all day showing it to his buddies, then hung it from a tree for 2 days, then processed it himself and didn't pay much attention to cleanlinees/hair removal/bone chips/etc., and then didn't package it properly and then cooked it poorly, most people upon trying a sirloin from that steer would say, "I don't like beef."
My point is, "most game meats are good." I think most people that say, "I don't like venison et al" have never had a good cut prepared properly.
I've had deer, elk, bear, beef, lamb, pork, frog legs, alligator and they've all been good. I've had some beef I didn't like.
A buddy of mine eats ground hog and raccoon. He swears it's good but preparation is key. He's got me talked into it. I'm going to try ground hog as soon as I have a decent specimen.


23 posted on 11/15/2005 12:42:12 PM PST by sparkomatic (I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. Phil 4:13)
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To: sparkomatic

What do you eat with bear?
Mashed tree roots?


31 posted on 11/15/2005 12:51:03 PM PST by La Enchiladita (Request or send care packages for/to troops at www.opgratitude.com)
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