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The Butchers Block | Bearded Butchers Blog

  • How to Make the Best Hot Dogs at Home

    Buying commercially-produced hot dogs is always a little bit sketchy. You never know what they put in there, what quality the meat was, or whether they are using fillers and other unappealing ingredients. The good news is that you can make hot dogs at home easily with our favorite recipe. All it takes is having the right equipment and following these steps!
  • How to Process a Deer at Home: The Ultimate Guide

    You've shot a deer, great job! Now what? That's what this post is all about! From field dressing to skinning, quartering, cutting primals, and getting down to the finished product, it's all here. You don't need to pay to have your deer processed every year when you can invest in some quality tools once and be able to do it yourself every year. Follow along, we don't leave anything out!
  • How to Make Summer Sausage at Home

    Deer season is just around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited for opening day to finally get here. In this article, we'll show you how we make an authentic and tangy venison summer sausage. We're going to break down the science behind flavoring and detail the spices we use. These sausages also travel well, so they're the perfect snack to take along on your hunt this fall.
  • How to Field Dress A Deer

    Once you've field dressed your deer, be sure to check out our mega post that walks through the entire process of butchering your deer at home. One...
  • How to Make Your Own Sausage and Bratwurst with Fresh Ground Venison Meat

    One of our favorite things to do after processing a deer is to take the trimmings and make fresh venison bratwurst. Because one, bratwurst is deli...