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#2913926 - 08/20/12 11:53 AM Re: Canned Venison [Re: archer19]
Spikes Tactical
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Thanks to all who posted. I think if I get out this year and get lucky enough to kill one - I will try to can it.
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#2914389 - 08/20/12 07:45 PM Re: Canned Venison [Re: Spikes Tactical]
fishboy1
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Did it last year.
Cubed, stuffed in jars, added 1/2 tsp hickory smoked allegro marinade.
Canned according to Ball canning book directions.


Thats some good stuff there!
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#2916864 - 08/22/12 08:02 PM Re: Canned Venison [Re: fishboy1]
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canned a whole deer last year for the first time.... very good. If you are considering doing it, make sure to do it....
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#2918950 - 08/24/12 01:31 PM Re: Canned Venison [Re: fishboy1]
FULLDRAWXX75
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 Originally Posted By: fishboy1
Did it last year.
Cubed, stuffed in jars, added 1/2 tsp hickory smoked allegro marinade.
Canned according to Ball canning book directions.


Thats some good stuff there!


A note of caution when using marinades, dry spices, etc. they have a tendancy to become bitter with the canning process and change the taste/flavor of the meat, not for the good either.

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#2918958 - 08/24/12 01:39 PM Re: Canned Venison [Re: Spikes Tactical]
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Canned some deer and a bear last year. Most tender meat you'll ever eat.
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#2918999 - 08/24/12 02:14 PM Re: Canned Venison [Re: The_Utility_Dude]
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I gave Crappie Luck a recipe last year. Check with him because I can't find it. I got it from an RN I know that has canned venison for years.
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#2919964 - 08/25/12 02:29 PM Re: Canned Venison [Re: FULLDRAWXX75]
fishboy1
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 Originally Posted By: FULLDRAWXX75
 Originally Posted By: fishboy1
Did it last year.
Cubed, stuffed in jars, added 1/2 tsp hickory smoked allegro marinade.
Canned according to Ball canning book directions.


Thats some good stuff there!


A note of caution when using marinades, dry spices, etc. they have a tendancy to become bitter with the canning process and change the taste/flavor of the meat, not for the good either.

FDXX75


It also tends to amplify the flavor of the marinade and salt.
1/2 tsp of marinade was way stronger canned than it would be cooked any other way. Came out just right... Call it a happy accident.
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#2924441 - 08/29/12 08:09 AM Re: Canned Venison [Re: archer19]
REM7
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 Originally Posted By: archer19
 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
 Originally Posted By: FULLDRAWXX75
I can venison every yr. It is the most tender meat you will ever put in your mouth, doesn't matter what cut of meat you use, it will still be tender.

I usually just cut my venison into manageable sized cuts, no bigger than 2"x 2" cubes, place then in a large mouth canning jar, add recommended amount of canning salt and fill jar with water or tomato juice to about 1" below top of jar, install lid and ring................into pressure cooker for recommended time.

I use it for stews, soups, stroganoff recipes, etc. It works great when you are in a rush and need meat quickly and already cooked and tender. I have even, drained it, mashed it with mayo and made sandwiches from it at camp, a little salt/pepper...........done.

FDXX75


Agree 100%. These guys that are knocking it don't know what they're missing or haven't had it done right. It is the ultimate easy meal and versatile.




I love it. Pot pie, soup, barbecue sandwiches.
It's easy, tastes great, keeps forever.


got my mouth watering already...can wait to get some to can

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#2925118 - 08/29/12 04:11 PM Re: Canned Venison [Re: REM7]
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Going to be doing this starting in November. I got a pressure canner on the way. Thanks for the tips. If my planned trip goes through I will do elk. My girlfriends friends can all there wild game
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#2925271 - 08/29/12 06:06 PM Re: Canned Venison [Re: Stalkhunter]
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We have 21 jars stuffed on the kitchen counter right now. (going to be a L O N G night of canning.
Had to clean out the freezer of all those bags of "grinder" meat I have been hoarding since 09. Ok... I have been lazy.

Most are straight venison chunks with 1/2 T allegro marinade.
5 jars have a Jalapeno in them.

We have a bowl full of spicy breakfast sausage style chunks. Not sure where the wife is going with that bunch but I'm game!

Also have 2 big mixing bowls ready for the grinder and sausage seasoning standing by.

Going to be tasty around here for the next few days!


Edited by fishboy1 (08/29/12 06:07 PM)
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