Today on the show we’re exploring the original and most important reason for hunting. Food! And joining us is acclaimed food author and blogger, Hank Shaw.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– Another update on our trail camera bet

– Who Hank Shaw is and why he’s the one to talk to us about butchering and cooking venison

– The key things to keep in mind when recovering your deer in the field to ensure quality meat

– Thoughts on which organ meats you should try

– Do older deer really taste different than younger ones?

– Should you hang and age your deer?

– Can anyone/everyone process their own deer?

– What tools do you need to process your own deer?

– Advice for breaking down a deer

– Should you add fat to your burger?

– How to cook the perfect venison steak, burger and stew

– Recommended wine pairings and side dishes for venison

– And much, much more

Show Notes, Resources, Links:

– If you want to learn more about Hank Shaw or check out his recipes, visit

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