Meat Processing


Biltong - The Other Dried Jerky Meat Recipe

June 26, 2020
As much as we enjoy jerky here in the United States, biltong is doubly popular in its home country of South Africa, and around the world as South African expatriates have carried the flavorful dried…
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Hunter's harvest - The 5 Processing Tools You Need

June 10, 2020
Cabela's Ambassador Jim Shockey clues you in to the one thing he's never without on a hunt. Taking an animal from the field to the freezer is a big task, but one that’s easily doable for the DIY…
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Butchering Breakdown – How to Cut Up Your Deer (video)

October 24, 2019
Breaking Down Big Game in 8 Simple Steps  While hunting is an enjoyable sport, it’s important to remember that we’ve taken to the woods as hunters for centuries, first and foremost, to provide food…
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8 Easy Tips to Smoking Meat Like a Pro

November 12, 2014
Don’t let all the fuel options and soaking liquids scare you away from smoking meats, veggies and cheese. Keep a few simple guidelines in mind as you mix and match woods and soaking liquids for that…
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5 Hunting Accessories You Need to Make Field Dressing Deer Easier

October 16, 2014
It’s early in our bow season. I’ve got my stands placed and have watched a few deer show up under it. I haven’t arrowed an animal yet because I’m being selective in terms of size. When it comes to…
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Hunting: The Ultimate Organic Food Source

March 18, 2014
After decades of declines, the number of hunters in certain areas of North America has actually increased in recent years. This bodes well for the future of hunting, as more hunters means more funds…
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The Case for Professional Butchering

March 26, 2013
I've gutted my fair share of deer, moose and bears over the years, and I've also skinned a few along the way. But when it comes to butchering that tasty game meat, I want to make sure that I get all…
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Hunters Help Feed the Hungry

December 19, 2012
More than 50 million people in the United States face hunger, according to data from But with the help of deer donation organizations, hunters are pitching in to fight hunger and…