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Cured venison roast

so ms smoker

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   I took some pieces of venison hindquarter and cured them for 10 days in Pop's brine. Then I slow smoked them following Bearcarvers receipe for dried beef where he used venison.Put on a rub of SPOG and crushed red pepper.


130 degrees for two hours. Started pitmaster pellets in AMNPS after about an hour. Bumped temp to 150 after another hour for about 4 hours. Then to 170 for about 2 hours .Nearly bedtime so I took them off to cool. IT was 125. Not quite done but I sampled it anyway.Very tender and juicy!




  Wrapped it up and into the fridge to take to the deer camp for supper the next night. Heated to about 135 and  served sliced with rice and gravy, sliced and roasted sweet potatoes and garlic bread. Needless to say, there was none left!

  My thanks to Pop's for the brine and info on the curing time and Bearcarver for his excellent detailed posts!

  Mike
 

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Great looking Venny Dried Beef !!!

Awesome tasting stuff !!!

Bear
 

dirtsailor2003

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  Thanks Case. The most tender hind quarter I have ever had. Came out as good as bacon wrapped backstrap medallions!

   Mike
Man your making my mouth water!!! We didn't get any venison this year, but I know what I'm going to do if we get some next year!!!
 

so ms smoker

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 Thanks WHB. It was very tender and tasty! Low and slow is great for venison!

  Mike
 

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WOW!

We have 4 management doe tags that we have to fill before Feb 11th, and I know what I'm going to do with some of it now!

The boys will harvest and the old man will cure and smoke!

Great post!

Charlie
 

so ms smoker

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  You will not be disappointed! The 8-10 day cure plus 8-10 hour smoke may seem outrageous, but are well worth the wait! The most tender and juicy hindquarter meat you have ever had.

   Mike
 

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Hey that looks lovely!!! (I adore venison).

Great job!

And is that a pug, in your avatar photo? Adorable! (I have three dogs myself and thus notice these things you see).

Happy Tuesday to all!

That deer meat looked divine!!!!

Cheers! - Leah
 

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 Thanks Bear. Mostly followed your post of ' Venison dried beef'. Nothing dry about it though!

  Mike
Yup---That's the way I like it. If anyone wants it drier, all it takes is to keep it in the smoker longer at about 150*-160*.

Then it should be pulled when it hits 160* IT. No cooking needed after that.

I like it moist for my Dried Beef & cheese sammies.

Bear
 
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so ms smoker

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Hey that looks lovely!!! (I adore venison).

Great job!

And is that a pug, in your avatar photo? Adorable! (I have three dogs myself and thus notice these things you see).

Happy Tuesday to all!

That deer meat looked divine!!!!

Cheers! - Leah
  Thanks Leah ! It was some of the best venison I have ever had!

  Mike
 

so ms smoker

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Yup---That's the way I like it. If anyone wants it drier, all it takes is to keep it in the smoker longer at about 150*-160*.

Then it should be pulled when it hits 160* IT. No cooking needed after that.

I like it moist for my Dried Beef & cheese sammies.

Bear
 The look of those sammies was my inspiration! Thank you Sir for your posts!

  Mike
 

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Looks awesome. I started my meat in the brine last Thursday. Plan to smoke sunday. Any pointers?
 

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