Try the recipe on this page: http://www.biggamehunt.net/recipes/
for the salami sausage. I wouldn't quite call it salami, in my opinion it turns out more like a summer sausage, just a bit drier because its so lean, but I thought the flavor was excellent. I've made it from deer and/or elk plus some regular ground beef. I did not add extra beef fat though.
Thanks for the post! I tried a summer sausage kit from Bass Pro Shop that came with seasoning, cure, and casings. It turned out very good and the cost was around $15 to make 10#.
I would still like to try making some from scratch if anyone has a secret recipe!
So you've booked an outfitted hunt this year. And you're going to get to ride horses into the mountains to save your legs and your back.
I've met lots of guys who've been in this same situation. They figure, "heck, how hard can it be?" But, I assure you, if you don't learn to get along with your mount for the week, it's going to be a bumpy, scary, noisy, and life threatening experience.
First, let's start with the horse itself. A horse trained under western style has 4 gears. The walk, trot,...