There is a tribe in the African Kalahari Desert called the San people who still practice the oldest form of hunting known to man. In response to anyone who asks me, “Juan, how does one hunt?” I suggest they study the video below: What’s significant about the method is that it takes advantage of certain …
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Tonight I fed my family wild pork. A meat so incredible in flavor and texture that words can’t describe it – that is, I lack the poetry. I could go on and on about it, but this story isn’t about wild pork (I’m sure I’ll be doing plenty of telling around that subject). I’m not …
I’ve been looking for years for a knife that offered me all the advantages of an Alaskan Ulu knife with a handle I could grip like a conventional knife. An ulu knife has no forward tip, which is a significant feature when you’re trying to remove a hide without poking holes in it. The handles …
Juan and I had been talking about making sausage for a couple of months. We both had lots of pork stew and trimmings and some venison stew and trimmings stored up in our freezers. So we got together at Juan’s house one Saturday and got to it. First, Juan had gone to a local butcher, …