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cowgirl
04-03-2009, 01:17 PM
Tim's morel mushroom thread reminded me that I had not posted pctures of this stuffed venison CB. Just one more use for morels. :)


This is part of a backstrap from a doe I got this fall.
I cleaned and butterflied the backstrap...

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Mixed up my cure...

1 TBS of Tender Quick (per pound of meat)
1 tsp of sugar (per pound of meat)
1 dried cayenne pepper
1 TBS black pepper corns
1 TBS juniper berries
1 clove of garlic... minced.

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I crushed the cayenne, juniper berries and black pepper corns, then mixed them with the tenderquick/sugar mixture and added the minced garlic.


Rubbed the mixture into the backstrap covering all edges, and picked the meat up and gave it a shake to get rid of any excess cure.

I wrapped the slab in plastic wrap and let it cure in the fridge for 3 days.
After curing, I rinsed the cure off of the meat under the faucet....then soaked the backstrap in fresh cool water for an hour

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I gathered up some wild onions ( I really love wild onions in the spring)

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Layered the backstrap with the wild onions and some of my morels from last season...

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Rolled up and onto the smoker with some hickory.
I added a few potatoes and an onion for another meal.

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I smoked to an internal temperature of 150, wrapped and rested.

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The venison canadian bacon, fried smoked potatoes, cheese/herb biscuit and some fresh eggs.

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The venison CB was great! I'll be making it again.....

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Thanks for checking out my breakfast.

BYBBQ
04-03-2009, 08:18 PM
Darn, I must have not heard the dinner bell.:tap: That looks great.:drooling:

Bet that was real good with those eggs and potatoes.:thumbs up:

chadd17
04-03-2009, 09:49 PM
:wow: That looks really good. I love the morels and wild onion idea. Thanks Jeanie

unclelchap
04-04-2009, 08:17 AM
man that looks good cowgirl! i never knew you could use those wild onions for anything! what else would you use them for?

Short One
04-04-2009, 01:22 PM
:drooling::drooling: :wow: Looks great Jeanie. Haven't had lunch yet, NOW I'm really hungery. Thanks for the pics.

californiasmokin
09-03-2017, 06:48 PM
I don't hunt but sure looks good !