Here’s the ideal hands-on guidebook for self-sufficient farmers, ranchers, and hunters with step-by-step instructions on butchering beef, venison, pork, lamb, poultry, and goats. Time-tested advice on how to cure the meat by smoking or salting helps you preserve your harvest. A final section explains how to make sausages. Numerous mouth-watering recipes are included.
Philip Hasheider is a farmer and writer. He's the author of How to Raise Cattle, How to Raise Pigs, The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making, The Hunter's Guide to Butchering, Smoking, and Curing Wild Game and Fish, and The Complete Book of Jerky: How to Process, Prepare, and Dry Beef, Venison, Turkey, Fish, and More. A former cheesemaker's assistant, he lives on a farm near Sauk City, Wisconsin.