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Thinking Outside the Styrofoam Tray

A guest post by Kerry Knight

“I’d like to encourage you to think about the meat you eat. Is it good enough? Good enough to bring you pleasure every time you eat it? What about the animals it comes from? Have they lived well? And what about the way you cook meat? Are you adventurous with it? Are you thrifty with it? Do you respect it, and do it justice?”

– Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, The River Cottage Meat Book

He’s a “Meat and potatoes” kind of guy. How many times have we used that expression to describe someone with a palate that doesn’t stray too far from the norm, someone whose appetite for culinary adventure revolves around a good steak, prime rib, pot roast, chicken and ribs….ribs and chicken….

There are many other choices available, and if you are considering the words of Mr. Fearnly-Whittingstall, you may want to consider the majestic Elk, one of the largest species of deer in the world. Continue »