Venison head cheese
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Venison head cheese
  Venison    Cheese    Game    Native    Canadian  
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:56:33 AM. Recipe ID 18794. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Venison head cheese
 Categories: Game, Native, Canadian, Jw, Offal
      Yield: 1 Servings
           Head of a moose, elk or
           Caribou plus [optionally]
           Heart, tongue and trimmings
    1/2 c  Salt
      1 ga Water
           For each 3 lbs meat:
      1 tb Salt
      1 ts Pepper
      1 tb Onion flakes
      1 tb Red and green pepper flakes
      1 ts Allspice
    1/2 ts Ground cloves
  Clean the head by removing the eyes, ears, brains and all the skin.
  Trim off all the fat. Cut head into pieces and soak in brine made of
  1/2 cup salt added to one gallon of water for at least 6 hours. This
  will draw out the blood.
  Drain the pieces and rince thoroughly in clean water. Place in a
  large pot, add meat trimmings, cover with hot water, bring to a boil,
  then reduce heat and simmer until the meat can be removed from the
  Trim the meat from the bones and chop. Weigh the meat. Strain the
  broth, then let it boil down until you have 4 cups broth for each 3
  pounds meat. Add the meat to the broth with the seasonings. Heat the
  mixture, simmer 15 minutes. Pour into bread pans, cover and chill til
  For a firmer jelly, add 1 ts gelatin softened in 1 tb for each 2 cups
  of liquid.

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Recipe ID 18794 (Apr 03, 2005)

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