Smoke and cure everything from store-bought meats to freshly harvested fish and game!
Drawing on more than forty years of experience smoking everything from succulent salmon to whole hogs, award-winning outdoor writer and photographer Monte Burch presents this practical handbook for anyone who wants to make their own smoked or cured products.
The Complete Guide to Smoking and Salt Curing introduces beginners to the ancient art of preserving meat, fish, and game with full-color photographs and clear instructions on how to select meats and avoid contamination, how to choose smokers, and how to use various tools. This easy-to-follow guide also includes delicious recipes for:
Whether you are a serious hunter or angler seeking to cure and smoke the fish and game you’ve harvested yourself or simply a consumer looking to stretch your grocery dollar while creating delicious smoke salmon or cured bacon at home, Burch will have you making mouthwatering meals in no time.
Monte Burch is an award-winning freelance writer, photographer, and author of over seventy-five books and thousands of outdoors and how-to magazine articles. He has written for numerous magazines, including American Rifleman and Field and Stream, and his books include The Complete Book of Making Jerky, The Complete Guide to Sausage Making,and The Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Own Food.As a photographer, he has had magazine cover shots on Bassmaster, Sports Afield, and many others.