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BRIAN IN THE KITCHEN  brought to you by Stittsworth Meats

November 5 2013

Deer or Steak Sticks Recipe 2

    1lb ground steak or ground deer
    1 1/2 tsp salt or tenderizer if available
    1 tsp of liquid smoke
    3/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
    1/2 tsp mustard seed
    1/2 tsp fennel seeds, slightly crushed
    1/4 tsp anise seed
    1/4 tsp garlic powder
    1 box 1/16 casing

If venison (deer meat), grind 1 lb of venison and 1/2 lb pork. Mix together well and combine all ingredients, mixing until thoroughly blended. Set mixture in bowl and cover. Refrigerate overnight.

Get electric grinder or hand grinder with stuffing attachment and smallest stuffing tube. Set casing in warm water and let it soften. Slide casing onto nozzel of stuffer and twist end of casing.

Start stuffing casing slowly until desired length is reached. Cut and twist the end. Bake or smoke sticks. If baking on broiler pan, then bake at 200 degrees for 3 to 4 hours with oven door slightly opened. If smoking, use hickory chips or saw dust in electric smoker or plain smoker and smoke 6 to 8 hrs at 200 degrees.