I've been packaging and freezing the deer that DH got on opening day. The roasts, steaks, tenderloin and loin went into the freezer. Everything else got canned - 19 pints! We got a total of 95 lbs. We're hooked up for this year!
I had been packaging and freezing, packaging and freezing, packaging and freezing. I did a layer at a time to allow the stuff to freeze before adding more. The last to go in was today - three good sized neck roasts! I went to bed last night wondering if there was going to be enough room in my small freezer (8 c. ft.) to put them.
I wrapped the roasts and went to put them in the freezer. When I opened it up there was a LIVE DEER in there, laying on its back with it's hooves kicking in the air!! YIKES!! What a dream!
That is absolutely wonderful, Sally! Your beautiful canned venison AND your dream - made me laugh out loud, thanks.
Married to a non-hunter, we don't have much access to venison; but this year my neighbor asked to hunt on our land. He said that if we help to process, he would share halves! I am keeping my fingers crossed.
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