Looking for inspiration, recipes, how-to, supplies, or forums? Below are some of the resources we’ve relied on at Feral from the beginning. If you have trusty resources, please share. We like to hear what’s working for our community.


There are far too many great books to list here, but here a few favorites and classics.

Afield: A Chef’s Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish
Jesse Griffiths (Author), Jody Horton (Photographer)

Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat & Pork
Adam Danforth

Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking and Curing
Michael Ruhlman, Brian Polcyn

The Art of Making Fermented Sausages
Stanley Marianski, Adam Marianski


A few of our favorite sites for recipes and wild game.

Hunter Angler Gardener Cook – numerous recipes, instructional guides, and general inspiration for anyone working with wild game.

lets-make-sausage.com – good general information and recipes for sausage making

Forums and Community

Forums  can be a great way to get answers to questions and inspiration for projects.

Sausage Debauchery – Facebook Group

TexasBowhunter.com - Recipes Forum

Sausage-Making Resources

Our favorite sites for purchasing supplies and finding recipes for sausage-making.

Richardson Farms – high quality fatback from pastured pigs

Butcher and Packer – one of many online sources for sausage casings and more

The Sausage Maker, Inc. – Instructions for Making a Dry-Curing Chamber