Bison Tongue

Sliced Bison Tongue 1 bison tongue 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns 1 teaspoon whole allspice Sauce: 2 tablespoons butter 2 medium onions, chopped 8 oz sliced mushrooms 2 cups low-sodium beef or chicken broth 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon arrowroot or other…

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Jerky & Stick Handling

Our jerky and trail stick products are produced with minimal preservatives, such that they should be stored in the freezer. Upon receipt of these products, they are good indefinitely in…

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Bangers & Mash

Bangers & Mash Ingredients 1/2 tbsp oil 8 sausages - any type will work 1 large onion, halved and finely sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tbsp white flour 2 cups broth Instructions Steam sausages in a…

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The Great Escape

A rusty chain. An aggressive mob. A “nice day for it…” “Bison out on Stonehouse Mountain Road!” Just as I was pouring the hot water into the French press, the…

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Humane

Human treatment of all animals has been a core principal of ours since long before getting into farming, and we set out to create Virginia Bison Co. from the outset with this extremely important element as a central theme.  All employees are trained to handle livestock with proper handling, care and respect.  We set up our coral using a Temple Grandin design, which is all circular in layout and specifically constructed to apply to the bison’s natural instincts to move in circles and flow in a direction that takes them back to their point of origin. All bison at Virginia Bison Co. are lead and not driven, using a bucket of grain cubes and training to a call that we use during moves. (more…)

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Slow Cooked French Dip

  Slow Cooked French Dip Ingredients 1.5-2 pound tri-tip roast 1 medium onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups stock 1.5 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 1/2 tbsp. fresh rosemary, minced 1/2…

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Ham Hocks & Beans

  Ham Hocks & Beans Author: Cibola Kitchen Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 4 hours Total time: 4 hours 20 mins Ingredients 1 pound dry pinto beans (but any…

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