Kitchen help

Cuisine machines for making the most of you wild fish and game

Sometimes, the real work begins after a successful hunt or day on the water. And while processing your meat, birds and fish might be a labour of love, it’s still nice to have a little high-tech help. When it comes to prepping wild eats for the table, these culinary appliances got game.

PRESERVAC BASIC VACUUM SEALER

($109.99) Cabela’s

cabela's

Key features: One-touch operation with vacuum seal, manual seal and hose port; accepts bags up to 11 inches wide; includes canister hose and 10 bags.

The promise: “Built for quick and convenient sealing.”

 

MARINE SHARPENING STATION MODEL 710

(US$199.99) Chef’s Choice

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Key features: Combines a knife, scissor and fishhook sharpener in one water-resistant unit; requires no lubrication; operates on 120-volt AC or 12-volt DC.

The promise: “Engineered for the fishing enthusiast.”

 

GAMESAVER TITANIUM G800

(US$449) FoodSaver

gamesaver

Key features: Heavy-duty sealer for eight- to 15-inch-wide bags; built-in bag cutter, accessory port and vacuum hose.

The promise: “Perfect for avid hunters and anglers or lodge owners.”

 

MIGHTY BITE #8 GRINDER

(US$229) LEM products

LEM

Key features: Aluminum housing, metal gears, heavy-duty handle and built-in circuit breaker; includes three stainless steel plates, three stuffing tubes and a meat stomper.

The promise: “Perfect for getting into grinding.”

 

HEAVY DUTY ELECTRIC FILLET KNIFE

($79.50) Rapala

rapala

Key features: Twice the blade speed and three times the power of standard electric fillet knives; 7 1/2-inch stainless steel blades; dampened vibration.

The promise: “Incredible control when filleting even the biggest fish.”

 

REALTREE OUTFITTERS VERTICAL SAUSAGE STUFFER

($249.99) Weston

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Key features: Seven-pound capacity stainless steel canister; tilts for easy loading; dual-speed steel gears, four stainless steel funnels; Realtree Xtra camo cover.

The promise: “Tough enough for serious sausage making.”

 

ORIGINAL BLUE SMOKER

(US$369) Bradley Smoker

Bradley smoker

Key features:Stainless steel interior and fully insulated body; simple temperature controls for separate wood and oven burner elements.

The promise: “Ideal for all types of meat and fish.”