Venison shanks are delicious to eat, but tough to cut, unless you know a trick or two.
Venison roasts. Venison steaks. Ground venison. I just want a sandwich already! Now, while I’ve made some damn delicious venison steak sandwiches, I like options. If you are ready to try a new recipe, make some smoked venison pastrami! I think a lot of hunters are intimidated when they get into to realm of cured … Continue reading “Venison Pastrami – Smoked Venison Deliciousness”
Venison sausage is one of the most forgiving ways to prepare the meat from your deer. You typically mix the meat with strong seasonings, which can help mask gamey flavors. You also mix it with another type of meat – typically pork – which overcomes the dryness you might experience with some lean, well done … Continue reading “Easy Venison Sausage”
Deer ribs. The hunters dilemma. Well, one of the many dilemmas anyways. You don’t want to waste meat. Yet you know there just isn’t much meat on those scrappy little ribs. And the meat that is there is layered in deer fat, which is not very tasty. While it’s true there isn’t a lot of … Continue reading “BBQ Venison Ribs”
We’ve talked about roasting venison before – so you know it’s not my FAVORITE cooking method. The main reason why, is that I’ve never been a huge roast fan, whether it’s beef, pork, or venison. What I’ve come to realize over the years, is that a roast is less about the meat itself, and more … Continue reading “Rotisserie Venison – the nearly foolproof way to roast venison”
I hate cooking roast venison (or even beef for that matter). As a roast in the oven that is. I always overcook them. Or they end up as flavorless blobs of meat. I know, that’s why gravy was invented. It’s really a matter of more practice, but you know how it goes – if something doesn’t … Continue reading “How to Cook Venison Sous Vide for a Perfect Roast”
So you have corned the beast (see article here). Now we need to cook it to turn it into a corned venison meal. Because venison is so lean, you have to be careful at this step. If you do a standard boil, and you boil it a bit too long, you’ll end up with some … Continue reading “Beer Braised Corned Venison Recipe”
I know, I had you at “chicken fried”. Chicken fry anything, and what’s not to like? Chicken fry some venison loins, and you can convert anyone into a wild game eater. This is a pretty easy recipe. And there are a few ways you can do it. You could fry these up in a pan, no … Continue reading “Chicken Fried Venison – How to chicken fry backstraps”
Let’s start with pronunciation. It’s “past” with the short a, not “paste” with the long a. If you got here on a search for the other “pasty”, you’ll be sadly disappointed. Pasties originated in the UK, Cornwall specifically, as a common meal for coal miners. Today, they seem to have a central home in the … Continue reading “Venison Pasty – The perfect camp meal”
When field dressing a deer, you are going to need to make some important decisions: what parts to take, and what to leave behind. Hunters can debate for hours over what they think is worthwhile, but I think many will agree, you MUST take the heart and the liver. Here, we’ll focus on the heart.