Rotisserie Venison – the nearly foolproof way to roast venison

Rotisserie Venison – the nearly foolproof way to roast venison

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”

How to Cook Venison Sous Vide for a Perfect Roast

How to Cook Venison Sous Vide for a Perfect Roast

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”

Beer Braised Corned Venison Recipe

Beer Braised Corned Venison Recipe

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”

Chicken Fried Venison – How to chicken fry backstraps

Chicken Fried Venison – How to chicken fry backstraps

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”

Venison Pasty – The perfect camp meal

Venison Pasty – The perfect camp meal

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”

Venison Summer Sausage – Jalapeño and Cheddar, and Fat?

Venison Summer Sausage – Jalapeño and Cheddar, and Fat?

Fat. Venison doesn’t have much. That causes one of the main challenges to cooking it. Go too far and it will just be dry and tough. Many times, cooks (or processors) will add fat to venison. Has anyone ever told you about their amazing backstrap recipe, where they wrapped everything in bacon? Well, I would … Continue reading “Venison Summer Sausage – Jalapeño and Cheddar, and Fat?”

Bourbon Deer Jerky – Recipe and Drying Tips

Bourbon Deer Jerky – Recipe and Drying Tips

I’ve been making venison jerky for over 15 years, and to be honest, I screwed it up a lot. Jerky is so easy to make, how did I keep messing it up? It was never the recipe. That was truly the easy part. My problem was in over cooking it. The key to good jerky … Continue reading “Bourbon Deer Jerky – Recipe and Drying Tips”