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”

Easy Venison Crockpot Tacos

Easy Venison Crockpot Tacos

Who doesn’t like tacos? The only reasonable excuse someone could give for not liking them is that they are messy. Well, that’s why napkins were invented. As to flavors, one of the great things about tacos is there are a million ways to make them, so it’s easy to tailor them to your preferences. And … Continue reading “Easy Venison Crockpot Tacos”

Venison Chili  – and don’t forget the Cornbread!

Venison Chili – and don’t forget the Cornbread!

If you hunt, I’m willing to bet you make chili too. And I know, I know, you already make the BEST chili. Wait, why are you searching online for “venison chili recipes” then? One of the reasons I like making chili is that it’s like a science experiment that can’t go wrong. Well, assuming you … Continue reading “Venison Chili – and don’t forget the Cornbread!”

Venison Pot Pie – Braised Venison in a Crispy Crust

Venison Pot Pie – Braised Venison in a Crispy Crust

I’ll admit, I’m not a huge pastry fan. For my apple pie, PLEASE give me a crumb top – or better yet, just give me apple crisp! But when it comes to a more savory dish like braised venison and vegetables in gravy – there is something about a crispy crust on a venison pot … Continue reading “Venison Pot Pie – Braised Venison in a Crispy Crust”

Venison Burgers – Skip the fat, use a binder

Venison Burgers – Skip the fat, use a binder

When you process a deer, you will always end up with some meat that is destined for the grinder. Making venison burger is an expectation for most families, some will even grind the whole deer before they freeze it, making it an easy meal ingredient when needed throughout the year. I often struggle through some internal … Continue reading “Venison Burgers – Skip the fat, use a binder”

Simple Slow Cooker Venison Meals

Simple Slow Cooker Venison Meals

Venison can be a temper-mental meat to cook. An over cooked roast will give your jaws a work out. An over grilled back strap could be sliced up for hockey pucks. If you have never cooked venison before, start with something easy and foolproof. You can’t go wrong with a crockpot. Low and slow, with … Continue reading “Simple Slow Cooker Venison Meals”