Many people are squeamish when it comes to organ meat. But if you aren’t saving your deer heart, you are really missing out! Cooking the “parts” up are usually my first few meals out of a deer – the liver gets sliced and fried, and the heart gets pickled or grilled. After you collect the … Continue reading “Grilled Venison Heart – you’ll heart it!”
Making pastrami is one of my favorite ways to make venison, and probably everyone’s favorite way to eat it.
Sausage shouldn’t be complicated. Here are some simple ways to prepare venison sausage.
Sous vide is super slow cooking with a bag in water. It does wonders to a tough venison 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”
A DIY “hotpocket” you can make with venison.
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?”
“I make the most amazing meatloaf.” Nobody has ever said that. Not in the history of ground meat. I looked it up on Wikipedia, it must be true. It’s a loaf of meat. The potential for “amazing” is not allowed for anything using the phrase “loaf” in it’s name. Meatloaf is a good, solid dinner, meant … Continue reading “Venison Meatloaf Roll”
While I enjoy some pan fried venison liver and onions, I also like variety. And if that variety involves sandwiches of some sort, well, sign me up! This recipe for homemade venison liverwurst may not be for everyone, but it does hit the mark when comparing it to a commercially made liverwurst. Now, I’ll give … Continue reading “Homemade Venison Liverwurst Recipe”
Some people may think me a bit crazy. “Venison tenderloin?! In a sandwich?! What a waste!” Many hunters only ever have the tenderloin as a quick grilled roast, and I have nothing against that. What I will say is, making a sandwich with the best ingredients will give you a meal you will remember. The … Continue reading “Venison Tenderloin – The best cut makes the tastiest sandwich”