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”
Category: Slow Cooked
Some cuts of venison are just tough. That doesn’t mean you have to relegate them to the grinder. Tame them with these slow cooked recipes. A few hours in the oven, or a day in the crockpot will tenderize any cut of meat!
Venison Swiss Steak – From Tough to Tender
Swiss steak is one of my wife’s favorite wintertime meals. And I don’t think it’s a coincidence that this is one of her favorite venison recipes as well. Between the deer and the vegetables, I typically make this mostly with ingredients we’ve grown or collected ourselves – with the exception of the spices and noodles. Fine, and … Continue reading “Venison Swiss Steak – From Tough to Tender”
Crockpot Venison Beef and Broccoli
Ok, there is no beef in this venison beef and broccoli. But “venison and broccoli” just doesn’t conjure up the same pretty picture in our minds that we always see in the menus of the local chinese restaurants. This recipe pulls off those same flavors, with minimal prep – and because it’s cooked in the … Continue reading “Crockpot Venison Beef and Broccoli”
Dutch Oven Venison Stew
I’ve never viewed a recipe as a hard and fast rule. Then again, I’m not much of a baker. In learning how to cook venison, you will become a better chef by learning how you can twist recipes to suit your needs. You can make this venison stew recipe exactly as I lay it out … Continue reading “Dutch Oven Venison Stew”
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”
Homemade Deer Suet – Make deer fat into bird suet
Deer fat. It doesn’t taste particularly good. To us humans anyway. Yet some deer will have a lot. I’ve pulled almost 20 pounds of almost pure fat off a large deer that seemed to be bulking up for a rough winter.