Sous vide is super slow cooking with a bag in water. It does wonders to a tough venison roast.
Category: Bottom Round
The bottom round is a large roast that comes from the rear quarter. It is on the outside of the rear of the leg (hamstring). All of the rounds are on the tough side and benefit from slow cooking.
See below for some great recipes on how to cook your venison bottom round roasts!
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”
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”
Mongolian Beef Style Venison
Sometimes you just want a quick meal. With most cuts of venison being on the tough side, a lot of recipes are either complicated, or sssssslllllllloooooowwwwww. And that’s all well and good – unless you have a real life, with a busy day, where you get home late, and just need to get some food on the … Continue reading “Mongolian Beef Style Venison”
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 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”
Venison Burgers – Skip the fat, use a binder
This is how to make your venison burgers stick together.
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”
How to Cure Corned Venison
One day, I was doing some random searching on wild game meals. I came across a recipe for corned venison. Venison corned beef? Mind. Blown. You can CORN venison?! I LOVE corned beef, so I had to try it out. I’ve corned MANY venison roasts, and learned a few things along the way. Once you corn … Continue reading “How to Cure Corned Venison”
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”