Tag Archives: Venison

Venison Leg Takedown

There are numerous ways to butcher a deer. As we are big proponents of cooking roasts and stews using whole muscle cuts, here is our suggested method for breaking down a venison hindquarter for such purposes. To the surprise of … Continue reading

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Rendered Venison Fat (Lard)

Venison fat, like the fat of most wild game, has a bad reputation. Depending on the diet of an animal, fat will have a wide variety of tastes. For example, Mule Deer in Western states who have been eating predominately … Continue reading

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Venison Meatball Recipe

We get constant requests for venison meatball recipes. The best meatball recipes follow the most traditional Italian recipes substituting venison mixed with 20% ground pork. Below is an adaptation of a Mario Batali recipe: 3 cups day-old bread, cut into … Continue reading

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Braised Venison Ribs

Braised Venison Ribs This amazing venison ribs recipe comes courtesy of NY chef and hunter, Bill Gross. Enjoy.  — After properly breaking down your deer and removing the rib cage you must rinse ribs and remove excess fat. A little … Continue reading

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Tennessee Bear Hunt

“Can you eat bear meat?” was the question I was repeatedly asked whenever I mentioned an upcoming bear hunting trip to East Tennessee. After some discussion and planning, my friend “L” and I had settled on a very short window … Continue reading

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Fuel for Hunting

There is no better fuel for hunting than wild game. Lately, I’ve been relying on a combination of venison jerky and roasted pumpkin seeds.  Go Carnivore Jerky Recipe. Likewise, there is few a finer thing than enjoying fresh meat from … Continue reading

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Improvising Venison Stew

When it comes to making stew, rather at home or at hunting camp, exact recipes are often not necessary. For cooking at deer camp, we often just bring along a random selection of vegetables, herbs, etc and create a stew … Continue reading

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Venison Prosciutto Update

Checked in on the Venison Prosciutto today. A project that almost went South is now looking like it will turn out well. There is a healthy formation of white mold taking root.

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Venison Pumpkin Chili

Our Venison Pumpkin Chili  Recipe can be found in the October issue of Click Magazine.

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6 Underappreciated cuts of Venison

Whether you are DIY butchering or taking deer to a commercial processor, there are a few cuts of venison that are often underappreciated to the point of being entirely discarded. 1. Neck: It is rather disheartening to see pictures of … Continue reading

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