Cooking Venison and Game

Here’s everything you need to know about preparing the tastiest, healthiest red meat on the planet. From cleaning to cooking and serving, our expert staff provides loads of practical advice on enjoying nature’s bounty. You’ll find tons of great recipes, too. (Vegetarians need not apply.)

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Savory, Cheesy Venison Burgers Sound Great Anytime

Venison burgers have no season when they’re in or out, unlike a stew or soup that is more favorable for chilly nights or a cold day at deer camp after a morning hunt. Burgers are great whether you fire up the grill and slap a hearty man-sized slab of venison burger on it or...

Tacos Carnitas can be made with shredded beef, like these, or venison if you have some deer meat in the freezer. They're great! (Photo: Jess Lander/Wikipedia)

Venison Machaca One of the Best Dishes Ever?

Earlier this year my wife and I were in Nashville on the final day of the CMA Music Festival, taking in the sights along Broadway Street, the main drag through the city, and enjoying the day. We I turned up 2nd Avenue and found Nashville Street Tacos, which opened earlier this year. It’s a tacos ‘n...

Venison Loin

Eight Ways You Can Help Lend a Hand!

  September is “Hunger Action Month” and The Sporting Chef, Scott Leysath, renowned chef for anything with fins, feathers or fur, provides steps to offer support to those one in six Americans who struggle with hunger every day. Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign mobilizing the public to take action on the issue of...

Stacy Harris, who created this venison tenderloin, and Scott Leysath both enjoy the ease of preparing this dish, which is fantastic for you and your family. (Photo: Stacy Harris, GameandGarden.com)

Venison Roast is Great With Oven Roasted Okra, Veggies

A great venison roast or other deer goodies is a joy to prepare and eat during and after the season, but it’s always good to have some scrumptious side dishes with it. My wife and I were late to the game but we got turned on to roasted vegetables last summer. I guess that’s...

Whether your venison stew is made in a traditional method or with the cool CanCooker, you'll enjoy delicious meals and have family asking for more.

Sugar in Your Cornbread? Blasphemy, I Say!

The headline on this story I ran across last week says, “The Real Reason Sugar Has No Place in Cornbread” and then it goes on for enough paragraphs to make you almost want a second double of brown water (one cube of ice, please). But I agree with the headline, writer and his thoughts. Sugar...

Mmmm ... click the photo for more recipes or visit GameandGarden.com (Photo: Stacy Harris/GameandGarden.com)

Fantastic Venison Burgers with a Spicy Zing!

Stacy Harris, one of our favorite authors and outdoors supporters, dropped us a note about a super venison burger dish she makes that has a little extra kick to it. Harris whips up great venison dishes each year along with lip-smacking meals with fresh veggies and fruit from the family gardens. She’s always interested...

If you don't have venison on hand, practice your chili recipe with beef and get set for deer season!

Chilly Temps This Weekend, So It’s a Great Time for Hot Venison Chili

Temperatures in some northern parts of the United States are starting to ever-so-gently teeter toward thoughts of “Hmm, it’s chilly,” and that means a couple of things: it’s football season and it’s time for venison chili! Football season and venison chili also means deer hunting season is just around the corner! If that doesn’t get you...

Venison Burgundy Stew CanCooker

Get Fired Up With This Hearty Venison Burgundy Stew

  Deer season is open in the south Florida zone and will be opening soon in South Carolina, then spreading to other states as the most wonderful time of the year finally arrives in full force! If you don’t have any deer meat in the freezer then give this hearty CanCooker Venison Burgundy Stew...