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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Great Tasting Venison: Science Proves What’s Best

Most deer hunters think that older, bigger deer are tougher to eat than younger, smaller ones, and that some cuts of deer make better steaks than others. But most of us don’t know exactly why it’s true. By Dr. Phillip Bishop A Polish study, in a very scientific manner, tested what most of us...

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Perfect Venison Burgers Every Time

Having the right tools for a job makes things easier whether it’s changing a tire, putting scope rings on a rifle or grilling a slab of salmon. Ditto for preparing your venison, from cutting and freezing with an Oliso or Food Saver vacuum sealer or having the right knives for trimming roasts or loins. Burgers are super in summer, of...

Keeping the right temperature for your venison roasts and not overcooking can make the difference between great and "meh."

Cajun Venison Steaks Have A Tasty Kick

If you’re a seafood lover then you know a bit of Cajun spice in the shrimp or crawfish boil adds a zesty kick to the party, and it does the same for venison! When you’re cooking deer meat it’s a good idea to not drown the meat in marinades or seasonings. Venison has a...

Gut It Cut It Cook It

Learn the Best Ways to Process Your Own Venison

Labeling one of the most popular books in the Deer & Deer Hunting library a cookbook is, quite honestly, a misnomer considering the vast information found within its pages. “Gut It Cut It Cook It” for years has been one of the favorites of deer hunters who are truly part of the DIY crowd....

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These Delicious Venison Enchiladas Will Be A Hit!

If you’re a deer hunter, chances are good you’ve tried making tacos with deer meat or possibly something else with a little South of the Border zing. Now, try these great Venison Enchiladas from Stacy Harris! Author of “Happy Healthy Family” and with a household of kids, she’s tried many recipes with deer meat...

Spicy-Sweet Venison Loin

Spicy-Sweet Venison Loin, in a Flash (With Video!)

How many times have you ever heard chefs remind you to not overcook meat or it’ll become dry, chewy and something akin to an inedible boot heel? Yeah? A few times? Maybe your mother or grandmother or Uncle Pitmaster who won’t let anyone near his custom grill has said that. “Don’t overcook it!” you’ll...

Venison Kababs

You Must Try These Jamaican Venison Kebabs With a Jerk Kick

Our friends at Food for Hunters have what looks like a stupendously easy venison dish to prepare for a weekend hangout with friends and family. Kebabs are simple, everyone likes them or some variation and if you have someone who’s not into beef or venison then chicken can be substituted. Heck, make some of...

Venison and Broccoli stirfry

So Easy to Make This Outstanding Chinese Venison Broccoli

Ever wonder why Chinese take-out tastes so good? Perhaps it’s the fresh ingredients … the unique spices … or the fact that it’s hot and always made to order. Whatever it is, we’ll show you how easy it is to make this popular Chinese dish. Better yet … Chinese and venison? That’s the best...

If you don't have any grilled venison right now, since it's summer, practice with a nice beef roast and get your groove down before deer season opens and you bring home some venison!

You’ll Love This Great Grill-To-Crock Venison Roast

A nice deer roast in the slow cooker with a few vegetables is an easy way to whip up supper and have a delicious, nutritious meal. Venison is lean and healthy. So whenever we get a chance to enjoy our hunting success it’s great to make the most of it. Here’s a great recipe...