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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Foodie Friday: Seared Venison with Balsamic Sauce

With the holiday season upon us, your local grocery store may have a nice selection of berries in the produce section that can be used for great venison dishes. Cranberries likely will be in stock and could give a nice combo of sweet tartness to the delicious venison. Some stores will have blueberries, too,...

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Warm Your Bones With Hearty Venison Stew

About two-thirds of the nation will be hit this week with another blast of cold air coming out of Canada, which means it’s a perfect time for venison stew! Whether you prepare it in a special pot you’ve used for years or maybe a Can Cooker, it’s hard to beat a good, hot bowl...

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Serve This Delicious Stuffed Venison Loin for Thanksgiving

If you’ve been fortunate enough to kill a couple of deer this season and have a backstrap or two in mind for Thanksgiving, then you must consider doing this outstanding recipe that will knock your family’s socks off. Stacy Harris, author of several fantastic cookbooks and owner of Gameandgarden.com, has one of the best...

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Make These Venison Meatballs for Thanksgiving Appetizers

When Uncle Claude and Aunt Gertie show up, you know they’re going to be hungry after driving the land yacht over the river and through the woods for the annual Thanksgiving feast. She’ll rumble into the kitchen looking to “help out a bit” and he’ll be hungry, eyeballing anything and everything to rid the...

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Drunken Belgian Buck a CanCooker Favorite

Check out this cool venison recipe from CanCooker, one of the easiest ways to turn your deer, beef or other goodies into a super meal at home or camp. The CanCooker is pretty doggone easy to use, too. Put your food items inside, lock the top, put over a flame and within an hour...

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The Awesome Deliciousness of KISSed Venison Kebabs

Few things are easier than firing up the grill, whipping up a few venison kebabs and then enjoying the awesome deliciousness of delicious deer meat with just a hint of a brushed marinade for a spicy kick. Kebabs are fun to make and anyone can help. Get the kids involved and they’ll enjoy pitching in. Or...

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Delicious and Easy Venison Chili Recipe

Everyone has a favorite chili recipe, and this venison chili recipe is my family’s favorite. Venison chili adds a depth of flavor that is superior to other kinds of meats. President Lyndon Johnson knew this, and it is noted that he requested the cooks at the White House to use only venison for his...

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Video Recipe: Venison Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Here’s my recipe for venison stuffed cabbage rolls. There are many venison recipes out there, but this one stands out. Be sure to check out my tips for preparing venison the right way before giving this recipe a try. Venison Stuffed Cabbage Rolls: Ingredients Michilli cabbage (or any type of cabbage on hand, but...

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Venison Too Tough? Here’s How to Cook Venison

Venison Tips: How to Cook Venison Correctly I often hear people say that venison is “tough and has a gamey taste.” I have to admit that the first half of my life, I thought the same way. I had only eaten venison once at a wild game supper and it was pretty horrible to...

How to Make Venison Sausage Video Stacy Harris

Video: How to Make Venison Sausage

How to Make Venison Sausage: What You’ll Need Learn how to make venison sausage in this video from Stacy Harris. There are a few things you’ll need ahead of time: Venison, of course. Half the amount of pancetta or prosciutto (a kind of Italian bacon found at grocery stores) as venison. You may also...