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Spicy Meatball Recipe

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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How to Cook Meat Underground

If you’ve never cooked venison meat underground, you have no idea what you’re missing. I experienced this age-old way of slow-cooked meat for the first time this week while hunting in Texas, and I must say it is nothing short of sensational. Cooking meat underground is an ancient tradition for many cultures. My buddy...

One of the great things about deer chili is its versatility, and folks definitely like to put their own twist on things when they make it.

3 Easy, Fantastic Venison Chili Recipes to Make Now

Winter’s here, no doubt, and with the possibility of some even nastier weather hitting this week it’s not a bad idea to whip up some venison chili. A hearty bowl of chili, some crusty garlic bread or cornbread, and whatever spicy hot sauce you may want to add … mmmm, mmmm. That does sound...

Lentil Soup with Venison and Sausage hits the spot on a chilly autumn evening! (Photo: GameandGarden.com)

Knock Off that Cold Blast with Lentil Venison Soup

Combining lentils and venison is a great way to enjoy these savory flavors and give Ol’ Man Winter a nice 1-2 punch across the jaw. This great recipe comes to us from Stacy Harris, author of Happy Healthy Family, who said it’s one of her family’s favorites. “This is a scruptious one-pot meal that is healthy...

This awesome Venison Garlic Bacon Hamburger looks fantastic. Mmmm ... (Photo: NevadaFoodies.com)

Take a Look at this Awesome Venison Garlic Bacon Burger!

So, I’m churning through the ol’ interwebz the other day looking for deer news, tidbits and whatnot when I ran across a website called Nevada Foodies. Wow, what cool recipes and a sharp site. Kristy Crabtree was kind enough to agree to share a recipe with us and I think you’ll like it. Who...

A good dry rub can help tough cuts of venison or beef.

Try This Super Dry Rub Recipe For Your Venison

Dry rubs are easy to make, can be as simple or involved as you wish, and can help transform a tough cut or shoulder roast into a succulent delight. Take a venison shoulder roast, for example. It has several muscles and a bunch of connective tissue. Some folks just discard it. Boo, hiss! Coat...

Once you put your venison on the grill or smoker, don't overcook it!

Grilling Deer? Once You Burn, There’s No Return!

Many years ago during a cookout with family members, I pretty much stood over the grill to make sure my steak didn’t end up looking like the sole of a worn-out hunting boot. Fortunately, the host shared my desire for a marbled ribeye the way they’re supposed to be prepared: seared on the outside...

Venison Burgundy Stew CanCooker

Get Fired Up With This Hearty Venison Burgundy Stew

Deer season is over and we’re all thinking about turkey hunting, fishing, deer camp chores, food plots, camera surveys and other things to do this spring and summer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t stop enjoying our venison! If you don’t have any deer meat in the freezer then give this hearty CanCooker Venison...