Cooking Venison and Game

Venison Crock Pot Chili

Yes, It’s This Easy to Make Your Favorite Deer Chili

I don’t recall exactly which year it was but when I was asked by my wife and kids in early autumn what I wanted for Christmas, I didn’t hesitate. “I want a Crock Pot big enough to put in a roast or chicken or whatever, something big,” I said. Not a bow, or camo,...

Whether you're grilling venison or beef, make the best burgers possible!

A Venison Burger Recipe That’s Good 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...

No meat, sloppy mess ... these sad nachos look like a toddler went through a salad buffet with a rake. Don't make these for your party! (DDH photo: Alan Clemons)

5 Ways Your Sad Venison Nachos Really Suck

Enjoying the spoils of our hunting success doesn’t always mean backstraps on the grill or a stew pot of roast and veggies in a thick broth. Those are great, of course, but sometimes a bit of lighter fare or maybe a party spread for family and friends needs a little kick. I’m talking about...

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Score With the Best Venison Burgers, Chili on Super Bowl Weekend

Whether you’re a diehard face-painting fan ready for the big Super Bowl clash or a casual fan who likes a little football and good food, this weekend is one of the best. The ramp-up to the National Football League’s annual championship game is monumental. Tons of print and online stories, of course, and folks wanting to...

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

Warm Up This Weekend With Lentil Venison Soup

Simply put, this looks pretty doggone fantastic. This rib-sticking 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 and extraordinarily packed with flavor,” she said on her website, Game and Garden. “The lentil’s flavor is...

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Make the Most of Your Venison With Great Recipes

Get plenty of delicious venison recipes and the ultimate tool to cook it in with the Field to Table Value Pack. With this exclusive collection you not only get the CanCooker, of the easiest and quickest cooking methods, but you also receive four cookbooks filled with tasty recipes. Seth McGinn’s CanCooker is a versatile...

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)

Enjoy Holiday Cheer With a New Year’s Venison Feast

Time is on your side this week, with two holidays hitting on Thursdays and giving us long weekends to relax, enjoy family and friends, go deer hunting and eat like kings for a few days. Yes, eat like kings! Huzzah! Pile on the meats and cheeses, break off the necks of bottles of ale...

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)

Holiday Venison Recipes Can Be Simple and Delicious

Several years ago while hunting in Austria we had the opportunity to dine in a few nice, local restaurants that featured some simple, probably “Euro-inspired” meals that still resonate in my aging memory bank. One was at a restaurant that probably, for lack of a better term, would be considered a chain. It wasn’t...

Mmmm ... slow-cooked venison is great for your nachos as a new twist!

Hey, Don’t Throw Out the Neck From Your Deer

My, oh, my … all the years of watching deer hunters (and myself, I’ll admit) throw away some of the most gorgeous deer meat for some of the dumbest reasons ever. “Ah, it’s too much trouble to fool with.” “Naaa, I don’t have time to mess around with a neck.” “Are you kidding? There’s...