Cooking Venison and Game

Braised venison neck with cream cheese polenta is easy and delicious! (Photo: Food for Hunters)

The Best Venison Recipe You Definitely Should Try

Deer necks often are tossed because hunters don’t want to fool with them, but that’s quite a mistake to make because of the amount of great venison available. I think part of it is a regional thing. In the Southeast I’ve never heard, with any regularity, hunters discussing the neck meat while in camp or...

Cast iron skillets have been used for decades by 5-star chefs and home cooks to make great meals. They're durable, versatile and will last for many years with proper care whether you're cooking in the kitchen with your family or at deer camp with your buddies.

Iron Skillets Combine Nostalgia, History and Great Cooking

One of my fondest memories is of going to my great-grandmother’s house on Sunday after church for dinner — we called the noon meal dinner and evening meal supper, as good ol’ Southerners do — and seeing her cooking with her cast iron skillets. I don’t know how many she had and, unfortunately, was...

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See the Best Way to Skin and Bone Out a Deer

Everyone who hunts deer and processes their own meat has a way of doing it they believe is the best, and for them it usually is. But there’s nothing wrong with considering another way and, possibly, learning something to use at your camp or home. Scott Rea is a father and butcher from St....

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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...

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For Great Venison, Grind It Out

If you’ve ever watched a butcher grinding burger, you know he doesn’t just toss in hunks of meat and what- ever’s attached to see what comes shooting out. This is good advice to follow when it comes to grinding your own venison, too. We’ve all had fantastic hamburgers made with venison or beef. Every bite...

Venison Loin

Must-Try Recipe: Slow-Roasted Spice-Rubbed Venison Loin

If this venison dish doesn’t make your tongue do back flips over your forehead, well, maybe you should seek medical help to find out if your appetite has been captured by aliens. We ran across this great site – SeriousEats.com – while poking around for some new recipes and found Slow-Roasted Spice-Rubbed Venison Loin....

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The Magic of Venison Stew

Something about a savory stew warms the heart and soothes the soul. Maybe it’s the ingredients — meat tenderized by a few hours of simmering, hearty vegetables taking a natural place alongside the feature meat, a thick and rich broth that ties all of the flavors together but doesn’t overwhelm them. Maybe it’s the...

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,...