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Our Best Venison Cookbooks Grab Top Billing!

Four venison cookbooks available in ShopDeerHunting.com are among the Top 10 for the category on Amazon.com, showing continued growth and popularity among consumers looking for the best healthy, nutritious meals for their families. Venison is leaner than other meats and provides delicious, versatile meals or snacks. The four venison cookbooks noted in the Amazon list provide...

Weston Venison Jerky

Tasty Venison Jerky Easy to Make on Your 4th of July Break

With the Fourth of July holiday falling on a Friday this year, that means a long weekend and, most likely, more food consumed than normal with folks bugging out a day earlier to take advantage of the break. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (yes, there is such an organization) estimates that more...

Beef is most often used for carne asada tacos, but venison makes a great dish everyone will love.

Venison Carne Asada Tacos Make You Want More

Who doesn’t love tacos, salsa, a little bit of jalapeno or habanero to spice things up and maybe a cold cerveza while enjoying a weekend? Venison works great for Mexican dishes. They’re fun to make, easy to make and usually have folks asking for more. The good things about making these tacos is you...

Burger

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...

Enchilada

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...

CanCooker Braised Venison

Trophy Whitetails and the Best Venison You’ll Ever Enjoy

We’ll always have a debate among deer hunters about trophies and meat, and there’s absolutely no getting around it whatsoever. Some guys hunt old, mature bucks and have specific antler requirements that fit their personal goal. Usually, it’s a specific inch-minimum or “bigger than my last one.” Others go by the old “I don’t...

Ground venison adds great flavor and depth to vegetable soup, which is good anytime of the year.

Quick, Easy Meals for Valentine’s Day … With Delicious Venison

Ah, the weekend of love has arrived. Well, commercialized and hyped love. Revenue-generating love. Go buy those cards, flowers, nasty red-box ribboned candies, the card, flowers that may die in six days and don’t forget the card! By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor Did we mention the card? Very, very important. You may be able...

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For a Few Hundred Dollars, You Can DIY With Venison Processing

OK, all you DIY deer hunters out there, don’t blow a gasket when you read the next sentence. I’ve paid more than $250 this year for venison processing, which doesn’t include the gas purchased to drive to my hunting spots and any other costs associated with the seasons. The latter costs have been minimal...

Mia Anstine's tamales call for a pork roast, but a venison roast will work and provide some tasty flavors. (Photo: Mia Anstine)

Venison Tamales? Sounds Like a Fantastic Idea

Mia Anstine is a hunter, writer, mother and wife, and obviously she loves to cook based on this fantastic recipe for tamales. Anstine is co-owner of Wolf Creek Outfitters, is a columnist for Women’s Outdoor News and Western Whitetail Magazine, contributor to the Beretta USA blog and is on the pro staff for TenPoint...

Deer Liver with Onions is a fine meal if you want a change of pace from your regular venison dishes. (Photo: Neal Lambert)

Deer Liver and Onions, Want a Bite?

In the last few years a “nose to tail” attitude has taken hold among some chefs throughout the country, either in an effort to affect some cool, trendy vibe in their restaurants or they’ve honestly embraced the idea of utilizing almost every portion of an animal for their menu. This really isn’t anything new,...