cooking with venison

Venison Wisdom Cookbook

Venison Wisdom: Do You Have It?

Enjoying great meals of venison you’ve hunted and brought home involves more than a good recipe because without proper care, you can have a pile of meat that may not taste worth a flip. “Venison Wisdom Cookbook” is a compilation of great recipes by Tracy Schmidt that are easy to prepare, delicious and will...

If you don't have venison shoulders, test your cooking skills with pork shoulders and be ready for deer season. (Photo: Kraft)

Savory Venison Shoulder is Easy to Prepare, Great on the Table

One thing about deer hunters is there’s no lack of diversity when it comes to using all or part of a deer after a successful hunt. Some hunters are “backstrap and hindquarter” guys, taking the best cuts and discarding the rest. They never learned about neck roasts, shoulders, ribs or shanks, or don’t want...

Blueberry Shitake Venison ... mmm, sweet blueberries and the earthiness of mushrooms.

Summer Blueberries and Venison Are A Great Combination

Summer’s a great time for fresh vegetables and fruits, including some of the latter that can be turned into an easy, delicious sauce for your favorite venison dish. Blueberries, mangoes, strawberries and blackberries are in season. Mashed up a bit,  mixed with a little heavy cream in a saucepan and then stirred so they...

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Great Venison Kebabs Are Party Favorites

Venison kebabs are easy to make and great to eat for a family dinner or party with friends, or even at deer camp after an evening hunt. The veggies can be prepped a day or two earlier, or even at home to take to camp. Venison can be chunked and marinated beforehand. Add some...

Braised Venison

Foodie Friday: Braised Venison

With autumn rolling in, one thing hunters in camp or at home often love is a good, slow-cooked roast with vegetables. By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor Slow-cooking gives roasts time to break down, soak up any marinades or spices, and the result often is a great, easy meal everyone enjoys. Obviously there are different...