deer recipes

Click to learn more ...

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 has three cookbooks and a DVD about sustainable living and venison recipes. Click the photo to learn more ...

Sustainable Living Author Set to Sign on Goat Hill

Alabama’s stunning state capitol is built on one of the highest points in Montgomery and is nicknamed Goat Hill for, back in the day, its use as a pasture in which goats roamed. According to the Alabama Archives, Andrew Dexter, one of the founders of the town, had held on to a prime piece of...

Steve VanDeKeere loves hunting and good venison on the table.

Fantastic Deer Jerky Has a Peppery-Garlic Kick

Steve VanDeKeere of Indiana is a diehard hunter and outdoorsman, and like many of us he loves to put venison on the table. I asked him recently if he had a good deer jerky recipe and VanDeKeere didn’t disappoint. “My deer jerky recipe has a semi-peppery/garlic taste,” he said. “This recipe yields 2-2.5 pounds...

Photo of Dan Schmidt's big Texas buck

5 Things Every Venison Lover Should Do

If you’re a diehard deer hunter then you probably love to eat venison, too, and likely are handy in the kitchen or manning the grill. If so, you could ramp up your skills with just a few changes. Deer & Deer Hunting Editor-in-Chief Dan Schmidt offers five of his best deer tips to give you a...

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

Rock Your Taste Buds With This Blueberry Shitake Venison

Every time we visit Food for Hunters we come away with something that makes our lips want to beat our face to death. Take a look at this Blueberry Shitake Venison dish! Succulent venison, prepared just perfectly, with some fresh blueberries, mushrooms, butter and cream. Holy cow. The good thing, too, is it’s easy...

The chimichurri sauce on this venison has a nice mix of herbs without being too much. (Photo: Food for Hunters)

Don’t Overdo the Marinades, and Watch Out for Lava

Last autumn while hunting in Ohio with Heartland Wildlife Institute, Banks Blinds and TenPoint Crossbows, our merry crew enjoyed great meals each day prepared by chef Ty Hartman. Hartman trained as a chef after a construction work injury put him on the sidelines. He always enjoyed cooking but ramped things up to a new...

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...

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...