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

Great Tips for the Most Flavorful, Best Venison Ever

When you want to explore new recipes for your venison roasts and backstraps, create some of the best slow-cooked venison ever or simply pick up a great kitchen prep tip, wild game chef Scott Leysath can definitely give you a hand. How? Leysath has some insights on preparation, tenderizing, field dressing, tougher or ignored cuts...

Weston Original Jerky Gun

Your Complete Smoked Venison Jerky Recipe Now!

Making jerky is easy and it’s fun to do in summer if it’s too hot to head outside, because you can make a few pounds of jerky and have it ready for the upcoming hunting season. Jerky recipes can be as simple or as complex as you want. Just use natural meats and go...

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...

Once you put your venison on the grill or smoker, don't overcook it!

Avoid These Simple Mistakes with Your Venison and Beef

One of the greatest things about summer, it seems, is that we’re often more relaxed and laid back when it comes to just about everything. Need to mow the yard? Eh, let it wait a day. Grilling some burgers? Throw in some bleu cheese and bring me another beer. Cool band playing at the...

Venison Kababs

You Must Try These Jamaican Venison Kebabs With a Jerk Kick

Our friends at Food for Hunters have what looks like a stupendously easy venison dish to prepare for a weekend hangout with friends and family. Kebabs are simple, everyone likes them or some variation and if you have someone who’s not into beef or venison then chicken can be substituted. Heck, make some of...

Peppercorn Smoked Venison Sausage with Cherry Shallot Sauce

Unique Flavors Help This Smoked Venison Sausage Sizzle

¬† Smoked venison sausage sounds outstanding and, combined with a little sweet kick, makes a perfect main attraction for a delicious and eye-appealing meal. Smoking is a curing method that has been around for centuries. Native Americans used the method, as have inhabitants of other countries. Venison, fish, fowl … they’ve all been tried...

VenisonBurittoSupreme

You’ll Scream for More of this Venison Burrito Supreme

Venison always adds a unique flavor to your dishes, especially if you avoid drenching it in marinade or soaking it for days in ice water to “remove the gamey taste.” We don’t soak beef or pork roasts for days in ice water. Perhaps the “it tastes gamey” crowd is just accustomed to bland grocery...

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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...

Venison Bleu Cheese Burgers are great!

Do You Have the Best Grind for Your Venison?

Are your venison burgers tasty and something you love to make, or do they leave something to be desired? Part of it may be the grind. If it’s from a processor, you can request maybe a more coarse or fine grind to your venison along with the addition of a specific amount of beef...

Venison Meatloaf with Cumberland Sauce

Mmmm, Venison Meatloaf in Cumberland Sauce

Meatloaf probably could get its own bit as part of a comedian’s show in Vegas and no one would think twice about it. “So, what’s the big deal about meatloaf? I mean, it’s a loaf of meat. Right? Loaf just sounds … weird. Hand me that loaf. He left the loaf in the garage....