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Foodie Friday: Fast Venison Chili

Whip out some ground venison and whip up this great chili recipe for the weekend! Sporting Chef Scott Leysath says this is pretty doggone easy to make and tasty, too. He suggests roasting your peppers “on a barbecue, under a broiler or just char them in a very hot pan with a little oil....

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Score With the Best Venison Burgers, Chili on Super Bowl Weekend

Whether you’re a diehard face-painting fan ready for the big Super Bowl clash or a casual fan who likes a little football and good food, this weekend is one of the best. The ramp-up to the National Football League’s annual championship game is monumental. Tons of print and online stories, of course, and folks wanting to...

Venison Recipe: Grilled Deer Chili

This recipe comes from Mary Conley of Missouri. Using grilled venison adds a whole new dimension to chili. 2 lb. venison burger, cooked on the grill 1 med. onion, diced 1 pkg chili seasoning 2 qt. stewed tomotoes 1 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. garlic Shredded cheddar cheese Salt, pepper to...

Venison Crock Pot Chili

Great Tips to Help You Process, Cook Your Own Venison

Labeling one of the most popular books in the Deer & Deer Hunting library a cookbook is, quite honestly, a misnomer considering the vast information found within its pages. Gut It Cut It Cook It for years has been one of the favorites of deer hunters who are truly part of the DIY crowd. When...

Short Ribs

Gorgeous Short Ribs and the Joys of Slow-Cooked Venison

I don’t know if it’s some kind of computer alignment with the stars or gizmo algorithms or what, but it seems in the last week or so I’ve seen more great recipes than I can stand for short ribs. Short ribs are superb. They’re meaty and flavorful. Beef ribs are better than pork and...

Be sure to give your meat a light dusting of flour before browning, unlike what I did with this stew meat.

3 Secrets to Great Venison Stew, and With a Hint of New Orleans

Creating great venison stew, or beef stew for that matter, is a task that comes with trial-and-error before you really get everything nailed down well. Following exact recipes can help you get started with a good recipe. Recipes are like blueprints for a house, with the ingredients being the walls, roof and interior spaces....

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,...

Blackberry Venison

Best Valentine’s Day Meals Start with Venison!

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s … Wait, wait. This isn’t a love site for singles and minglers and such. Right? Amore? Moons? Pizza pies? Where’s the venison and chili and jerky? Chances are pretty good your better half wouldn’t care for a ribbon-wrapped box of deer jerky...

No meat, sloppy mess ... these sad nachos look like a toddler went through a salad buffet with a rake. Don't make these for your party! (DDH photo: Alan Clemons)

5 Ways Your Sad Venison Nachos Really Suck

Enjoying the spoils of our hunting success doesn’t always mean backstraps on the grill or a stew pot of roast and veggies in a thick broth. Those are great, of course, but sometimes a bit of lighter fare or maybe a party spread for family and friends needs a little kick. I’m talking about...