venison

Smokey Lettuce Wraps

Smoky Venison Lettuce Wraps with Sage Corn Salsa

Wow! This recipe looks pretty doggone incredible and is a super dish to make during summer with fresh corn and other garden ingredients. The fine folks at Food For Hunters whipped up this venison treat. It’s officially called “Smoky Lettuce Wraps with Sage Corn Salsa.” Looks outstanding! You can check out this specific recipe...

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Locavore Blog: Favorite Venison Recipes

Anyone who reads this blog or Deer & Deer Hunting Magazine is already aware of how tasty fresh venison is. Not only is venison one of the leanest sources of red meat, but it is one of the best alternatives to commercial meat. This is meat from an animal that has never been domesticated,...

Barbecue done right! It doesn't hurt to have some great sides, either.  (photo by Dan Schmidt)

How to Make the Best BBQ in a Smoker

I recently had the opportunity to try smoking for the first time — smoking meat for barbecue, of course! Seeing that we blew through all of our prime venison roasts this past winter and spring, I decided to break down and buy a Boston pork butt from the store (yes, I know, “blasphemy!”) for the...

Home-grown chicken is good, but wild venison sure seems a whole lot more appealing. (Reid/DDH photo)

Locavore Blog: Why I Want to Hunt Deer

While there is a ton to learn about archery and bowhunting, I don’t want to lose sight of the real reason behind my desire to learn to hunt my own food – and hunt deer – and the connection between local food and wild game. I recently wrapped up a graduate class that covered...

Deer Heart

Nicole McClain: Eating Raw Heart from a Kill (Video)

Is eating the heart of the animal you harvest insane? Toxic? Healthy? Demodectic mange is a disease in deer. Brucellosis is a bacterial infection found in commonly harvested wildlife like bison, elk, caribou and swine. Tuberculosis can be carried by deer, elk and bison. And handling and consuming brain, spinal cord, lymph nodes, eyes,...