venison recipes

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...

Mmmm ... slow-cooked venison is great for your nachos as a new twist!

Hey, Don’t Throw Out the Neck From Your Deer

My, oh, my … all the years of watching deer hunters (and myself, I’ll admit) throw away some of the most gorgeous deer meat for some of the dumbest reasons ever. “Ah, it’s too much trouble to fool with.” “Naaa, I don’t have time to mess around with a neck.” “Are you kidding? There’s...

Stacy Harris, who created this venison tenderloin, and Scott Leysath both enjoy the ease of preparing this dish, which is fantastic for you and your family. (Photo: Stacy Harris, GameandGarden.com)

Serve This Delicious Stuffed Venison Loin for Thanksgiving

If you’ve been fortunate enough to kill a couple of deer this season and have a backstrap or two in mind for Thanksgiving, then you must consider doing this outstanding recipe that will knock your family’s socks off. Stacy Harris, author of several fantastic cookbooks and owner of Gameandgarden.com, has one of the best...

VENISON appetizer Leysath

Sporting Chef Whips Up a Fantastic, Easy Venison Appetizer

Our good friend and wild game chef Scott Leysath of California is known for his quick, easy and delicious dishes that tantalize taste buds from big dinners to campfires. This is one of his easiest and tastiest venison recipes that can be used as an appetizer. Throwing a party? Want to just liven up...

deer hunting chili

Six Venison Chili Recipes You Should Try This Season

Mmmm, can you think of many things to eat during hunting season that are better than a steamin’ hot bowl of deer chili? It’s tough to do, I know. As much as we love burgers, roasts, slow-cooked anything and smoked sausages, the greatness of deer chili is hard to argue against. There are so...

Venison Chili is great anytime of the year! (Photo: HeHuntsSheCooks.com)

No Consensus in Venison Chili Debate of Beans v. No Beans

Our Foodie Friday on Facebook in early March asked a simple question that churned up a potload of answers: Beans in your chili … Yes or No? That’s not like asking about Bermuda or St. Augustine grass for your yard, or if 23 percent protein is better than 20 percent in your supplemental plots....

Spicy-Sweet Venison Loin

Spicy-Sweet Venison Loin, in a Flash (With Video!)

How many times have you ever heard chefs remind you to not overcook meat or it’ll become dry, chewy and something akin to an inedible boot heel? Yeah? A few times? Maybe your mother or grandmother or Uncle Pitmaster who won’t let anyone near his custom grill has said that. “Don’t overcook it!” you’ll...

Figs are a nice, sweet compliment to venison or a great appetizer with venison poppers.

An Easy, Delicious Way to Enjoy Deer Backstraps and Fruit

My friend Heidi lives in Arizona and is an engaging, thoughtful and funny writer. She has a cool blog site with her musings and awesome photos on food and cooking. One of her recent recipes is for a Fig and Ricotta Pizza. Before you curl your upper lip in an “Ewww!” snarl, just don’t....

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...