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whitetail deer hunting

Hunting is Green, Sustainable Living

In The Stand With Keith Warnke Our tradition of hunting is a modern answer to environmental concerns. By Keith Warnke, Wisconsin DNR Hunting and Shooting Sport Coordinator I always knew that one of my primary reasons for hunting is to obtain food. I enjoy everything about using wild game as food — all the...

Greek venison patties

Foodie Friday: Greek Venison Patties with Tzatziki

Great venison dishes sometimes are modified and others may come from inspiration from other cultures. Greece has a great history of wild game dishes, so the addition of venison to the yogurt-based tzatziki isn’t a stretch. Tzatziki is delicious and a cool treat in summer to break the heat. By Julie Golob I have...

Venison Donation Follows Harvest Trend

Ohio deer hunters donated more than 104,400 pounds of venison to local food banks through the 2011-12 deer hunting season, according to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife. The venison donation equals approximately 417,600 meals for Ohioans in need. A total of 2,088 deer...

Smokey Lettuce Wraps

Foodie Friday: Smoky Lettuce Wraps with Sage Corn Salsa

Wow! This recipe looks so good you’ll be wanting to tear apart your computer screen to get to the finished meal or wipe out the corn and venison before it’s even ready! The fine folks at Food For Hunters whipped up this venison treat. It’s officially called “Smoky Lettuce Wraps with Sage Corn Salsa,”...

CountryFriedVenison

Foodie Friday: Country Fried Venison

Computers and electronic gizmos can give us headaches sometimes, but they are great for searching around to find new and interesting venison recipes. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has a great site with scads of recipes. Everything from good ol’ venison chili to a bit more interesting fare can be found there. To...

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How Venison Spoils

The key to obtaining top-quality venison starts the very moment you pull the trigger or release an arrow. By Dr. Phillip Bishop The first deer I ever took with a bow and arrow was shot just before dark. I was shooting a fiberglass recurve in those days because compounds were an expensive new development...

Venison is healthy, nutritious and many food banks will gladly accept donated meat through organizations that assist them.

The Truth About Cooking With Venison

There is little risk in eating venison, and the nutritional advantages of eating white-tailed deer meat more than cancel out any concerns. By Dr. Phillip Bishop It was a most unexpected request. One of my best friends, Dr. W. C.Z. (his real initials), had tasted venison at dinner one night at our house. The...