Many outdoor enthusiasts not only hunt their own venison, but they also tap Maple trees to craft their own syrup, and will readily take advantage of foraging for wild berries given the chance. This recipe shared by an Outdoor News reader combines these ingredients to develop a tasty Maple-Blueberry sauce that tops your easy to assemble venison sandwich.
Chef and Author Eileen Clarke dubbed these "Bear Hot Brats" and offers options for preparing the meat as a cased or patty-type sausage. Instead of bear meat, antelope, venison, caribou or moose meat could be utilized to prepare homemade bratwurst sausage with this recipe.
This recipe offers a versatile meatball that works well into Italian-inspired tomato based sauces, or for the cream-based sauce that ensconces the classic Swedish meatball. Since you’re working with leaner game meat, you will want to balance your ratio of ground meat with an equal amount of ground pork so that your meatball will stand up. The foundation of the recipe here originally relied on ground moose meat, however you can substitute venison, elk, caribou, antelope or even ground wild turkey meat.
This is a stick-to-your-ribs, zesty, cold-weather, comfort-food dish made with your own elk, deer, caribou or antelope that doesn’t require a vast array of ingredients or great culinary skills.
For hunters who value the connection between their white-tailed deer harvest and preparing a quality venison dinner, Outdoor News has partnered with chef Jon Wipfli to feature an excerpt from his new cookbook Venison: The Slay to Gourmet Field to Kitchen Cookbook. Follow Wipfli’s recipe for Tomato and Brown Sugar Braised Shoulder with White Cheddar and Jalapeno Grits utilizing your venison.
There is a certain camaraderie that accompanies fall hunting season, when friends and relatives join together at “deer camp” for a hearty meal. In the spirit of the traditions that accompany a successful hunt, this recipe submitted by Paul…
A cast iron pan is ideal for building the perfect char on the peppers and onions that build a platform for your venison tenderloins and wild mushrooms in this hoagie sandwich recipe.
Eileen Clarke shares a recipe using ground meat as the base for making homemade jerky. The special recipe for a Caribbean-inspired jerk seasoning is included, but the foundation of this recipe can be adapted to your personal taste using a variety of different spice bases such as Buffalo Wing or Italian.
An original recipe © by Tim Kraskey, of Maple Grove, Minnesota Pecan Crusted (Wild Game) Filet Mignon 1/2 Cup pecans, toasted 1/2 Cup flour 2-3 Tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped 2 Tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped 4-6 cloves garlic, minced 1 whole…
Recipe submitted by Jane Bynum of Endeavor, Wisconsin Stuffed Venison Burgers 1 1/2 lbs Ground Venison 3 Slices Deli Ham - thin sliced type 3 Slices Sharp Cheddar Cheese 1 Cup Italian Bread Crumbs 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese 1…
Venison Cheesy Pasta - Recipe submitted by Krystal Schmidt of Fredonia, WI INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. venison hamburger meat 2 cans "Ranch Style" beans 2 (12…
By Chef Eileen Clarke From the Chef: Yes, I know it looks complicated. And seeing a beautiful, fragrant pastrami in the deli, only makes you wonder if it’s possible. But it is. Just take it one step at a time:…
The bear meat handling/cooking instructions included with this recipe are from a book by Bill "Bearcrazy" Wiesner published by Target called The Bear Hunting Obsession of a Driven Man.
Whether it's for sandwiches or for the traditional meal of corned meat served up with cabbage, potatoes and carrots, Chef Susan L. Ebert shares this recipe from the pages of her cookbook titled The Field To Table, that uses venison as the star.
Typically served in lettuce cups to be eaten as a salad with an intensely flavorful Thai Sauce, you can also serve this recipe with rice and other veggies. The ingredients call for fish sauce, but if you can't find it at your local store you can substitute with soy sauce. You can also adjust the heat level by adding more or less chili peppers.
2 or 3 servings The loin is a long, boneless muscle that runs along either side of the backbone; it’s also called the backstrap. For this dish, use a venison loin portion that’s 10 to 12 inches long, which will…
By Chef and Author, Eileen Clarke A lot of people swear that a four-to-one ratio of lean-to-fat is perfect for wild game sausage, but that produces a dry sausage, not the creamy, melt-in-your-mouth texture of sausage made with any other…
If you garden, odds are you still have a few tomatoes hanging around as we head into deer hunting season. This recipe calls for fresh Roma tomatoes, but you can use a can of diced tomatoes instead. You could even make your meatballs ahead of time, and use commercially prepared marinara sauce instead of the homemade version, to craft a quick and hearty meal.
Enjoying your own homemade hot dogs crafted from the deer you harvest yourself is great. Adding cheese to the mix? Does it get any better? Chef and Author Eileen Clarke shares her DIY recipe for cheese dogs that are perfect for the grill.
Move over burgers, this venison recipe featuring an onion Gorgonzola cheese topping gives the typical Black and Blue burger a run for it's money!
Grab the bucket for some blueberries and use them to craft a BBQ sauce that compliments the bear meat in this recipe by Outdoor News Taste of the Wild contributing Chef - Justin Townsend.
Just in case you haven’t been keeping up with the “serious” cooking magazines, there is a new version of fusion cooking. Fusion cuisine used to defined be concepts like Mexican Lasagna, or Chinese Tacos. But these days the…
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