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Venison Cheesesteak

In the tradition of the Philly cheesesteak sandwich, this recipe is a quickie that’ll fool some of your friends who claim that they don’t like the taste of venison. Just don’t tell them it’s deer meat until after the first few bites. The meat is sliced very thin, so be careful when cooking. It only […]

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Basic Seasoning Rub

There is no such thing as the “perfect” rub. It’s a matter of personal preference. Some like it sweet, some like it spicy. Others are fine with salt and pepper. Keep in mind that no matter how long you leave the rub on the meat, it will not penetrate deep into the meat past the […]

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Venison Sausage with Rustic Tomato Sauce

In the summertime, when “real” homegrown tomatoes are available, this is one of my favorite recipes. During the tomato offseason, I’ll usually prepare this dish with canned tomatoes rather than grocery store tomatoes. Then I won’t whine about the lack of flavor from the so-called “vine-ripened” store-bought tomatoes as compared to the real deals. Who […]

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Walleye with Lemon Butter Caper Sauce

  Ingredients 2 nice sized walleye fillets, skins removed Pinch of granulated garlic Salt and pepper ½ cup of all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons butter, divided 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons capers, drain and rinse 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon of dried dill – optional ¼ teaspoon zest of the lemon Directions Rinse […]

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Wild Strawberry Yogurt Ice Pops

Here’s an icy treat to help you cool of during the dog days of summer: Blitz wild summer fruit in Greek yogurt and sweeten with honey. Freeze them in popsicle molds and they become a healthy, low-sugar treat that anyone would enjoy. While gathering mulberries, Rick and I happened upon a lovely patch of wild […]

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Spicy Venison & Black Bean Stir-Fry

Not to be confused with a Southwestern bean dish, this recipe is a somewhat spicy version of a traditional Asian stir-fry. As with any stir-fry, you’ll spend more time prepping than cooking. Just make sure that all of your ingredients are chopped and ready to go before you fire up the wok or skillet. The […]

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Wild Game Meat Pie

When I see several packages of different meats in my freezer, one recipe always comes to mind: a traditional English meat pie. It’s really rewarding to use the seasonal bounty from the previous fall with a recipe like this. While it may be foreign to many Americans, there’s something so satisfying about a savory meat pie like this, especially on a mid-winter’s day. As with fruit pies, I love the idea of stuffing […]

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Deep Fried Wild Turkey Cutlets

The best part of bringing home a nice spring gobbler is by far the table fare. A wild turkey is tender when cooked properly and flavorful as wild meat gets. To ensure the best flavor and texture of your gobbler’s breast meat, take a few of these simple tips of preparation and put a bit […]

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Smoked Venison Burger

Firing up the smoker isn’t always convenient, like in the dead of winter, or when you’re just short on time. Here’s a way to give you smoke-flavored burgers anytime. You can slap make these smoke-flavored venison patties right on a hot grill or freeze them for later. To freeze, place smoked patties on a lightly […]

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