Venison From field to fork!

If you love eating fresh venison like we do, we have articles to walk you through the entire process, from proper field dressing, to butchering your deer, followed by some excellent venison recipes to help you get the most out of your harvest.

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Hunt and Gather: Venison Pasties and Persimmon Nut Cookies

Oct 25, 2018 Bruce and Elaine Ingram

The deer should have been coming within range of my bow, and the fact that they were not was making me become more and more frustrated and perplexed. I had found a classic food within…

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The Importance of Sharing Venison

May 16, 2018 Clint Campbell

Every hunter likely has a friend or family member who is a non-hunter, if not several. You probably avoid hunting-related conversations with some or all of these folks for fear of getting into a debate…

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This Venison Backstrap Recipe is Too Good Not to Share

Jan 8, 2018 Alex Foster

A lot goes into preparing a wonderful meal, especially one that gives your taste buds that “wow” reaction. Isn’t it amazing that a single serving of “wow” can have 26 grams of protein but only…

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Venison Backstrap Fajitas

Aug 30, 2017 Hank Forester

Use this recipe to make delicious venison backstrap fajitas and/or fajita salads. Ingredients: Venison Backstrap Peppers Onion Mushrooms Marinade (I prefer Allegro Hot & Spicy) Salad: Greens Cucumber Tomato Avocado Dressing (We used Cilantro Avocado…

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How Long is Venison Safe in Warm Weather?

Sep 9, 2015 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

The doe kicked and ran out of the food plot like a hard-hit deer, hunched with its tail tucked, and I heard loud crashing sounds not far into the thicket. Confident I had venison on…

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Hunt and Gather: Venison Roast and Wineberry Cobbler

Jan 26, 2015 Bruce and Elaine Ingram

“There are white oak acorns all over the woodlot up the hill,” the landowner said when I arrived for a scouting session a week before Virginia’s Urban Archery Antlerless Season began. “That’s where I want you…

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Hunt and Gather: Fix-Ahead Venison Cube Steak and Grimes Golden Applesauce

Jan 14, 2015 Bruce and Elaine Ingram

It was the weekend before the first Saturday of October, the traditional opening of Virginia’s archery season, and a friend and I had been searching my Potts Mountain land in Craig County for a stand site….

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Deer Tongue for Dinner

Dec 30, 2014 Bruce Ingram

About a dozen years ago, I began to feel guilty about leaving gut piles behind in the woods after field dressing a whitetail. I was uncomfortable knowing my wife Elaine and I might be wasting…

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