8 Rules for Great Venison Burgers from a Professional Chef

May 22, 2024 Evan Barrett

Call me old-fashioned, but I love a good burger. Maybe it’s the diversity of toppings and cooking techniques. Maybe it comes from my love of sandwiches. Regardless, I can tell you I could eat a…

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Warm Up After the Hunt With Slow Cooker Venison Chili

Nov 27, 2023 Elizabeth Kligge

Venison meals are a crucial part of our Field to Fork program. For the adults participating and learning to hunt for the first time, acquiring their own food is a key motivation, so we share…

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Hot Honey Butter Venison Roast is a Fall Classic

Nov 14, 2023 Karli Gill

I like my venison roasts to be full-flavored and to give me a robust feeling of crisp air and fall weather. This recipe is just that. This slightly sweet and spicy twist on a familiar…

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How a Professional Chef Makes Venison Smash Burgers

Sep 6, 2023 Evan Barrett

Smash burgers have really gained popularity in the past few years, although they’ve been under our noses for decades. Using venison is a great way to elevate the typical smash burger to world-class. In this…

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Easy Venison Meatballs That Melt in Your Mouth

Apr 12, 2023 Elizabeth Kligge

Venison meals are an important part of NDA’s Field to Fork hunter recruitment program, and this tried and true recipe for venison meatballs has been a crowd favorite at many Field to Fork hunts. At…

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Easy Venison Philly Cheese Wonton Bites

Feb 8, 2023 Ben Westfall

Whether you’re hosting a Super Bowl party, cheering on your favorite college football team, or tailgating for a baseball game, these venison Philly cheese wonton bites are one of our favorites. I sure do love…

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Stuff Bell Peppers With Venison for a New Twist

Feb 6, 2023 Karli Gill

Venison-stuffed bell peppers are a quick and easy recipe to shake up your venison routine. For me, stuffed peppers bring back memories of early fall evenings when our family’s venison supply in the freezer started…

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How to Make Venison Sliders with Honey Mustard Glaze

Feb 6, 2023 Karli Gill

Sliders are always a hit at any party or event. This recipe was a great way to incorporate lean ground venison into a crowd favorite. When I combine the sweet and savory flavors in these…

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Venison Backstrap Grilling Tips from a Professional Chef

Nov 29, 2022 Evan Barrett

Evan Barrett of Michigan is a new hunter who killed his first deer at an NDA Field to Fork hunt in 2021. He’s also a professional chef and sommelier. He shared a photo of the…

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Smoked Venison Queso Dip Recipe

May 18, 2022 Ben Westfall

Most of my non-hunting friends and family are extremely supportive of hunting but have been hesitant to try venison for a variety of reasons. Whether it is due to their misconceptions from popular culture or social…

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