Hunt & Gather: Apple Venison Roast

My wife Elaine and I enjoy venison year-round, and we also enjoy gathering and eating fruits and other foods that result from habitat improvements on our land. We’ve planted apple trees for deer nutrition, but we enjoy eating them too, and Elaine found they even work well combined in this apple venison roast recipe. The …

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This Venison Backstrap Recipe is Too Good Not to Share

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 2.7 grams of fat in one 3-ounce serving? I am in no way a culinary expert, but I am fortunate …

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Venison Backstrap Fajitas

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 but Chipotle Ranch would be equally as good) Fajitas: Tortillas Salsa Sour cream Directions: 1. Marinate the venison, onions, peppers, and …

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Hunt and Gather: Venison Roast and Wineberry Cobbler

“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 to hunt next Saturday morning because I have a father and son going squirrel hunting on my other woodlot.” The …

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