Appetizers

Venison, Prosciutto, Mango and Jalapeno Bites

A variation on the standard bacon-wrapped deer recipe. PrintProsciutto, Mango and Jalapeno Bites Serving Size: 4 to 6 appetizer servings Ingredients16 to 20 1/2-inch-wide by 3-inch-long strips of venison 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoons orange marmalade 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper…

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Goat Cheese “Pâté” with Venison & Bacon

Tasia Malakasis, of the famous Belle Chevre Fromagerie near Athens, Ala., showed me how to make this delicious pâté-like spread out of any cooked game meat, and it only takes a few minutes to whip up a batch. PrintGoat Cheese “Pâté” Yield: About 2 cups Ingredients3 strips bacon, diced 1/4 cup onion, finely minced 1…

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Venison Fireballs

These are like small, bite-sized meatballs, only hotter. The heat comes from the Sriracha, a Southeast Asian hot sauce often called “rooster sauce” because of the drawing of a rooster on the label of a popular brand. Look in the Asian section of your market for any product labeled Chili-Garlic, Sambal or Asian Hot Sauce.…

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Venison

This is a tasty way to use up ground venison, something many successful deer hunters seem to have in abundance. I usually end up with more stuffing than I have mushrooms to stuff, which makes for a great little snack while the mushrooms are in the oven. When it comes to ground antlered game, user…

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Venison Pepper Poppers

I’ve made a variation of this recipe with everything from leftover fish to boar sausage, and it never fails to impress. If your DNA has you predisposed to eating really hot stuff, try it with hotter peppers such as habaneros. The recipe specifies cooked ground venison, but it also works well with slow-cooked, pulled meat…

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Appetizers

Backstrap, Smoked Oyster, Green Onion and Bacon Snack

An alternative to the usual bacon-wrapped venison-on-a-toothpick recipe, this one combines smokey canned oysters, scallions and, of course, bacon. Also, try it with fresh, “unsmoked” medium-sized oysters, preferably from Apalachicola, Fla,  — home of the world’s best oysters. Partially cooking the bacon before wrapping will keep the meat from overcooking while waiting for the bacon…

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Best Apps to Serve for Easter Dinner

Looking for some easy to serve appetizers for Easter? You have come to the right place. These appetizers will make your family and friends want to eat everything in sight! Check out these six recipes and get cook’n. Roasted Quail with Cornbread Stuffing Grilled Quail Breasts, Cheese and Prosciutto Pheasant Breasts with Dungeness Crab Smoked…

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Wild Game Sliders

Try these simple slider recipes using Hi Mountain Burger Seasonings PrintWild Game Sliders Ingredients2 cups parts ground antlered game (deer, elk, moose, etc.) 1 cup ground pork or bacon Hi Mountain Zesty Western, Hickory and Buffalo Wing Seasonings 1/2 cup red onion, finely diced 2 tablespoons pepper jelly (or Jala Jala Sinful Whiskey Jelly) 1/4…

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Marinated Venison Appetizer with Sweet Mustard Sauce

This recipe will work with the hindquarter muscles of young animals and, of course, tenderloins and backstraps. The Sweet Mustard Sauce is great on just about any big or little game – even pork chops. Let the marinade sit for a little while in the fridge for the flavors to “marry.” PrintMarinated Venison Appetizer with…

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