Big Game Recipes

Neck Roast and Beer Stew

There’s a ton of flavor in an often-discarded venison neck roast. Browned and simmered until it falls off the bone, it’s some of the best tasting meat that ever came out of a deer. Needless to say, the neck of a young animal will take considerably less time to cook than that of a big…

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Wild Game Baked Potato

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Wild Game Torta with Pickled Onions

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Beef Carpaccio with Polenta Cake

carpaccio with polenta

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Venison Stock

how to make venison stock or venison broth

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Blackened Venison Backstrap Salad with Romaine, Dried Cranberries and Feta

A home version of a popular chop house salad — spicy seared choice cut of venison paired with crisp lettuce, mild feta cheese and an occasional bite of a sweet cranberry. You can make your own blackening spices with a mixture of white, black and cayenne peppers, along with salt and any additional savory spices…

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Venison Sausage, Bacon, Mushrooms and Spinach

This is a quickie that is best made just before serving so the spinach isn’t completely wilted. Print Recipe Venison Sausage, Bacon, Mushrooms and Spinach Ingredients4 strips bacon diced2 cups venison sausage thinly sliced (or crumbled in sausage is ground, not linked)1 red bell pepper seeded and sliced into thin strips2 cups mushrooms thinly sliced1…

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Iceberg Wedge with Crispy Venison

Lots of people knock iceberg lettuce for its lack of nutritional value as compared to other lettuces. Iceberg is low on vitamins A and C compared to darker-leafed greens, but it’s crisp, crunchy and sits high and proud on a plate. This recipe simply builds a classic wedge-and-blue-cheese salad upon seasoned, pounded and seared venison…

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Grilled Venison Fajita-Style Salad

Assertive Southwestern flavors make this main dish salad a palate pleaser for those who like it well-seasoned but not too spicy hot. I like to serve this with warm flour tortillas and cold Mexican beer. Print Recipe Grilled Fajita-Style Salad Ingredients1 pound venison tenderloin backstrap or tenderized hindquarter steak1 cup bell pepper 2 or 3…

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