Posts Tagged: cooking deer

deer kbobs

Scott Leysath

K-Bobs


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I recently spent a few days in Utah as a guest on the “Cook with Cabela’s” online channel. The show is hosted by my buddy, David Draper, who is no slouch when it comes to cooking pretty much anything, but wild game preparation is his main claim to fame. As long as David and I […]

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deer sausage

Scott Leysath

Summer Sausage


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Some folks are intimidated by the idea of making their own sausage at home. I was one of them. For years, I thought that only food scientists could make sausages. I figured that it required a chemistry background and knowledge of powerful potions that kept your meat from turning green or, if used improperly, might […]

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lesser cuts of deer meat

Scott Leysath

MAKING THE MOST OF LESSER CUTS


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After writing about how to tenderize tougher cuts of venison a few weeks ago, I figured it makes sense to offer one of my favorite recipes for those lesser parts. It’s a spin on the classic Philly Cheesesteak with tender medallions of venison, onions, peppers, mushrooms, garlic and provolone cheese, all piled into a crusty […]

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meat on a stick

Scott Leysath

Meat on a Stick


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I spend a great deal of time talking to people about how they cook their fish and game. They send me pictures of what their deer looked like after they cooked it. Men really like to set things on fire. I’m not saying that women don’t, but based on my own casual observation, it seems […]

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slow cooked venison

Scott Leysath

COOKING WILD GAME – FAST OR SLOW?


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There are as many ways to cook a deer as there are to cook domestic meats. As a matter of fact, you can grab the nearest non-game cookbook and substitute the words beef, pork or lamb with venison and you’ll have a new wild game cookbook on the shelf. The ingredients will be pretty much the same, but cooking times may vary […]

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Scott Leysath

If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now


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After over forty years of preparing fish and game, I’ve learned as much from my mistakes as my victories. There was I time when I thought that most game was muttony, livery and chewy. As much as I enjoyed spending time in the woods and on the water, I couldn’t quite understand how some people […]

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