Category Archives: Deer

Lahmajun, Traditional Armenian Meat Pie made with Venison

Pronounced “leh-meh-zhoon” and spelled many different ways, such as lahmajoon, lahmacun, lehmejun, lamajun, and Լահմաջուն, is a tasty meat pie popular in Armenia and Turkey and literally translates to “meat dough”. …

Venison Terrine- Perfect for the Holidays

This is a delicious recipe to showcase your wild game meat to family and friends at the holidays!  Venison Terrine Ingredients: 1 lb. venison meat, diced into 1 inch pieces…

Venison Bobotie (South African curry dish)

This classic South African dish is often made with beef or lamb nowadays, but in South Africa it can be made with kudu, zebra, springbok, or any number of wild…

Canned Venison Stew

Are there any forgotten roasts in your freezer from last year?  Here is a perfect way to make some space in the freezer and still enjoy the meat- can it!…

Bear Teriyaki

I recently was given a big ol’ black bear leg to prep for a wild game dinner.  I have eaten bear before, but this was my first experience being able…

The Prize! Venison Loin (Backstrap)- butterflied, stuffed, and barded with bacon…

The loin or backstrap is that super tender strip of meat nestled along the spine.  It is tender and delicious without much fuss. This recipe can be made with whatever…

Venison in a Mushroom Vermouth Sauce

This recipe is a twist on Veal or Chicken Marsala often served at upscale Italian restaurants.  I did not have any Marsala wine on hand when I made it and found…

Hunter’s Pie Baked Potatoes, a twist on Shepard’s Pie

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, this is a fun twist on Shepard’s Pie.  They can be made ahead of time if you are feeding a crowd. Hunter’s Pie Baked…

Variation on Venison Chili

I was told I had to post this because the beans and the cilantro give it a unique, fresh taste, balancing a bit of sweet with spice.  Plus, it is super…

Peruvian-style Sautéed Venison

This recipe was adapted by a Peruvian friend from a traditional recipe.  Enjoy!  And yes, there are white-tailed deer in Peru! Peruvian Sautéed Venison Tenderloin (Lomo Saltado de Venado) Ingredients: 1…

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