Venison Shank Osso Buco

  I’m pretty sure this post will piss some people off, but I’m not here to please everybody and I reall don’t care. I live in Texas, our family (the family I married into) has a ranch and this is just what people do. The shot was good, the kill was clean and the deer did… Continue reading Venison Shank Osso Buco

Bacon Wrapped Dove Breast

     I was rooting around in the freezer the other day, looking for something to cook when I came across some dove that I had shot last year. I had totally forgotten about these little beauties. How that happened, I have no clue, but I was super excited.      If you are a hunter, or… Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Dove Breast

Bacon Wrapped Venison Tenderloin

     I’ve been trying to think about what I wanted to do with the tenderloins from the deer I shot last Thanksgiving. They are a first for me, both to cook and to eat. I finally decided to go with the KISS method…Keep It Simple Stupid, and I’m glad I did.      For those not… Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Venison Tenderloin

Venison Jalapeno Cheese Sausage (updated 11/14/13)

     Even though sausage is probably one of my favorite smoked meats, its been awhile since we’ve made any. It’s just such a long process, but the results are well worth it. This past Christmas, I got a 5lb LEM Sausage Stuffer. Prior to that I was just using my grinder as a stuffer. While that… Continue reading Venison Jalapeno Cheese Sausage (updated 11/14/13)

Chicken Fried Backstrap

     Seems to me there is quite a bit of talk about “farm to market” and “farm to table” in certain parts of the culinary world. While this might be a new trend in the food world, this is nothing new to hunters. Hunters have been doing this since…well, since the first caveman picked up… Continue reading Chicken Fried Backstrap