Category: Cooking

Field to Table Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Wild Turkey Bites

Jennifer Danella
Bacon Wrapped Turkey Bites

When you’ve got wild turkey meat on hand, sometimes it’s a little difficult to come up with a good meal idea that everyone in your crew will enjoy. Then again, when you wrap things in bacon, you can’t ever really go wrong, can you? Bacon wrapped turkey bites are one of those can’t-miss recipe ideas […]

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Field to Table Recipe: Wild Turkey Fettuccini with Basil Pesto

Jennifer Danella
Wild Turkey Fettuccini

Fettuccini is one of our favorite meals by far, especially when it’s made with wild turkey meat instead of the typical chicken. This is one of those recipes that’s actually really easy, and you can pull off a meal worthy of an Italian restaurant without too much effort or time. What makes it extra special […]

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Lazy Venison Lasagna Recipe

Jennifer Danella
Venison Lasagna Recipe

We’re always on the lookout for excellent recipes we can whip up to incorporate wild game into our meals. This incredibly easy, or even lazy, recipe for venison lasagna will have you licking your chops. It’s the sort of dish you won’t have to labor over, and can count on it being fulfilling for the […]

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Gear Review: The Easy and Affordable VS-09 Nesco Deluxe Vacuum Sealer


A Nesco Deluxe Vacuum Sealer and several packages of venison.

The Nesco VS-09 deluxe vacuum sealer is affordable and easy to operate. The most important part of any hunting experience is the processing and food storage preparations of the wild game meat after the hunt. How well you do this sets the stage for how fresh and flavorful the meat will be when you prepare […]

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Everything You Need to Process Your Entire Deer By Yourself


A vacuum sealer being used to preserve ground venison.

This is everything you need to process a whole deer. If you’re like us, you love your venison and other forms of wild game meat. In some parts of the country, the traditional thing to do is to take your harvest to a commercial meat processor. While these sorts of game processing facilities are convenient […]

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Slow Cooker Rabbit Stew with Peas and Mushrooms is Easy and Delicious

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Slow Cooker Rabbit Stew Recipe

Check out this great slow cooker rabbit stew recipe and you’ll appreciate the simplicity of the preparation when you taste the finished product. Rabbits – cute, fluffy, protein-packed, and delicious. In the United States, rabbit is not one of the most common meats to grace the dinner table, but it is a popular dinner staple […]

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Cooking Wild Turkey: 7 Tips for Making the Most of Your Game Meat


Cooking wild turkey takes some work. It gets easier if you follow these guidelines. Once turkey season is done, you’ve hopefully brought home a handful of gobblers for a few delicious wild-game feasts. With that thought in mind, we decided to put together a few tips that you can put to use while cooking and […]

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Vacuum Sealing Venison: Preserving Your Harvest for the Long Haul

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Vacuum Sealing Venison

Are you adept at vacuum sealing venison? This crash course will help. Hunting to procure organic, free range protein, free of the additives found in most commercially-raised meat, is quickly becoming one of the most referenced reasons new hunters are taking up the sport. Wild game yielded from a successful hunt is a cherished product. […]

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Grilled Walleye Recipe Will Make Your Mouth Water


Finally, a grilled recipe for walleye that is adjustable to satisfy everyone’s tastes. Walleye meat should be soft and flaky but it isn’t always served like that. The problem is that many people overcook or over-season the walleye causing the meat to become tough. This recipe makes it simple to get it done right with […]

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