Category: Food

5 Great Squirrel Recipes to Make at Home

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These five favorite squirrel recipes are guaranteed to get your mouth watering. These squirrel meat recipes will have you heading off to the North American woods to bag some squirrels for dinner! Some would say young squirrels taste the best, but once you try it for the first time, you’ll finally catch on to what […]

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5 Great Venison Marinades That Complement the Flavor Spectacularly


Venison Marinades

Here are the top five venison marinades from around the web. Many will tell you that venison steak does not need to be marinated, that the natural flavor of the meat only needs a touch of salt and pepper and a hot cooking surface to taste delicious. While those folks have a good point, some […]

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MeatEater Adds ‘Top Chef’ Alum Kevin Gillespie as Culinary Contributor

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The MeatEater crew is adding another expert to their ranks, this time as Culinary Contributor. News of the latest personnel addition to the MeatEater, Inc. media company has arrived, and the individual is a former Top Chef contestant. Atlanta-based Chef Kevin Gillespie will join the brand as Culinary Contributor, providing content on cooking and processing wild […]

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Elk Steak: 3 Simple Ways to Prepare This Great Cut of Wild Game Meat


Elk Steak

Sharpen your knives, break out the red wine, and get ready to try three killer ways to cook elk steaks. Elk hunting season, ideally, turns each fall into elk steak season. How much time do you spend thinking about elk steak recipes? Don’t worry, that’s what we’re here for. We’ve got some ideas on how […]

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10 Dutch Oven Recipes for Camping


On your next campout, impress your friends and family with these Dutch oven recipes for camping. If the Old West style of cooking over a fire in cast iron cookware ignites your imagination, Dutch oven cooking could be just what you need. Comfort food at a campout goes hand-in-hand like peanut butter and jelly, and […]

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Remember This Old Trapper Commercial From the ’80s? Here’s What the Jerky Brand is Coming Out With These Days


One of our favorite jerky brands just released a new Beef-n-Cheese Snack Stick Pack. That got us reminiscing… You’ve got to love old television commercials, especially when they touch on the subjects or products we as outdoorsmen have come to appreciate. Beef jerky? Yeah, that’s one of ’em. The Old Trapper name is synonymous with

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Deer Meat Guide: All the Most Common Deer Cuts and Parts

Nadia van der Donk

If you’re interested in how to butcher your own deer harvests, you might like this illustrated deer meat guide. This illustration by artist Nadia van der Donk shows where the different cuts of meat come from on a deer. A hind quarter alone from a single deer can provide a lot of meat that can last for months

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Cooking Raccoon in the Oven

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Would you eat a raccoon? Well, if you’re hungry enough you will eat just about anything. But where is the line drawn for you? Learn the right way to clean and cook a raccoon for your dining delight. Because it’s all about the joy of cooking, right? If bbq raccoon sounds like something you’d try,

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You Can Make Apple Pie Moonshine With This Secret Recipe

Brad Smith

oembed rumble video here Everyone wants to make apple pie moonshine, but no one knows how. Sometimes, adding a little sweetness to an alcoholic drink does more to just take the edge off. In fact, it can (and does!) create such a delicious flavor, and before you know it, you’re drink is halfway gone… That’s the

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Cook Up the Tastes of Fall With This Slow Cooker Apple Venison Tenderloin Recipe

Image by Brad Smith
venison recipe

Use up the last of your venison tenderloins on this one.  Most hunting seasons are opening up right around the corner. Thankfully, that means it’s getting close to filling up our freezers again with wild game. For us deer hunters, the game meat we prefer the most just happens to be venison. As most know,

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