Big Game Recipes

Grilled Venison with Beerbecue Sauce

I know, the name “Beerbecue Sauce” is stupid, but, I do stupid things. Once you get past the cutesy name, I think you will enjoy the recipe. I’ve also used the barbecue sauce on grilled fish, upland game and just about any thing else that works on the ‘cue. I often grill any cut of…

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Venison Stroganoff

Most stroganoffs call for mushrooms, so use fresh ones for the best taste. And if you don’t like mushrooms, leave ’em out. I add parsley and blue cheese to the top of mine not only as a garnish, but the blue cheese adds that ‘kick.’ PrintVenison Stroganoff Ingredients2 lbs venison, carefully trimmed and sliced thinly…

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Venistrone Soup

Some parts of a deer are just too tough for the “fast and hot” method of cooking. Cuts from the shoulder, neck and shanks are best suited to stewing and braising. And so we have my own simplified version of the classic Italian minestrone soup…venistrone. Cute name, but does it taste good? Yeah, Baby! Don’t…

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Silver Sage Venison Chili

Silver Sage Caterers, founded by Greg Cornell and me back in the early ’90’s, received more requests for the chili recipe than any other items we prepared. Leftovers have been auctioned off at dinners we catered for sporting groups like the California Waterfowl Association. For our signature beans, we use chunks of sirloin and linguica…

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Venison Osso Buco

A classic dish of braised veal shanks that works wonderfully well with any antlered game. To prepare the shanks, cut a few inches below and six to eight inches above the knee joint. Once browned, this can also be prepared in a slow-cooker. Measuring ingredients not required or encouraged.   PrintVenison Osso Buco Ingredients4 venison shanks…

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Venison (deer, elk, antelope, moose) Shoulder Roast

Here’s my take on cooking antlered game shoulder and neck roasts. It’s not an exact method and do keep in mind if the meat doesn’t fall off the bone, keep cooking and make sure you’ve got some liquid, bbq sauce, etc. keep it moist during the last phase of cooking. For a link of a video…

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Easy Meat Sauce Recipe For Venision

Whenever I make a meaty red sauce, I make a giant batch. I’ll use some of it for a few days on pasta, chicken, over burgers, with meatballs or spread over pizza dough. The rest is divided into smaller batches, cooled and packed for the freezer. When I’m short on prep time, I can quick-thaw…

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Bison Flank with Black Bean and Corn Salsa

OK, we’ll assume that most folks don’t have a hunk of bison in the freezer. Fortunately, this recipe works with any piece of grilled meat or upland game. The Grilled Avocado and Black Bean and Corn Salsa Recipe is HERE t; PrintBison Flank with Black Bean and Corn Salsa Serving Size: 4 Ingredients1 1/2 pounds…

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Elk Lettuce Wraps

Susie Jimenez created this unique and delicious lettuce wrap using ground elk meat. And if you want more carbs, just take that whole lettuce roll and wrap it in a flour tortilla. No dressings are necessary, but you could add a Thai Peanut Sauce.  PrintElk Lettuce Wraps Ingredients1 lb ground elk meat 1 teaspoon of…

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