Wild Game Recipes for Happy Hour at Home
These days, folks are cooking at home more than ever. So if your freezer is full of wild game or fish from last season, use this time as an excuse to whip up some delicious party food for your family—or even just yourself. In this gallery, you'll find delicious and easy-to-cook recipes for venison, wild duck, pheasant, and more. Go wild, and enjoy! Johnny Miller
Deer Steak and Potato Popper
The All-American popper.
Bear meat and berries mix perfectly in this comforting fall dish.
As you probably have guessed, Tiger Meat is not made with actual tigers. Instead, it’s generally made with raw beef—though we suggest using good-quality, fresh venison sirloin. Ensure your meat and eggs are very fresh and keep everything, including the bowls and mixers, cold during the mixing process. Get the recipe for
Nachos loaded with bubbling cheddar and shredded venison that’s been slow-cooked with chipotles and spices and then quickly seared—in the style of Mexico’s legendary pork carnitas—for some crispy, hyper-flavored edges. You may forget about the party altogether. Get the recipe for
Slow-Cooker Barbecue Goose Breast Dip
Here’s a recipe for waterfowl hunters who aren’t sure how to cook all of the Canada and snow goose breast meat in their freezer. A few hours braising in a slow-cooker transforms that tough meat into the ultimate party-food chip dip. Get the recipe for
BBQ Goose Dip.
Venison Smash Burgers
If you have a large cast-iron skillet—or, better yet, a cast-iron griddle—get it scorching hot on the stove, channel your inner shorter-order cook, and whip up a batch of venison smash burgers. The portions in this recipe make ¼-pound cheeseburgers, but for a party, we recommend cutting the patty portions in half and making sliders. Get the recipe for
Venison Smash Burgers.
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