published November 30, 2008 by Ben Adams

Best of the Best: Member-submitted Venison Recipes

Saying Arkansas hunters know how to cook is like saying the sun is going to rise in the morning. It’s just a well-known fact.

Part of the reason we spend months out of the year pursuing wild game is the excitement of knowing we’ll eventually get to put it on a plate.

Below are a few our favorite venison recipes from site members:
Arkansas Deer Jerky

Arkansas deer jerky recipeWorcestershire Sauce
Soy Sauce (more of this than worcestershire)
Liquid Smoke
Tabasco
Brown Sugar
Red Pepper Flakes

Venison Burgers

Venison Burger Recipes1 1/2 lbs Ground Venison
1 Egg
1/2 cup Bread Crumbs
2 tbsp Tomato Paste
1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 tbsp Dried Parsley
2 tbsp Mexican Spice

Venison Tacos

Venison Taco Recipes3 tbsp Olive Oil
6 cloves Garlic, minced
1 lb Ground Venison
1 tbsp Flour
2 tsp Mexican Spice (see rub thread)
1/2 cup Beef Broth
White Corn Tortillas

Check out some of our other favorite member-submitted venison recipes in the Arkansas Hunting Forum.


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  1. This event will be of interest to your readers:

    You are invited to enter our Jerky Contest with $500 to first place Saturday, April 18th, 2009 at the Annual “Festival on the Rails” in McNeil, southwest Arkansas; http://www.mcneil-ar.com). In addition to jerky tasting and competition there will be other festival activities including music, arts and crafts, food, horseshoe tournament, and more.

    If you would like to enter the homemade jerky contest, be a sponsor, have a booth or assist us in advertising the jerky contest, please email teddy@reynoldsforestry.com or call 870-299-0977.

    Sponsorships are as follows:

    1) Bronze Sponsor: $100; name in Festival Day Schedule provided to festival attendees and listed on website.
    2) Silver Sponsor: $250; name in Festival Day Schedule and one 2×2 vinyl graphic sign posted near jerky contestant tables and listed on website.
    3) Gold Sponsor: $500; name in Festival Day Schedule and one 4×4 vinyl graphic sign posted near jerky contestant tables and listed on website.

    You can receive additional company and product notoriety by mailing samples of your jerky or related products (along with information about your company) which will be included in our jerky auction; and we will announce your company and website during the auction. Mail product samples to Festival on the Rails, Reynolds Forestry, 2315 North Vine Street, Magnolia, AR 71753.

    If you have any questions, please email or call.

    Chair, Jerky Contest
    Festival on the Rails
    Teddy Reynolds



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