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Deer Meat

Post by GRAWRG. » Sun Dec 11, 2011 5:18 pm

if you could buy it at the store, would you?

my friend thinks that the entire appeal to deer is hunting them. i disagree. i think plenty of people like the taste, but dont want to hunt. or dont have the time to hunt. or just arent good at hunting.

thoughts?

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Post by RiveraK2 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 6:22 pm

I've never tried venison. I assume its gamey tasting, right?

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Post by GRAWRG. » Sun Dec 11, 2011 6:47 pm

i dont know what gamey tasting is. deer is the only non-normal meat ive eaten. i think it tastes good thought. not the same as anything, but just as good as beef or whatever.

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Post by RiveraK2 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:02 pm

Gamey means grassy tasting.

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Post by GRAWRG. » Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:35 am

then... no, lol.

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Post by Mel'Kaven » Mon Dec 12, 2011 2:57 am

rofl.

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Post by JuliusCaesar » Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:18 am

I'm pretty sure gamey means greasy and fatty/chewy. I could be wrong.

And I have tasted it, its pretty good and I might have it every now and then for variety.

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Post by Major » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:15 am

gamey meat is essentially dark meat.

ask CC for recipes. works for me. google knows a thing or two about everything as well.

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Post by JuliusCaesar » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:30 am

[quote="Major"]ask CC for recipes.[quote]

good point.

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Post by Major » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:40 am

JuliusCaesar wrote:
Major wrote:ask CC for recipes.

good point.
CC gave me a great recipe for a 2-3lbs beef roast.

i make it weekly now. bey insists.

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Post by Saber-Fury » Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:49 am

ask river about elk sausage

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Post by Mel'Kaven » Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:06 am

Saber-Fury wrote:ask river about elk sausage
I like sucking all the juice out

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Post by ygvbBubblez » Mon Dec 12, 2011 3:50 pm

Never had deer meat (as far as I can remember), might be great to try some. I imagine it would be quite expensive though if it was for sale in the supermarket.

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Post by Luna » Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:52 am

Deer meat isn't bad. My dad used to hunt. I'd still buy beef, but I believe if you kill it then you should eat it or donate the meat. I don't think killing for just for sport is a good thing. The term gamey can mean a specific taste which can be influenced by what the animal eats, and if it was scared right before it died. My dad used to say that deer with too much adrenaline right before they died (probably from running from my dad with a gun...lol) that it would effect the taste. Also the younger the deer the more tender the meat. You don't want a elderly deer to eat, the meat is tough.

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Re: Deer Meat

Post by Mensio » Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:49 pm

Reindeer is awesome with some Mashed potatoes.

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Post by GRAWRG. » Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:58 pm

yeah idk how feasible it would be to have a deer farm, someone told me that deer arent easy to farm... which makes sense, since deer meat isnt sold in the market. but yeah, ive also heard that the adrenaline affects the taste... like if you dog hunt and kill the deer after it's been chased for hours. i havent had any bad deer meat before though.

anyway, i just feel like there are people who would buy it. and that's what i wanted to know.

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Post by CrazyChef » Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:27 am

There are several deer/elk farms. In the restaurant we can not serve wild deer ( against the law) Venison goes well with cream based sauces because it is so lean. Denver leg is the most affordable/tasty cut besides the saddle/racks, but they get pricey. Also the farm raised deer is far less "gamey" than wild.

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Post by Voltage » Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:24 am

CrazyChef wrote:There are several deer/elk farms. In the restaurant we can not serve wild deer ( against the law) Venison goes well with cream based sauces because it is so lean. Denver leg is the most affordable/tasty cut besides the saddle/racks, but they get pricey. Also the farm raised deer is far less "gamey" than wild.
You really are a chef :shock:. what restaurant do you work at, by the way? (If it isn't too personal)

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Post by Dark.Cloud » Sat Dec 17, 2011 9:22 pm

they sell bison meat some places... how hugging manly would it be to have a big ole bison burger

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Post by JuliusCaesar » Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:33 am

Dark.Cloud wrote:they sell bison meat some places... how hugging manly would it be to have a big ole bison burger
I actually have eaten one before. They taste a bit sweeter than beef, and leave a musky after-taste. They came in a package of exotic burger meat our family used to buy ages ago, Ostrich meat was included as well.

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Post by Chet » Mon Dec 26, 2011 7:53 am

yea.. i wouldnt buy it, i really dont care for it has a funky dirt taste to it to me. only form i would buy it in is jerky which is actually better than beef jerkey imo

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Post by omlow » Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:46 am

i have bison wraps every time i go into town. wraps because burgers are for fags. taste like good lean beef. croc meat is where it's at.

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Post by M2-Destroyer » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:37 pm

Completely all for the idea there GRAWRG, but then it would fall victim to comercialisation - Much like chicken and other comercially sold meat has. (Added water, preservatives, all that sh*te)

Anyone tried Swordfish? Had a lovely steak when i was in Crete, lovely little coastal village called Elounda :)

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Post by JuliusCaesar » Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:15 am

I have had crocodile sausage. Was a bit too chewy for my taste (and also spicey, but that was just spices not the meat). Swordfish is too dry and...somewhat sticky textured for me to enjoy.

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Post by M2-Destroyer » Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:17 am

Kinda reminded me of a really dry Tuna ... And was quite chewy - Was nice though, it was freshly caught too :)

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Post by Lookingglass » Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:11 am

GRAWRG. wrote:if you could buy it at the store, would you?

my friend thinks that the entire appeal to deer is hunting them. i disagree. i think plenty of people like the taste, but dont want to hunt. or dont have the time to hunt. or just arent good at hunting.

thoughts?
Deer is pretty good though I like the taste of elk more than deer.

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