It is almost that time of year when hunters will be bringing home venison and families will be wondering what to do with all that meat. The average deer will produce between 75 and 150 pounds of meat, which is certainly enough to fill a freezer and keep a family well fed through the cold Maine winter.
Here are 25 delicious recipes that will liven up your winter dinner menus. At the end of this post are three videos that show you how to butcher a deer, how to wrap and freeze deer meat, how to grind deer meat, and how to make your own deer jerky.
This video shows you how to grind venison into ground meat.
And this video shows you how to make your own venison jerky.
This is a video that shows you how to butcher a deer.
And finally, this video shows you how to wrap and freeze venison.