Field Dressing and Butchering Deer

Field Dressing and Butchering DeerDepending on where you live and your weapon of choice, you may already be getting ready for deer season.

If this is your first hunt, you probably should peruse a copy of Field Dressing and Butchering Deer: Step-by-Step Instructions, From Field to Table by Monte Burch first. This handy book contains clear instructions and a plethora of illustrations demonstrating how to shoot, dress, skin, and butcher a deer that you will enjoy eating. Safety tips are also included to help you avoid the diseases that deer can carry.

Particularly valuable are the cooking directions and recipes. Besides learning how to keep your venison from drying out while cooking, you’ll discover that this lean meat is far more versatile than you would have expected. This is just a sample of the foods that you can make with the aid of this book:

  • Jerky.
  • Sausage.
  • Stew.
  • Chili.
  • Roast.
  • Burgers.
  • Fajitas.
  • Lasagna.
  • Stroganoff.

A must for the first-time hunter, and a good choice for someone looking to diversify their venison cooking options. Very useful book!

By hsotr

Pulling from nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle Lindsey started Homestead on the Range to help Kansans and others around flyover country achieve an abundant country lifestyle. Michelle is the author of four country living books. She is also a serious student of history, specializing in Kansas, agriculture, and the American West. When not gardening or pursuing hobbies ranging from music to cooking to birdwatching, she can usually be found researching or writing about her many interests.