The Gamey Taste of Game Meat, Part II
Every so often I publish a blog post either about hunting or with a picture of an elk steak in it. Usually after this I get at least one or two questions about how to prepare game meat so that it doesn’t taste so “gamey.” I hear lots of people saying they would hunt but they don’t like the taste of the meat, or that they just don’t know how to cook it. Likewise, whenever we serve game to friends and family, we get lots of surprised comments about how flavorful and good the meat is, not at all gamey as they expected.
In part one of this series I talked about the differences between beef and venison and how that affects the tenderness and juiciness of the meat. It is important to know that wild game is not beef and therefore must be prepared differently and will taste different. …
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