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'Field & Stream' Magazine's Feature on Venison

Venison cubes. [Photograph: Robyn Lee] "You lookin at me?" [Flickr: gregory scott clarke photography] Outdoorsy magazine Field & Stream spotlighted venison in this month's issue. For all the readers who shot Bambi but don't know how to eat it, this spread is incredibly comprehensive. Why should you eat venison? Because it's more American than apple pie. How should you prepare it? Try Bobby Flay's pan-roasted venison with jalapeƱo sauce or Paul Kahan's roasted venison backstrap. Speaking of backstrap, the magazine's editors also weighed in on their favorite cuts and for editor-at-large T. Edward Nickens, it's all about the backstrap (or the longissimus dorsi muscle, which aids in the deer's "zero-to-see-ya-later speeds"). He writes: Every serious deer hunter has a... More

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