Venison & Game

A blue platter filled with rabbit confit, garnished with twigs of rosemary and lemon halves.

Rabbit Confit

Rabbit confit is so delicious, so falling-off-the-bone tender, you’ll wonder why you don’t eat it more often. Made even better with loads of spices, it’s rather elegant, too.

Tray of roast chicken pieces with pancetta, olives, and garlic cloves

Roast Chicken with Pancetta and Olives

“One of the best chicken recipes ever!” “Crisp-skinned.” “Juicy.” “Aromatic.” “Easy.” “Gorgeous.” “Heavenly.” That’s what we’re hearing from folks who’ve tried it.

A stuffed pomegranate-glazed Cornish game hen on a white platter

Pomegranate-Glazed Cornish Game Hens

When it’s Thanksgiving for just a few of you, your response is game hens with a sweetly tart and pleasingly peppery glaze and a lovely little pine nut bread stuffing. Makes just enough.

A vension burger with cheese, pickles, and arugula on a wooden board.

Venison Burgers

This ridiculously juicy, superlatively sweet stack will have you hankering for a Bambi burger long after deer season ends.

Two seared duck breasts, one sliced, the other whole on a wood cutting board

Seared Duck Breast

An elegant and easy riff on steak au poivre that’s made with duck breast rubbed with garlic and peppercorns and cooked to a magnificently rosy medium-rare.

White bowl of venison Bolognese made with ground venison, carrots, onion, celery, mushrooms a top rigatoni

Venison Bolognese

Meet your newest fave way to prepare venison. Ridiculously rich and sigh inducingly satisfying.

A venison pie with part of the crust missing on a white plate with a fork and spoon beside it.

Venison Pie

A British classic, this pot pie bubbles away into meltingly tender, luxuriant, aromatic awesomeness beneath its crackling pastry crust.

A person assembling a slow cooker barbacoa taco with a pot of shredded barbacoa meat, a small dish of onions, a bottle of hot sauce, and some cilantro around the taco plate.

Slow Cooker Barbacoa Tacos

With barely any effort, you can turn out terrific taco-ready barbacoa—that’s uber tender shredded meat infused with a hint of heat.

Eight grilled doves, Portuguese style, in a blue and white casserole dish beside a bowl of sauce with someone spooning sauce over the birds.

Grilled Doves, Portuguese Style

Relax. We’re not suggesting you grill song birds. This recipe calls for a different type of dove. You’ll change your tune when you taste it. Trust us.

Slices of cider-basted venison with roasted potatoes and red cabbage on a yellow plate.

Cider-Basted Venison

What makes this recipe special is the venison is basted with an apple-cinnamon cider, giving the peppery character of the venison a deeply autumnal flavor.

A large bowl filled with Portuguese rabbit hunter style, with a glass of red wine and a cutting board with slice baguette in the background.

Portuguese Rabbit Hunter Style

Rabbit Hunter Style is a favorite dish in Portugal. This Portuguese recipe is rich with rabbit (or chicken), bacon, tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms.