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Eat More Venison: The Deer Meat Diet
Townhall.com ^ | January 13, 2014 | Katie Kieffer

Posted on 01/13/2014 5:29:35 AM PST by Kaslin

It’s January. If you resolved to lose weight, forget the cotton ball diet. To become a lean, mean muscle machine: eat venison.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo feign to keep us healthy and safe by restricting our dietary choices and attacking our constitutional right to use guns for hunting and self-defense. Both men are dead wrong about health, hunting and guns.

Bloomberg chastises folks who slurp sugary soda pop while lambasting hunters who eat organic, lean, high-protein venison. Meanwhile, Cuomo has been known to holler at the top of his lungs: “No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer!” Cuomo’s claim is completely irrelevant. You could need ten shots to defend yourself and your family from intruders.

Elites with an entourage of armed guards like Bloomberg and Cuomo prioritize their own political power over our health, safety and freedom. Here are some reasons why you should include more venison—and hunting—in your diet and lifestyle:

Venison is Healthy: Venison is high in protein (there are 24 grams of protein per four ounces of venison) and low in saturated fat (1 gram per four ounces). Venison supplies more iron than beef. Venison also provides you with high levels of B vitamins and all of the ten essential amino acids. Plus, venison is low in both cholesterol and calories.

Conservationist hunting is the most merciful way to kill an animal: In the wild, animals die slow and painful deaths by starvation, disease, or the claws of a predator. Instead of letting an animal die slowly and painfully in Nature, hunters offer a quicker death with less pain and allow animals to serve a higher purpose.

Deer hunters do not kill to mutilate. Rather, hunters kill deer for purposes that include putting food on the table and balancing the animal’s population. Thus, the deer serves a noble purpose instead of rotting or becoming carrion. In addition to the meat, other parts of the animal can also serve a higher purpose. The deer’s hide can be utilized for a rug or for clothing. The pelt, or the skin layer, can be made into leather.

We have an over-population of deer: Bloomberg likes to label hunting rifles as “assault weapons,” as if hunters were out to assault deer. In truth, humans will be assaulted by animals if conservationist hunters do not keep their populations in check.

TIME Magazine reported in December that Coyotes are threatening New York City while black bears are stressing out parents and pet-owners in New Jersey; our population of over 30 million white-tailed deer and 5 million feral pigs is becoming a nuisance: deer cause traffic accidents that kill around 200 Americans a year and feral pigs cause $1.5 billion of annual damage to residential areas.

Here’s an idea: give Bloomberg a pet feral pig as a present. Within ten minutes he’ll be hollering for hunters to rescue him!

Hunting helps you learn about and appreciate nature: As you hunt for your food, you’ll learn about the deer and the surrounding flora and fauna. You’ll naturally educate yourself on the deer’s habitat; rutting behaviors; how they care for their young; and the vegetation that they eat. You’ll learn how to attract them and, in the process of gutting them, you will learn about the animal’s anatomy. Overall, hunting helps you learn so much about the animal that you’ll develop a deep sense of appreciation for the beast that gives you its meat for your sustenance. You will conserve the animal’s population—while enabling the animal to serve a higher purpose.


Stick to your resolution to become healthier in the New Year. But instead of cotton balls, consider a healthier diet—The Deer Meat Diet. In addition to nurturing your own body, you will be caring for Mother Nature.


TOPICS: Health/Medicine
KEYWORDS: deer; healthandwelness; hunters; newyears

1 posted on 01/13/2014 5:29:36 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

We eat a lot of venison around here. I don’t even hunt (yet) and we get quite a bit from our neighbors. That said, we have a lot of deer that wander by our front door. If we need it, well, I did pick up a 30-06 a couple of months ago...


2 posted on 01/13/2014 5:31:04 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: Kaslin
Its already about as common as beef or pork around here.


3 posted on 01/13/2014 5:38:00 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Kaslin
Cuomo has been known to holler at the top of his lungs: “No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer!”

soooo....the second amendment states, “...the right of people to kill deer with less than 10 rounds shall not be infringed...”

As a NYer of Italian extraction, I have said it before and I will say it again....”I HATE LEFTIST GUINEAS”

NO Andrew, son of the sfachime, Mario....the 2nd Amendment, is about squelching TYRANTS....

4 posted on 01/13/2014 5:39:43 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: cripplecreek

took my 3 grown sons up with me to the hunting camp my friend owns. Opening day I stayed down in the cabin as they went up the hill(too much for these old legs).

by 9:30AM they came down with 2 does and a small buck. Took the buck down to the local butcher/taxidermy man. Paid the butcher to have the one deer butchered for my friend the owner of the property and left. the deer stacked out in front of the place looked like this fine gaggle of deer you post...

we butcher our own deer and with the help of my boys we set up an assembly line in the garage to reduce the 2 big does into mostly roasts, that are cut again, later, into steaks, or chopmeat or stews when we use them. I especially like charcoal grilling the steaks


5 posted on 01/13/2014 5:49:29 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

” Cuomo has been known to holler at the top of his lungs: “No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer!””

I’ll bet that he does, and more.....


6 posted on 01/13/2014 5:51:36 AM PST by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: Vaquero
I'm thinking about taking up turkey hunting. Its hard to believe they were virtually extinct around here 30 years ago.

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7 posted on 01/13/2014 5:55:41 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Kaslin

We now have a nice 5x5 Bull Elk and a couple of whitetail bucks in the freezer to go with the two feral hogs we got last spring. Been eating venison for over 60 years.


8 posted on 01/13/2014 5:59:55 AM PST by Dusty Road
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To: cripplecreek

same in Western NY where I hunt. sometime I’ll be posted for deer and a flock walks in and through.

the old neighbor up next to my camp(now deceased) said there was no turkeys when he was a kid.

Also, now the bears that were few and far between are back in huntable numblers. things have changed.


9 posted on 01/13/2014 6:03:51 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: cripplecreek

Where is here?


10 posted on 01/13/2014 6:06:21 AM PST by School of Rational Thought
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To: Kaslin
What would the mascot and slogan be for this movement?

11 posted on 01/13/2014 6:10:08 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Kaslin

Venison and other game meats are much leaner because the deer and other animals store fat around the organs...not in the meat like modern cows and steer do. Much less fat in the meat.


12 posted on 01/13/2014 6:11:30 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ("The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it." - George Orwell)
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To: Vaquero

I live in a small (Very small) town and we have deer and turkeys wander through town all the time. Black bears have been sighted multiple times near here in recent years. We’ve got bald eagles living around the lake. I’ve live trapped probably 6 raccoons here in the yard in the past year and 3 times as many possums. We’re overrun with coyotes.

Apparently all the horrifying environmental damage we’re inflicting on the world attracts wildlife.


13 posted on 01/13/2014 6:17:43 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: School of Rational Thought

Far southern Michigan.


14 posted on 01/13/2014 6:18:28 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Kaslin

Venison chili is the tops.

Also, when trimming venison chops, keep the scraps. I deep fry them and eat them with barbeque sauce. Keeps me full for about 24 hours.


15 posted on 01/13/2014 6:18:34 AM PST by Texas resident
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To: Dusty Road
Hubby got a doe last fall, first hunting trip in (perhaps) 30 years. Now I need recipes.

Anyone have good venison recipes and/or tips? Thank you!

16 posted on 01/13/2014 6:20:23 AM PST by Prov3456
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To: Texas resident

It sure is, but so is Venison stew


17 posted on 01/13/2014 6:21:27 AM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Prov3456

fat and fascia hold the wild flavor, trim it off and the result is much less gamey.


18 posted on 01/13/2014 6:49:26 AM PST by dangerdoc (I don't think you should be forced to make the same decision I did even if I know I'm right.)
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To: dangerdoc

deer fat is Tallow. tastes like wax coating your tongue. makes it gamey too.

Remove it all. if you need some fat for your burgers, meat balls or sausage, use pork fat...a butcher will sell it to you cheap....


19 posted on 01/13/2014 7:07:42 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Prov3456

For a roast. Wash and trim all fat.Sprinkle liberally with Kosher salt and let sit for an hour or so. Pour a beer in crock pot, a little red wine, maybe some kinda meat marinade (dale’s, moore’s etc) and a couple of cloves of garlic or as much as you like. Sear roast in skillet till well browned and place in crock pot. Place bacon on top. Place some whole red potatoes and an onion(cut in chunks) in with roast. Cook till done and tender. Last one I cooked for 10 hrs on low. Don’t overthink it it’s really very easy.

Cube steak..Season flour with salt and pepper or whatever you like. I like Tony Kachere’s(?) cajun seasoning. Press flour firmly into meat. Brown till done in vegetable oil or Crisco or even better, lard. Remove from skillet and make gravy. Return meat to skillet, cover and let simmer.

Tender loin...treat just like pork tenderloin except don’t cook as long. Needs to be medium at it’s done’est. Too done and it dries out.

Deer has no fat “marbling” to flavor and self baste the
meat. To me, fat should be added to help flavor and keep from drying out.


20 posted on 01/13/2014 7:36:30 AM PST by saleman
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To: saleman; Vaquero

Thank you! Hubby & I are grateful, and look forward to some tasty meals. Thanks again.


21 posted on 01/13/2014 8:18:50 AM PST by Prov3456
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To: Kaslin

Libtards don’t want to hear about this. Its rational and makes sense.


22 posted on 01/13/2014 9:15:15 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Texas resident

“Venison chili is the tops.”

Mr. GG2 makes a venison chili to die for. I have a venison quarter on the freezer and when I cook it he will take the leftovers and make a big batch. We eat some and freeze some.


23 posted on 01/13/2014 9:19:07 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Kaslin
Cuomo has been known to holler at the top of his lungs: “No one needs 10 bullets to kill a deer!” Cuomo’s claim is completely irrelevant. You could need ten shots to defend yourself and your family from intruders.

He's just trying to protect his voters.

24 posted on 01/13/2014 9:21:07 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Prov3456

You’re welcome. Enjoy!


25 posted on 01/13/2014 10:24:35 AM PST by saleman
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To: Prov3456

Are you familiar with the needles used to inject spices or your type of marinades into meats? You can use one of those to inject melted fat into venison roasts. When you want to inject coarse ground pepper, minced garlic and other larger spices, choose an injector with a larger tip.


26 posted on 01/13/2014 1:05:22 PM PST by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: Kaslin
Here’s an idea: give Bloomberg a pet feral pig as a present.

That's a fitting punishment for the feral hog ...

27 posted on 01/13/2014 1:07:52 PM PST by NorthMountain
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To: Kaslin

They are all over up here in the snowy mountains of the Great American Redoubt. Beautiful Animals!


28 posted on 01/13/2014 4:08:23 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: cripplecreek

Same here in Colorado. Loads of wild turkeys again. It is a riot to have to watch the roads in the neighborhood because of turkeys.


29 posted on 01/13/2014 4:13:20 PM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: Iowa Granny; Ladysmith; Diana in Wisconsin; JLO; sergeantdave; damncat; phantomworker; joesnuffy; ..
If you’d like to be on or off this Outdoors/Rural/wildlife/hunting/hiking/backpacking/National Parks/animals list please FR mail me. And ping me is you see articles of interest.

I'd include elk and buffalo for a healthy change of pace.

30 posted on 02/02/2014 10:06:04 AM PST by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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To: CodeToad

Evergreen was loaded with elk, huge herds of them.

Small herds walked about in the main part of town.

Mule deer were all over the place, so much so that in three weeks, two of them tried to suicide on the front of a 1985 Crown Victoria. One managed to hit the brakes just before he was to be ‘bumpered” into the passenger side windshield.

How do you tell a friend his daughter got skewered by Bambi?

Not a joke, as those Mulies are large and carry impressive racks.

PS Windshield glass is actually quite thin.

PPS TOO THIN, ‘specially when one sees Bambi attempting suicide up close.


31 posted on 02/02/2014 2:28:42 PM PST by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: GladesGuru

It is not uncommon to 10 and 12 point buck running around here. Every single trip in or out of the neighborhood there are deer to watch out for.


32 posted on 02/02/2014 2:59:08 PM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: saleman

Hey, thanks for posting that recipe. I have a freezer full of deer and feral pig meat that my son shot recently and I had no clue what to do with the steaks. We had deer burgers yesterday, they were delicious, but I had no idea what to do with the roasts and steaks.


33 posted on 02/03/2014 3:45:47 AM PST by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

“Mr. GG2 makes a venison chili to die for. I have a venison quarter on the freezer and when I cook it he will take the leftovers and make a big batch. We eat some and freeze some.”

Oooo, I’d love to see the recipe. My son has been bringing me tons of game and I have absolutely no clue how to cook it. Do you generally make venison chili the same as beef chili?


34 posted on 02/03/2014 3:49:33 AM PST by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: tuffydoodle

Yes Mr. GG2 uses the same recipe for beef or venison chili. I never watch him make it but he uses cans of those organic beans that have 3 kinds of beans in them.


35 posted on 02/03/2014 7:40:01 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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