Skip to comments.Hunters give deer to hungry
Posted on 03/03/2006 11:27:13 AM PST by JZelle
It's healthier than beef, it's good in a stew or in chili, you can make jerky with it, and the Virginia Hunters for the Hungry have hundreds of thousands of pounds to give away every year. "From jerky to jambalaya from stew to chili, there's a lot -- a lot -- of things deer meat can be used for," said Gary Arrington, senior project manager for the Virginia-based organization, which last year donated a record 340,173 pounds of venison to the hungry. "It's versatile," he said. Since its inception in 1991, Hunters for the Hungry has given away more than 2.5 million pounds of the versatile venison to low-income families looking for a little red meat in their diet. And while it doesn't taste like chicken -- most aficionados of the antlered animal say venison tastes like a lighter beef, if cooked properly -- it does make a hearty meal for a family with many mouths to feed. "I'm a single mother with three kids," said Daniela Lizzaraga, a Bolivian immigrant from Burke who has used meat from the program to make stews for her family. "It was a very kind thing."
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But hunters are bad people! This can't be true!!!
Yummmm! Bambi-burgers. :=)