Today on the show we’re talking venison and I’m joined by wild game chef, cookbook author and the host of The Sporting Chef TV show, Scott Leysath.

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What You’ll Learn In This Episode:

– Who Scott Leysath is and how he got to be “The Sporting Chef”

– Which cuts of venison should be cooked hot/fast, which should be cooked low/slow

– Why you should avoid powdered meat tenderizers

– Should you cut venison with the grain or against?

– How to properly rest venison

– Best way to cook a venison hamburger

– Unique ideas for ground venison

– Venison marinading advice

– Recommended holiday venison appetizers

– Venison recipes for Christmas dinner!

– And much, much more!

Show notes, resources, links:

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