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From field to table a pocket guide for the care and handling of Deer and Elk - FN536
Concern has grown in recent years about a disease affecting deer and elk called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which belongs to a family of diseases known as Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs). Therefore, hunters should take a few simple precautions when handling and transporting deer or elk carcasses.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Wild Side of the Menu No. 1 - Care and Cookery - FN124
The most succulent wild game can be destroyed by improper handling in the field or improper cooking at home. The handling of the meat from harvesting to preparing can make a major difference in flavor and safety of the end product. The purpose of this publication is to provide information on proper care and cookery of wild game so you can fully enjoy the fruits of the field.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Wild Side of the Menu No. 2 - Field to Freezer - FN125
Each year, hunting of animals and birds is increasingly popular, but often the game is wasted because of improper handling in the field. Nutritionally, game meats rate as well as domestic animals and may prove to be a healthier source of nutrition. Wild game that is properly treated in the field and correctly cooked to enhance its distinctive flavors holds a special place for many gourmets. The purpose of this publication is to describe how to properly handle your game from harvesting through processing.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Wild Side of the Menu No. 3 - Preservation of Game Meats and Fish - FN155
Wild game provides wholesome, nourishing food, but it should be handled and preserved carefully to retain quality. Like domestic meat, wild meat is perishable, so care is needed to maintain its safety. The purpose of this publication is to provide recommendations for safely preserving game meats and fish for later enjoyment. Freezing meat and fish is the most accepted way to maintain top quality. Other methods for preserving game meats include curing and smoking, drying, corning, canning and sausage making. Fish also may be pickled or canned.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Food Storage Guide Answers the Question...How long can I store - FN579
This publication provides handling tips and recommendations for storing food in your cupboards, refrigerator or freezer.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: Tips and Recipes for Preparing Elk/Venison - FN1733
Game meats, such as elk and venison, add variety to your diet. They often are lower in fat than other meats. Consider these tips as you expand your cooking to include game meats.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: Tips and Recipes for Preparing Goose - FN1734
Using game birds in your menus adds variety to your diet. Consider these tips as you expand your menu options to include game birds such as goose.
Located in Landing Pages / Food and Nutrition
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