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What are some recipes for roasting deer meat?

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Roasted venison and slow cooker apple-scented venison roast are recipes for roasting deer meat. Both recipes take advantage of the venison's tender, dark and lean meat qualities.

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What are some recipes for roasting deer meat?
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Make the apple venison by coating the slow cooker pan lightly with olive oil. Place a 3-pound boneless venison roast inside. Top it with 1 large cored and quartered apple, 2 small sliced onions and 4 cloves of crushed garlic. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or until the meat is tender. Remove the roast, discard the apple and stir a beef bullion cube and a cup of water into the juices in the slow cooker. When the cube is dissolved serve the mixture as a sauce.

For the roasted venison recipe, dice a 3-pound Denver roast of venison into 3-inch by 6-inch pieces and place in a sealable marinating bag. Toss it with 2 cloves of crushed garlic, 1/2 cup of crushed savory or thyme leaves, 1/2 cup of dry red wine, 1/4 teaspoon of ground allspice and 1/2 teaspoon of slightly cracked black peppercorns. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 8 hours and turn the bag occasionally.

Let the venison come to room temperature and discard the marinade. Brown the meat in a lightly oiled skillet and put it in a shallow baking dish. Roast in the oven at 450 degrees Fahrenheit until the internal temperature is 125 degrees, usually about 5 to 8 minutes. Let stand on a cutting board 10 minutes before serving.

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