Do you have a bunch of deer still setting in your freezer from last deer season? Is it going to waste?
Or turn that deer meat into delicious deer snack sticks with our Deer Snack Stick Kit!
Deer Processing DVD
|Roasts, steaks||3 to 5 days||6 to 12 months|
|Stew meat||1 to 2 days||3 to 4 months|
|Ground deer||1 to 2 days||3 months|
|Variety meats||1 to 2 days||3 to 4 months|
|Smoked Deer Sausage||2 to 3 months||5 to 6 months|
|Cooked deer||3 to 4 days||2 to 3 months|
The times shown above are for the maximum time for Best Flavor. These cuts of venison will be edible for a much longer time, but the quality and taste will diminish over time.
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Freezing Fresh Cut Deer at Home
The best way to freeze fresh cut and wrapped deer at home is by flash freezing.
Cooking Frozen DeerDeer may be cooked frozen or defrosted. Defrosted deer should be cooked as a fresh cut; but allow additional cooking time. Frozen roasts require 1/3 to 1/2 more time for cooking. Cooking time for frozen steaks and patties varies according to surface area, thickness, and broiling temperature. Frozen cuts should be broiled farther from the heat so they do not brown too quickly. To braise frozen pot roasts, allow approximately the same cooking time as for defrosted cuts.
Defrosting DeerFrozen deer my be defrosted before or during cooking. It should be defrosted in the original wrapping in the refrigerator. Defrosting meat at room temperature is not a recommended procedure. The following is a timetable for defrosting frozen beef in a refrigerator:
We also have Spicecraft (formerly known as Witts)
Are you concerned about CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease) this year?
We now have a PDF file from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture
Attention Deer Hunters: Are you looking for topographic maps of the area you are going to hunt?
Check out our Deer Charts page with photo's and diagrams of how to cut up your deer the proper way!
Read further for some excellent freezer tips!
More freezer tips covering freezer burn, how to freeze meat, wrapping, etc.
Freezer checklist. Before you buy a freezer,
ConsumersRechearch. Reviews of the best freezers on the market!
Home Freezers. The full story. EVERYTHING you need to know about freezers. Such as only 2 manufacturers make almost ALL the freezers sold in the US!
How to wrap meat from the freezer. From Ask The Meatman.
|Last Updated - Thursday, August 09, 2012 04:16 PM|