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Old 12-16-2020, 01:39 PM   #1
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Favorite way to cook the heart?
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Old 12-16-2020, 01:43 PM   #2
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Hard to beat buttermilk batter, fried and Sawmill Gravy with hot biscuits!
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Old 12-16-2020, 01:56 PM   #3
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I often use the heart for easy debris stew. Clean, chop fine, brown thoroughly in cast iron skillet, deglaze with broth or water, add onions, potatoes, sometimes mushrooms, season (Cajun mix) and simmer. Eat over rice. One heart is about right for serving of two.
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Old 12-16-2020, 02:05 PM   #4
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Get all the fat off, cut it longitudinally in 3/4 inch thick pieces, season to taste, and grill it.
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Old 12-16-2020, 02:08 PM   #5
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I’ve only tried it once, I just cleaned it up and put it on the grill.
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Old 12-16-2020, 02:11 PM   #6
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Had it several ways but usually end up cleaning it and cutting all the white stuff and ventricles and such out and then dice it up and sautť with some onions and peppers and taco seasoning. Put into tortillas or hard shells or taco salad etc.


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Old 12-16-2020, 02:19 PM   #7
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Cut all silver off. Cut out any tougher sections. Dice up 1/2 inch. Sear in a hot pan with olive oil, salt, pepper just until it starts to sear on the outside. it gets over done real fast. You want it pretty rare. Put on a tortilla with grilled poblano and cheese of you choice. Good stuff.
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Old 12-16-2020, 02:35 PM   #8
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Favorite way is seasoned lightly, over a mesquite fire. Least favorite way is fried.

Clean all fat, veins, valves, and what have you off. May need to slice open a chamber or 2. Roll back up in original shape. Salt and pepper maybe a touch of your favorite seasoning. Wrap heart in the coll fat from the animal, place over fire. When coll fat begins to drip clear water looking liquid it’s done. Peel off coll fat, slice heart into strips, put in a tortilla and enjoy. The best I’ve ever had or done. I try to have it this way from at least one animal a year.
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Old 12-16-2020, 02:37 PM   #9
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Only ever sliced and grilled. Put on a tortilla with the assorted extras.
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Old 12-16-2020, 02:45 PM   #10
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I clean the junk off it wash it out real good . Gotta treat it very tenderly . Zero to none seasoning. Lightly brown on all sides / slice it then put it in the dog bowl
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Old 12-16-2020, 02:49 PM   #11
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MeatEater's got an interesting whisky butter recipe I want to try.

https://www.themeateater.com/cook/re...-butter-recipe

Also been really into garlic/onion, cremini mushrooms, wine, Italian parsley, and a butter/stock concentrate sauce, lately.

Basically sautee the pressed garlic & finely chopped onions in 2 Tbs olive oil or butter, salt & pepper, add sliced cremini mushrooms, cook until they start to brown. Set aside.

Next, in the same pan, take your protein and sear extra hot for about 2 minutes per side and plate them.

Using the same pan, add your garlic/onion & mushrooms back. Add stock concentrate and just enough wine to get a sauce going and to scrape the browned bits off the bottom of the pan. Take off the heat and add another pat of butter to the sauce and mushrooms and swirl until melted.

Pour the mushrooms and sauce over your plated proteins and top with chopped Italian parsley.

Love this preparation for both red meat or white meat, just use a red or white wine or even something sweeter like port or sauternes.
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Old 12-16-2020, 03:29 PM   #12
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Old 12-16-2020, 03:35 PM   #13
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It’s good cubed and added to chili or stew but I like to fry it up with taters, onion and garlic.
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Old 12-16-2020, 03:47 PM   #14
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Old 12-16-2020, 04:43 PM   #15
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Old 12-16-2020, 07:34 PM   #16
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Last one i aged in the fridge for 6 days. Trimmed away all the exterior that changed (not sure what you'd call that portion). Trimmed/cut into 3 whole pieces, then toss it on the skillet with butter and garlic. Turned out amazing.
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Old 12-16-2020, 07:49 PM   #17
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Why are you trying to sow discord? I've seen this joke made 100 times about carp and various other internal animal organs. AFAIK it was a light hearted joke.

BTW. I like to cut all the white valves out slice thin and then lightly beer batter it and fry. Dip it in white gravy. Great for an appetizer.

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Old 12-16-2020, 07:53 PM   #18
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MeatEater's got an interesting whisky butter recipe I want to try.

https://www.themeateater.com/cook/re...-butter-recipe
I use the whiskey-butter recipe with tenderloin. Itís awesome!
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Old 12-16-2020, 08:42 PM   #19
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I use the whiskey-butter recipe with tenderloin. Itís awesome!
Backstrap works great as well
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Old 12-16-2020, 09:46 PM   #20
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Old 12-16-2020, 10:03 PM   #21
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I sliced some up about pinky finger size, marinated it in alegro for a day. Then sauteed some onions on a sizzling griddle, chunked on the grassy for maybe a minute. The it on a tortilla and wemt to town on it. It was better than the tenderloin I had from the same deer.
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Old 12-16-2020, 10:41 PM   #22
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I sliced some up about pinky finger size, marinated it in alegro for a day. Then sauteed some onions on a sizzling griddle, chunked on the grassy for maybe a minute. The it on a tortilla and wemt to town on it. It was better than the tenderloin I had from the same deer.
Yep, the heart is an excellent cut, dare I say the best cut from a deer?

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Old 12-17-2020, 11:41 AM   #23
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I use the whiskey-butter recipe with tenderloin. Itís awesome!
I use this recipe as well. Absolutely love a good deer heart.
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Old 12-21-2020, 10:26 AM   #24
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Some excellent recipes we got going on here
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Old 12-21-2020, 10:54 AM   #25
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I cut up soak in soy sauce and brown sugar maybe 2 hrs. Make some chicken fried rice, then cook the heart quickly in hot pan great easy meal.
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