Slow cooker apple-scented venison roast

WHAT YOU NEED
3-pound boneless venison roast
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large apple, cored and quartered
2 small onions, sliced
4 cloves crushed garlic
1 cup boiling water
1 cube beef bouillon

WHAT YOU DO
Place liner on the inside of a slow cooker.
Spread olive oil on the inside of the liner.
Place venison roast inside, and cover with apple, onions and garlic.
Turn to low and cook until roast is tender, about 6 to 8 hours.
When roast has cooked to your taste, remove it from slow cooker and place onto a serving platter.
Discard the apple.
Stir water and bouillon into the slow cooker until the bouillon has dissolved. Serve this as a sauce with the roast.


Juicy venisonburgers

What you need
2 pounds venisonburger
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup plain dry bread crumbs
1 envelope Lipton onion soup mix

What you do
Combine mayo, bread crumbs and soup mix in a bowl.
Mix mayo mixture into ground beef and shape into patties.
Grill on low heat until done.
Serve burgers on buns or toast.

Fish mulligan

What you need
2 pounds any lean firm fish
4 large potatoes
2 large onions
6 cups hot water
1/3 cup rice
2 green peppers, diced
1/3 cup diced bacon or salt pork
2 tbs. minced parsley
Dry bread
Corn or peas
Salt and pepper

What you do
Cut fish into chunks.
Slice potatoes and onions 1/2-inch thick.
Place in a kettle, add water and heat to boiling.
Add rice, green peppers and bacon or salt pork.
Simmer for about 30 minutes or until tender.
Add parsley and a few slices of dried bread.
Leftover vegetables, such as corn or peas, may be added.
Season with salt and pepper.

* You may use tomato juice or whole tomatoes in place of half the water. Chopped celery may also be added. You may also season with a dash of cayenne.


Poor fisherman's lobster

What you need
Catfish or sheepshead fillets
Butter
Salt and pepper

What to do
Broil fillets 10 minutes on each side or until fish flake easily with a fork.
Dip in melted butter. Season to taste.

Dad's crockpot cottontail

What you need
3 cottontail rabbits, cut into pieces and washed
1-pound bag of baby carrots
1/2 cup water
1 cup chopped onion
3 tablespoons Bisquick
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

What you do
Place rabbit and carrots in crockpot.
Mix remaining ingredients in a bowl and pour over meat. Cover and cook for 6-8 hours on low heat.
If you prefer thicker gravy, add a little flour and stir. Then cook on high until gravy is thickened.
My dad always said the best way to serve is to spread the rabbit, gravy and carrots over sliced bread. It is the only way I eat it today.