Wild duck with mushrooms

What you need
Wild duck
1 onion sliced
1/2 cup butter or drippings, salted
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons flour
1/8 teaspoon thyme
2 cups water
1 bay leaf

What you do
Cut duck into pieces.
Brown duck with onion and fat in a skillet.
Add salt, pepper, water and bay leaf.
Cover and cook 1 1/2 hours.
Saute mushrooms in another pan. Add flour and thyme.
Add mushrooms to duck and continue cooking for 30 minutes.
Serve with wild rice.

Venison burger soup

What you need
1 pound ground venison or venison sausage
3-4 cups water
1 quart tomatoes
1 medium to large onion
2 celery stalks
2 medium to large carrots
16-ounce can of sliced mushrooms
2 beef bullion cubes (or salt)
1 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/2 cup barley

What you do
Brown venison in oil in Dutch oven.
Once browned, add water, tomatoes and onion.
Chop all vegetables and add along with barley and spices.
Bring to a boil and let simmer for one-half hour before serving.

Christmas 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.

New Year's panfish finger food

What you need
Fish fillets
Cream cheese
Shrimp sauce
Soda crackers

What you do
Cut fillets into strips.
Place in boiling water for one minute, drain and refrigerate.
Serve cold with shrimp sauce or cream cheese and crackers.

Kathy's venisonburgers

What you need
1 pound venisonburger
1 can cream of mushroom soup
About 1/3 soup can of water
Garlic salt
Onion powder
Cheese of your preference (we use cheddar)
Hamburger buns

What you do
Brown burger in fry pan and drain.
Add soup, water and seasonings.
Simmer for about 15 minutes or until mixture thickens to Sloppy Joe consistency.
Place burger on bottom halves of buns, put cheese on top and microwave a few seconds until cheese is melted.
Cover burgers with top halves of buns and enjoy.

NOTE: Amount of burger and ingredients can be adjusted accordingly. Other seasonings may be used according to your taste.
This also freezes well.