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Venison.......How do you put up deer liver? #992030
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Well Ive got deer liver I harvested. I remember my mom making it, but I dont know what to do as far as, well, everything. Can you help.
I know how to cook it, thats about it.

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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #992071
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One of the best fox baits ever invented. [I don't like liver]

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #992072
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i chop my deer liver up and use for catfish bait, they like it
never ate deer liver, i would guess cut it in 1/2" to 1" slices, tenderize it, flour it and fry it
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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: bsnow] #992100
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Thanks Guys, but not quite what I have in mind. I need to know what to do with it after I harvest it. Thanks anyway though. Oh, I have NEVER had luck on the trot line with liver.

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: bsnow] #992128
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Deer liver,onions.One of the best meals you can eat.Slice it 1" thick.Fry liver and choped onions.Deer hart is good to. Cook the same way.Just wash in cold water first to clean all blood away.Awesome meal.

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #992132
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Slice the liver as thinly as you can. 1/4" to 1/2" and freeze. Slice a couple of onions and sautee them. Remove from pan. I like to flour the liver, add a little salt and pepper, brown on both sides. put the onions back in add a cup of red wine and cover the pan and simmer for 20 minutes. Enjoy!

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: Nova Trapper] #992139
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Nova Trapper is right, it's great. I like to cut in in thiner strips, say 1/2 inch. Flour, flash fry on both side for a short time, then cover and simmer with chopped up onions. Enjoy!

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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: bobkat] #992144
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You don't eat Guts
When you GUT a deer, everything that rolls out in the pile is GUTS.
Including the Liver.
The livers function in a body is to filer impurities out, like a big sponge.
U guys fry up the dirty sponge and eat it ...YUK


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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: bic] #992211
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Ok, great recipies! I will definatly try them.
If I am sitting in the kitchen looking at a deer liver, I know I have to cut it into 1/2 inch strips, but what do I do after that? Is there anything I have make sure I remove, my mom used to do all this and shes been gone for 6 years know so Im trying to figure it out.
Thanks

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #992240
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Wash it well, trim un-red meat, soak in milk, batter in flour and fry.

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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #992253
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Secret to good liver is don't overcook it. Fry a bunch of onions in butter till they are done. While the onions are cooking put some flour, salt, and pepper in a gallon freezer bag. Shake it up good. Then add the liver one piece at a time and shake it up. You can just keep adding liver but shake it good everytime you add a piece. Lay the slices ontop the onions. Cover the skillet. Let it cook a few minutes and turn it over a few minutes. It shouldn't be bloody when its done but too much cooking makes it tough. It should cut with a fork.

To prepare it I soak the fresh liver overnight in salt water. Then rinse it. Slice on one of those electric wheel type meat slicers. Should be real thin. 3/8 of an inch is plenty thick. If you use a knife it must be real sharp to get nice thin even slices. Then you can freeze, cook whatever you want to do.


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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: danny clifton] #992262
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What do I do to freeze it? Theres alot of liver here and I LOVE liver and onions!!

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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #992332
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I always soak the liver in water in the fridge, at least overnight to get most of the blood out of it. I then cut into like 4 chunks and freeze.


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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: mainecoydog] #992335
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Great, thanks mainecoydog,

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #992356
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I must correct my method,, I first cut up the liver at least in half or thirds, before soaking..


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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: ] #992763
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my 2nd wife was the only person i know, that could cook liver, to where i liked it,,,, don't know how she did it though.

now all the liver that comes thru here, gits put up in the coyote cages, they love it raw.

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: tonymalone] #992864
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I cook onions garlic potatoes a nice beef steak all seperate then cook the deer liver or any other part of the deer you prefer then dish it up seperate. Then when I am done eating I throw the deer out


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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: tonymalone] #992872
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Opie, you trim off any remaining diaphram tissue and make sure the small sac filled with green fluid (gall bladder) is removed. I use a clean bucket to wash the liver, drain the first water, and soak over night in a cool location. I slice and freeze in useable portions.

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Opie, you trim off any remaining diaphram tissue and make sure the small sac filled with green fluid (gall bladder) is removed. I use a clean bucket to wash the liver, drain the first water, and soak over night in a cool location. I slice and freeze in useable portions.
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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: Snowpa] #992880
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I soak the liver over night in salt water. Dry off with paper towels after rinsing the next day. Slice into 1/2 inch thick pieces and place on a dry paper towel....Mix the salt, flour, and any other seasonings you want into a gallon zip lock bag. Dredge the liver in the milk, add to the seasoning bag and shake. Once coated lay on a plate until cooking. Like the others have said, my favorite is also with onions...and fried hash browns, black coffee....good eating. Tom

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: tmrschessie] #992969
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Be sure and cut the gall blader off of it. It is a little sack that has a kind of greenish liguid fluid in it.
Beaver liver is also very good, mabe better than deer liver and a beaver liver is real big.

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: don Wolf] #992976
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SWEEET< just the advice I was looking for. I already cut out the gall bladder. and sliced it. its been in the fridge over night. I have heard some people say something about skinning it? Anyway. What about the little holes in it? looks like vents that ran thruogh the liver, just leavem in?

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #993009
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Beef liver for bait maybe, but deer liver .... Never. Venison liver and onions is about as good as it gets.....

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Deer don't have gall bladders.


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ground or cubed and frozen or aged ... it's BAIT ... no deer liver for this ol' boy smile

fried chicken livers ... now I could probably eat my body weight in them ... and that's a lot grin

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I only do fried or grilled chicken livers too Ed.


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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: Crowkiller] #993057
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Originally Posted By: Crowkiller
Wash it well, trim un-red meat, soak in milk, batter in flour and fry.

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thats pretty much the way i do it,unless i`m in the woods and don`t have milk,then i use salt water

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Im trying to read all these new posts, but for some reason I cant get past Possum Skinners post..The mouse just seems to refuse to scroll down .. lol

Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: opie] #993628
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Caught a mess of weasels last year on deer liver. Just cubed it up into about 1" chunks, hung it above the trap pan in the box and BAM!

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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: skunkly] #994827
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FYI: The Liver is excellent eating, And comes in 2 sections, the firm side is the liver, and the spongy side is the Pancreas, (actually a seperate organ) and is not edible, I usually chop it up and simmer with a couple of boxes of corn muffin mix as a topper for the hound dogs feed. Make sure to remove from the rest of the gut pile and cool as quickly as possible.

For the liver, slice up several large onions, and saute' a bit to brown, then add water and lay the sliced liver on top, cover, and let cook till the water is gone. YUM YUM


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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: BigBob] #1052876
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dont forget to skin the deer liver before you slice it


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Those who knock it, say what you want, but liver, deer, beaver, calf or chicken, is high in Iron and increases red blood cells within your body. It is high in purines (which is Uric Acid) and anyone who is prone to gout or kidney stones should watch how much organ meat, protein they take in. I know, I'm a dual transplant patient ('89 kidney/pancreas) and after that, too much protein or organ meat (I love liver and could eat a pound or two at a meal) I must take in moderation.

Oh, the kidneys filters the impurities within the body from the blood.

Never eaten any deer liver, may need to give this one a try and I'm headed out tonight for a 2 day deer hunt!


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Re: How do you put up deer liver? [Re: ChrisL2] #1055510
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We used to eat the pancreas out of hogs... called it sweetbread... do you know how to cook kidneys? put in a big pot of water and boil the pi$$ out of them.... ;-)


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with a name like CrowKiller... you better like to eat liver...


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