Up to a point, questions such as these arise because the Pilgrims said so little about that first venison dinner in 1621.
Probably in October, the Pilgrims met their Wampanoag neighbors for three days of feasting on wildfowl and venison.
Then I cook the venison slowly and for a long time so that the result is tender, juicy, and not at all tough.
Add the venison to the pot and sear on all sides until golden brown, about 20 minutes.
This chair by British designer Thomas Heatherwick is now on view in his show at Haunch of venison gallery in New York.
We had a haunch of the venison for dinner; it was very good, but without fat.
The lake furnished the choicest fish, and the forest supplied them with venison and every variety of game.
Away from the settlements buffaloes still yielded much beef, bacon was made from bears, and venison was a staple commodity.
He had probably swum the stream, floating the venison across on a log by his side.
If Esau had sold his birthright for a mess of pottage, Isaac was about to give away the blessing for a mess of venison.
late 13c., from Old French venesoun "meat of large game," especially deer or boar, also "a hunt," from Latin venationem (nominative venatio) "a hunt," also "game as the product of the hunt," from venatus, past participle of venari "to hunt, pursue," probably from PIE root *weie- "to strive after, pursue with vigor, desire" (cf. Sanskrit veti "follows after," Avestan vayeiti "hunts," Lithuanian veju "to hunt, pursue," Old Church Slavonic voji "warrior," Old English waþ "hunting," Old Norse veiðr "chase, hunting, fishing;" see Venus).