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Buffalo vs Bison What’s the Difference?

Food Safety Information from the United States Department of Agriculture Download the PDF: Bison from Farm to Table Bison from Farm to Table One of our most enduring American images is that of the great American buffalo, or species Bison bison. These huge, shaggy animals once roamed from Canada to Mexico, grazing the Great Plains…

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Elk Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

  Shepherd’s pie originated as a sort of mince meat pie common in the UK and Ireland. Today, it makes a great choice for a hearty, satisfying family meal — whether you live in a country cottage, city condo or a suburban home. That’s because shepherd’s pie can be prepared using minimal pots and pans.…

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Mushroom & Onion Blended Burgers

Ah, the burger. It’s the sign of summer, the star of the barbecue, and a palate-pleaser for carnivores the world over. When it comes to recipes, you can go super simple with meat, salt and pepper, or dress it up by mixing in everything from eggs and breadcrumbs to chopped bacon into the patties. While…

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Bison Burger Recipe

Ingredients 1 lb. ground bison -or- 3 to 4 (1/3 lb.) bison burger patties Olive oil spray 1 tsp. Flavor Crust Seasoning Instructions If frozen, thaw ground bison in the refrigerator for two days before making the patties. Preheat griddle to 550° before cooking. We suggest using a laser thermometer to test the temperature. Form…

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Bison Chili

Ingredients 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 lbs. of pure, lean ground bison (fresh or fully thawed) 1 large onion, finely chopped 3 gloves garlic, minced 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 2 cups chopped fresh mushrooms 1 20 oz. can tomatoes 1/3 cup chili powder 1 tbsp. ground…

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Bison Steak & Couscous Recipe

Ingredients 3 (6 oz.) bison sirloin steaks, cut into 1-inch pieces 3 cups cooked couscous, follow package directions and cool 1 small butternut squash, peeled and diced into 1/2-inch pieces 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil + 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste 1 (6 oz.) container of grape tomatoes, de-stemmed 1…

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Bison Kabobs Recipe

Directions Preheat grill on high for 5-10 minutes. Thaw and cut bison sirloin steaks into 1-inch pieces, place in bowl, and set aside. In a large bowl, combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic, black pepper, oregano, basil, thyme, and sea salt to make marinade. Add vegetables to marinade, and toss to coat. Assemble vegetable skewers, alternating…

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Bison Steak Recipe

Ingredients 6 (6 oz.) Bison sirloin steaks 3 tbsp. vegetable oil Salt and pepper to taste 1 medium yellow onion, diced 2 cups of water 2 cups of water 3 tsp. beef base, or 5 beef bouillon cubes 1 (8 oz.) package baby carrots 4 plum tomatoes 1/2 lb. fresh green beans 1 (8 oz.)…

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Organic Beef Tacos Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 lb Organic Ground Beef 1/2 finely chopped onion 1 finely chopped bell pepper 1 clove of minced garlic 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1 cup of vegetable stock 7 oz of tomato puree 9 oz of kidney beans 6 hard shell tacos Instructions Heat a pan over medium to high…

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