In this course, you’ll learn cooking skills Stacy Lyn has been honing for over 25 years cooking wild game. You will learn how to recognize and transform the toughest cut of meat into the most tender, succulent meal fit for a king, as well as how to cook the delicate most tender cut to maximize tenderness and flavor. You’ll learn all you need to know to professionally prepare every part of the deer you harvest.

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I'll teach you how to cook with wild game!

- Stacy Lyn Harris -

Who is this course for?

This course if for anyone who cooks or wants to cook, especially those who harvest their own meat. Wild meats are quite different from their supermarket counterparts. 

Although venison is super delicious with a ton of flavor, if not prepared correctly, it can be your worst nightmare. Stacy Lyn’s tips and techniques are simple, but necessary to making you the killer cook you’ve always wanted to be and to make the best use of your hard-earned wild game. 

No matter what meat you choose to cook, these tips will carry you to another level in the kitchen.

What You'll Learn!

  • Understand why wild game is different from domesticated meats and should be treated differently in preparation and cooking.

  • Learn how to cook the different cuts of meat and why it is important to cook them differently.

  • Learn the pitfalls of cooking wild game.

  • Learn to use the right technique for each cut of meat.

  • Understand the basic equipment necessary for cooking wild game.

  • Learn how to make your own aging apparatus that will fit in your home refrigerator.

  • Learn how to make tough cuts of meat tender.

  • Learn how to maximize flavor and texture in tender cuts of meat.

  • Learn how to braise, flash fry, and use dry rubs and marinades to tenderize meat.

  • Learn how to create your own recipes by using Stacy Lyn’s recipes as a base for your own.



It is an absolute myth that wild game is ALWAYS tough and gamey. With a little technique and knowledge, you will be able to cook any cut of meat to perfection. In this BONUS downloadable guide I’ve added a few recipes that should get you started feeling quite confident in the kitchen and able to create your own recipes that will rock the people in your world!

Meet Your Instructor

  • Stacy Lyn Harris

    Author, Host, Wild Chef

    Stacy Lyn Harris

    Stacy Lyn Harris is a best selling cookbook author, blogger, speaker, wife, and mother of seven children. She regularly co-hosts on cable and broadcast television series as a guest chef and sustainable expert as well as contributor to various national publications. For more information, subscribe to her website, and follow her on your favorite social networks @stacylynharris.

Course Curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction: Fear No More
    • Lesson 1: Aging and Storing Venison
    • Lesson 2: Equipment Essentials for Cooking Wild Game
  • 2
    Cooking the Tender Cuts
    • Lesson 3: Techniques in Cooking the Backstrap (Dry Rubs, Cooking the Whole Loin, and Making Steaks)
    • Lesson 4: Cooking the Most Tender Cut: The Hanging Tenders
  • 3
    Tenderizing and Cooking the Tougher Cuts: Techniques in Preparation
    • Lesson 5: Tenderizing the Tougher Cuts: Marinades
    • Lesson 6: Braising the Tough Cuts: All You Need to Know about Braising
    • Lesson 7: Foolproof Tenderizing Technique for the Toughest of Cuts: Cutlets
    • Lesson 8: Grinding Venison and Bonus Recipe from Stacy Lyn’s Harvest Cookbook
  • 4
    • Stacy Lyn's Books & Resources