There is little risk in eating venison, and the nutritional advantages of eating white-tailed deer meat more than cancel out any concerns.
It was a most unexpected request. One of my best friends, Dr. W. C.Z. (his real initials), had tasted venison at dinner one night at our house. The very suave university professor, (who was definitely not a hunter), now wanted to impress an attractive lady who had caught his interest.
“That venison I ate at your house the other night; may I have some to cook for a friend?” he asked.
While that backstrap didn’t lead to marriage, it was a good choice for numerous reasons. It is probably the healthiest meat that any…