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SWEDE PRAIRIE BAKED VENISON

(by Jon Alness, Zumbro, MN)

1 ½ - 2 lbs venison ½ inch thick (Chops or Steaks) per SPORT pot
16 oz bottle Rosco’s barbecue sauce (famous in southern Minnesota) or you own favorite barbecue sauce


Following the morning duck hunt, approximately 9 AM, stack the venison in one pan not on top of each other but staggered so that about 1/2 of each piece is exposed. This facilitates cooking and absorption of the sauce. Liberally apply the barbecue sauce over the top layer ( ½ - ¾ bottle). Seal pots(s) and the oven lid. Place the oven in the sun facing south (without reflectors). Load shotguns and every one, cook included set out for a delightful afternoon hunting. After 5 ½ - 6 hours, feast on the most flavorful and tender venison you’ve ever eaten.

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