Venison Sausage with Wine

This elegant sausage highlights and complements the flavor of venison with juniper berries, rosemary, wine and brandy. Many venison sausage recipes almost seem to apologize for the venison — either masking it with heavy spices or shoehorning it into recipes designed around other meats.

Louis Dressing

This is the dressing for a traditional “Crab Louie” salad (best with Dungeness), or it’s weaker cousin the “Shrimp Louie”.

A proper Louie dressing has a background of horseradish and onion. Many versions are instead based on pickle relish. They are abominations, an insult to the Louie. It’s like comparing Russian dressing to Thousand Island.

Venison Andouille

A heavily smoked and highly spiced cajun sausage, typically used as an ingredient for other cajun dishes (like jambalaya, gumbo, or in a crawfish boil).