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You Need To Try This Simplistic Maple-Glazed Smoked Deer Heart Recipe

There are several ways to prepare heart, though a simple smoke and maple-syrup glaze is one of my favorite methods.

You Need To Try This Simplistic Maple-Glazed Smoked Deer Heart Recipe

Deer heart. The organ we all reach for first and retrieve from the gut pile—perhaps to confirm shot placement or to tuck into a bag to save for the grill later. For many, eating the heart the day of the kill has become a ritual. There are several ways to prepare heart, though a simple smoke and maple-syrup glaze is one of my favorite methods.

Deer heart is just another muscle and tastes like venison. To be more specific, for me, all wild-game hearts taste like the essence of the animal. To understand what that means, you likely just need to eat heart.

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