Reindeer Meat for Christmas: Four Ways to Eat It
Have you ever watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and thought to yourself, damn, that looks like some nice eatin'?
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Although, we're sure there's someone out there that feels that way -- hey, people are strange.
Well, if you're looking for an alternative to, um, venison, you should try to track down some reindeer for the holiday season.
We spoke to executive chef Greg Schiff -- and wild game enthusiast -- of the Dubliner about four ways to cook Santa's favorite mode of transportation.
4. Reindeer Burger
If you're a regular old American, there's a good chance you eat a regular old beef burger at least once a week -- it's called $5 Burger Mondays. But hey, sometimes that ground meat patty, cheese, bun, and LTO combination gets old. Why not grind up some Rudolph and throw it between two buns? Since it's not pumped full of antibiotics and grains -- domesticated cows are because ruminants don't process corn well -- it's actually a healthier option; if you hold the bacon, that is.