Timber 2 Table

5 Grilled Game Recipes for the 4th of July

By author of Timber 2 Table

There is something about the 4th of July weekend that just makes me want to grill. Hot dogs and burgers are great, but wild game is even better. What better way to celebrate our Nation's independence than by cooking up some of the game you provided for your family? These five recipes are sure to make any meal feel like a holiday.

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1 | Grill up some bacon wrapped quail and brush on a glaze of orange juice, champagne and maple syrup.

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2 | Tender medallions of grilled venison backstrap topped with a sauce of red wine and currant jelly and mushrooms make the perfect 4th of July meal.

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3 | A marinade of bourbon, soy, garlic, lime and brown sugar adds a ton of flavor to already delicious elk backstrap.

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4 | OK, so the family wants burgers. Go with these bacon wrapped stuffed venison burgers. Stuff with macaroni and cheese, Italian ingredients, or anything else your imagination can come up with.

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5 | Burgers don't have to be red meat. These turkey burgers are a great way to use up tougher turkey thighs and legs.

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