Venison Doesn’t Taste Good – THERE I SAID IT!
I've never been deer hunting but I almost always know when the season is here. Not because I see the orange vests or the recently deceased deer on people's trucks but because the "deer meat tastes just like cow meat" and "you'll love it...trust me" crowd comes after me. I'm not some kind of anti-hunting activist. I think it's great that you've found something you love and that you enjoy the gamey taste of Bambi's mother, but I think it tastes horrible and no matter how many steaks, sausages or stews you chase me around with I will not enjoy it. So for the love of all that is holy, please stop trying to make me eat deer meat!
I can only assume that because I love food and happen to be fat you find it confusing that I would turn my nose up at any type of food, but I just don't like it. I feel like the guy in "Green Eggs and Ham" being chased around by a bunch of "Sam I Am" types that refuse to take no for an answer. The only difference is I've tried your nasty deer meat and hated it. Time and time again it's offered and every time I politely decline, only to get the sales pitch again and again of "You can't even tell the difference!" I CAN TELL THE DIFFERENCE!!! My "favorite" was when some of my dad's friends tried to sneak it to me when I was little, like "if we don't tell him he'll never notice." WELL, I NOTICED, and even then somehow I had clearly been tipped off. Here's what I don't understand: If Venison is so good why do you feel the need to force-share it with people that don't like it? If I loved something the way you members of the "Deer Meat Cult" say you do, I'd be thrilled that no one else wanted it. That would mean more for me!
I'm not writing this to shame or anger you. I'm not judging you for hunting because I think I'd enjoy hunting. But I won't shoot something I won't eat AND since I know I won't eat deer, they're safe. I'm merely writing this as one last attempt to get you to save the deer meat for yourself and keep it far, far away from me.