Venison Pie

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      7 hr

Appears in
American Baking

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1986

  • About

In 1607, Captain John Smith, on his travels in Virginia, noted that venison was eaten by the Indians. They stored the meat for winter after drying it over fires and the early colonists were soon following their example. Venison was so plentiful in New England in the seventeenth century that a quarter of a deer cost ninepence. It costs considerably more now, but a pie is the perfect dish for the less expen