The crust is most crisp the day it's made, but the pie without the whipped-cream topping and chocolate shavings can be made up to a day ahead and stored in the refrigerator. To cut the pie into neat slices, use a serrated knife.
Venison is naturally lean, has no internal fat, and is especially suited to a quick, high-heat roast. The coating's assertive mix of juniper berries and Szechuan and black peppercorns locks in the meat's juices. Each chop is drizzled with a ruby-red sauce made from the pan juices and sweet-tart pomegranate juice, available in specialty and gourmet stores.
This recipe makes more than you'll need for many recipes, but the stock can be frozen for up to four months. The gelatin from the rabbit bones is released during the long cooking time yielding a rich, flavorful stock.
Ted Turner shared this better-than-beef burger recipe with Martha. Bison meat tastes similar to beef, but is leaner. Cook them up and give them a generous sprinkling of Ted's Special Spice Mixture and a slice of cheddar.