Moose Stew

Important issues . . . how would you make moose stew? These recipes came up online. The overall method of the second recipe, cooking longer in broth and wine to create a braising effect, seems sounder overall as an approach to game. But the first recipe calls for the use of some bacon to make up for the moose’s leanness whereas the second calls for shortening which seems less tasty to me. And what’s with the diced large onion? What were pearl onions put on this earth for if not for use in stews?

Here’s moose nutritional information. Apparently you roast mooseburgers in the oven rather than cooking them stovetop. And for a polyglot flavor, why not moose tomales.