Break apart the venison in a bowl, and pour the seasoning mixture over the meat. Using your fingers, gently mix together.
Form into patties and fry for 2-3 minutes per side over medium heat.
You can substitute melted butter or olive oil for the bacon fat, if desired.To make Bacon fat: fry a pound of bacon and remove the bacon to a plate. Use the remaining fat in pan.You may freeze the sausage raw or cooked. Just use a freezer-safe wrapping or container.You may add more cayenne for spicy sausage, or add brown sugar for sweeter flavor. You may omit the Italian seasoning and add sage for a different flavor.