A small slaughterhouse is butchering the wild pigs, which cause the state $76 million-plus in annual damage, and selling sausage to grocery stores and meat to restaurants, where chefs are turning it into savory prosciutto, chorizo and meatballs. continue reading ›
A burst of flavor in the Herb Aioli that tops this fresh green salad crafted with chunks of mild smoked whitefish. We've included a few tips on smoking whitefish, and you can swap trout or even salmon for the whitefish in this recipe. continue reading ›
By Cookin’ in Camo Chef Tyler Viars Photos by Tina Marie Photography Three things I truly love: wild turkey, smoking barbecue, and meatloaf. Combine them together in the form of a sandwich, and this cook is happier than Winnie… continue reading ›
A recipe from Eileen Clarke's cookbook, Tenderize the Wild: Marinades, Brines and Rubs for Wild Game, that calls upon honeydew melon as the foundation for the marinade that will tenderize even the tough legs of a hard-running wild pheasant. Sweet, moist meat that you combine into a creamy sauce topped with a flavorful gremolata gives you a sure-fire dinner plate success. continue reading ›
Here is a recipe by Chef Lukas Leaf tapping into your cast iron Dutch Oven to prepare this flavor-infused stew “campfire style”. While you could opt to prepare this recipe using a standard Dutch Oven on your kitchen range, plan to take a kid on a winter outing and create something truly memorable by harvesting and preparing your small game in the field. continue reading ›
If you're preparing Chef Tyler's recipe from the Outdoor News Taste of the Wild featuring a smoked turkey meatloaf sandwich topped with spicy aioli, you'll want to pair that dish with these tasty housemade chips. Transform an ordinary russet potato into something spectacular with these easy steps. continue reading ›
Outdoor News Taste of the Wild contributing chefs to be featured at 2017 Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic
Included in the lineup of the distinguished chefs to be offering their wild game recipes at the 2017 National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic Feb. 17 - 19 are two chefs who's contributions have been found in the Outdoor News Taste of the Wild cooking feature, including Hank Shaw and John Hennessey. We're sharing a press release from our friends at Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever for details on the seminars that will run throughout the weekend and feature dishes including pheasant, quail, rabbit, and venison. continue reading ›
Whether it's for sandwiches or for the traditional meal of corned meat served up with cabbage, potatoes and carrots, Chef Susan L. Ebert shares this recipe from the pages of her cookbook titled The Field To Table, that uses venison as the star. continue reading ›
There are dozen if not hundreds of ways to cook prime cuts of venison, but what do you do with the tougher cuts like the neck and shanks besides grinding them for hamburger? continue reading ›
A recipe for Blueberry Grouse Pesto Pizza born from experimentation based on ruffed grouse breasts poached in blueberry jelly and a restaurant serving pheasant and cherry pizza. Includes complete directions for crafting homemade pesto using fresh basil and pine nuts. continue reading ›
Typically served in lettuce cups to be eaten as a salad with an intensely flavorful Thai Sauce, you can also serve this recipe with rice and other veggies. The ingredients call for fish sauce, but if you can't find it at your local store you can substitute with soy sauce. You can also adjust the heat level by adding more or less chili peppers. continue reading ›
2 or 3 servings The loin is a long, boneless muscle that runs along either side of the backbone; it’s also called the backstrap. For this dish, use a venison loin portion that’s 10 to 12 inches long, which will… continue reading ›
By Chef and Author, Eileen Clarke A lot of people swear that a four-to-one ratio of lean-to-fat is perfect for wild game sausage, but that produces a dry sausage, not the creamy, melt-in-your-mouth texture of sausage made with any other… continue reading ›
Here's a Lukas Leaf Recipe that's brought to you by Modern Carnivore. Couple your fish with quality ingredients, and if the name of the recipe doesn’t impress you, the finished product certainly will. Agrodolce is another name for “Sweet and Sour”. Whichever way you call it, this recipe is easy to prepare, with the balance of flavors including a sweet and peppery topping of a simple salad mix that gives you a lighter recipe to balance the heavier meals often associated with fall and winter seasons. continue reading ›
With more than 150 family -pleasing, nutritious, and accessible recipes to home cooks who want to increase their knowledge and enjoyment of procuring and cooking clean, organic meat, fish, fruits and vegetables, Susan L. Ebert's cookbook is titled The Field to Table Cookbook: Gardening, Foraging, Fishing, & Hunting. continue reading ›
After learning that I’m a fan of goat cheese, a friend of mine has kept me in supply of this creamy, tangy bit of deliciousness. Couple that with bacon – an ingredient that some people truly consider a kitchen staple, and you’ve got two key ingredients for this incredibly simple salad. continue reading ›
If you garden, odds are you still have a few tomatoes hanging around as we head into deer hunting season. This recipe calls for fresh Roma tomatoes, but you can use a can of diced tomatoes instead. You could even make your meatballs ahead of time, and use commercially prepared marinara sauce instead of the homemade version, to craft a quick and hearty meal. continue reading ›
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