7 Great Wild Game Cookbooks

Whether it’s a gourmet dinner  that’s a feast for the eyes or just plain great homemade far shared by friends who love the great outdoors as much as you do, we’ve got some ideas for the chef in your life who likes to utilize wild game, fish and wild edibles!

From Chef Eileen Clarke – a portfolio of cookbooks that offer fantastic step-by-step instructions covering everything from butchering, to marinating and grilling. “Slice of the Wildand “Sausage Season are just a few of Eileen’s titles offered at: http://www.riflesandrecipes.com/

As the author of several cookbooks, Hank Shaw has become a household name among hunters and locavores. “Duck, Duck, Goose; Recipes and Techniques for Cooking Ducks and Geese” is a title we’ve referenced previously through Taste of the Wild.  Outdoor News Taste of the Wild readers have valued the visual feast of photos by Holly A. Heyser and Shaw’s authentic approach to preparing game, which makes us excited about Shaw’s newest offering, titled  “Buck Buck Moose”.
 Visit Shaw’s James Beard award-winning food blog: “Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook” at www.honest-food.net

The James Beard Award-finalist cookbook, “Afield: A Chef’s Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish”, is the work of Chef Jesse Griffiths complimented by photos by Jody Horton. Griffiths is known for his appreciation of the land and his approach to hunting, which stresses a respect for the animal in its entirety and its environment. http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9781599621142

The Field to Table Cookbook Gardening, Foraging, Fishing and Hunting
Authored by Susan L. Ebert, Forward by Chef Jesse Griffiths brings 175 family-pleasing, nutritious, and accessible recipes to home cooks.. Field notes about wild game, fish, foraged foods, and home garden favorites complete the experience. http://www.rizzoliusa.com/book.php?isbn=9781599621326

 A Bird Hunter’s Tableby Sarah Davies-Tilt is about cooking, eating, and sharing friendship. It is also about gundogs, game birds, and getting outside to enjoy the land.  Davies-Tilt’s first cookbook includes over 130 recipes, collectively assembled by friends and family. In addition to the recipes, the book includes stories from the field and smattering of natural history. For more information www.birdhunterstable.com

Broosters Dakota Cuisine Cookbook featuring the graphic enhancements of Laurie Bertrand Photography offers a collection of recipes by South Dakota residents Kim and Bruce Campbell. Truly a cookbook about the celebration of outdoor hunting and cooking tradition, it includes tips to handle and prepare your pheasant harvest, as well as a variety of side dishes and desserts. To order your copy www.broostersdakotacousine.com


And we know that whether it’s a true culinary expert, the one who fires up the grill, or even the baker in your kitchen, the new Outdoor News logo apron is something they will use.  Available in black with the trademark Outdoor News logo in silver, you can order online at https://www.outdoornews.com/Online-Store/



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