Taste Of The Wild

The 'Ultimate' Woods and Water Gumbo

Tip Corner: Pull out the Dutch oven! You’ll be incorporating your duck, walleye, and smoked game sausage into a satisfying dish with this week’s recipe. This recipe recommends using a cast iron skillet for some of the preparation. If you’ve never considered this versatile form of cookware, check out this site for some tips. Ingredients: 2 boneless duck breasts, fat…

Venison Taco Dip

Planning a party? Whether you’re watching the big game or just spending time with friends reliving your successful big game hunt, this Venison Taco Dip is one dish that elevates the typical tailgate fare.

Easy Oven Salami Recipe

Salami. One of life’s little pleasures and the way I make it, it’s just another fresh sausage. No curing, no messing with hanging it for weeks. No science experiments. The only fussy thing is both venison and fat should be ground first with the coarse plate, then the fine plate of your grinder. In summer, I cook my salami outdoors,…

Tarter Sauce

1 cup mayonnaise 2 medium lemons, juiced (about ¼ cup) 2 tablespoons grain mustard ¼ cup finely diced red onion 2 teaspoon Worcestershire ¼ cup finely diced cornichon 2 teaspoon capers, drained and chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 1 teaspoon black pepper Kosher salt to taste Prepare and combine all ingredients in a glass bowl. Cover and refrigerate…

Crispy Tempura-Battered Walleye

Ingredients for Crispy Tempura Walleye 3-4 pounds walleye filets, cut into two-inch chunks 1 cup rice or all-purpose flour 1 ¼ cup seltzer water 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon sugar 1 egg yolk 2 egg whites whipped to medium stiffness Oil for frying (vegetable, canola or peanut) Note: Make sure to keep seltzer water ice-cold, and have…

Blue Cornmeal Beer-Battered Walleye

3-4 pounds walleye fillets (or any white fish), cut into two-inch chunks 2 cups coarse blue cornmeal 1 cup all-purpose or rice flour 1 beer (16 ounces) of your choice; use water as substitute 2 tablespoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon paprika (optional) 1 teaspoon cumin (optional) 1 teaspoon cayenne (optional) 1 teaspoon ground fennel (optional) Oil  (vegetable, canola or peanut)…