Many hunters throw the legs and thighs out with the garbage after they breast their wild turkeys. Now don’t get me wrong not all hunters do this but I would say more than 50% do. I was talking to a good friend who is a big time turkey hunter in the south and he said “I was raised being told there Isn’t enough meat on … Continue reading Wild Turkey Leg & Thigh Barbacoa
With the holiday in full swing lets take a look at a simple recipe that can be created using any wild of domestic turkey. This recipe came to me when I was asked by a magazine if I could create “Thanksgiving in a single bite”. At first I was trying to think what this meant, I mean I could add all the flavors of Thanksgiving … Continue reading Stuffed Turkey Breast with Apple & Sausage Stuffing
Yesterday was National Beer day and what better way to celebrate than with some good old pub grub. This recipe pairs perfectly with any red wild game meat you have. I’ve cooked this recipe with Venison, elk, bear and wild sheep. The slow cooker breaks down the meat and it becomes tender and juicy. Also for those of you worried about the beer that goes … Continue reading Drunken Wild Game Fries & Guinness Gravy
Smoked Venison Burger From Field To Plate Ingredients: 2 pounds Venison (can use Elk, moose, antelope) 8 cloves garlic, minced 8 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoons cracked pepper 2 tablespoons onion powder 4 tablespoons paprika 3 tablespoons Olive or Avocado Oil 2 teaspoons seal salt 4 tablespoons Weber Seasoning, Roasted Garlic and Herb, 7.75 Ounce Directions: Start out by … Continue reading Smoked Venison Burgers
With dove season upon us lets look at a simple recipe that take us beyond the typical bacon wrapped appetizers. Don’t misunderstand me there is nothing wrong with Bacon wrapped dove breast, this recipe just elevates the simple appetizer dove breast into a table worthy meal. Many people don’t think about plucking doves because they are so small and the only real meat is on the breast. Plucking dove only … Continue reading Blood Orange & Herb Stuffed Dove
As hunters, many of us thrive to get off the beaten path. We long to beat bush and hike deeper and farther away from the outside world, longing to find nature at her purest. This longing for adventure comes at a cost, mainly good food. We want to pack as light as possible, so we tend to pack in dehydrated meals, beans, rice and beef … Continue reading Camp Fire Stew
Jerky is one of the easiest ways to preserve your wild game meat. Not only is jerky a delicious healthy snack for when you’re on the go, it’s also a wonderful source of protein while out in the field. Check out my favorite Weston dehydrator So let’s begin and figuring out three things that will come into play for your jerky. 1: What cuts of … Continue reading Let’s talk jerky!