How many waterfowlers, bird hunters in general, do you know that just “breast them out”? Maybe you are one of them, I was too. Well, this recipe for Waterfowler's "HLT" Sliders will definitely change your mind! What does "HLT" stand for? Duck Hearts, Livers, and Tenders. The heart adds more meat to the slider and the liver is the binder that holds it together. More birds? Adjust accordingly. Mixed Bag? Feel free to mix ducks and geese together.
Katsu is a staple of Japanese bento box lunches and is best described as a Japanese version of German schnitzel. Katsu means “cutlet” in Japanese. While chicken is the most commonly used protein, you can pretty much coat and fry any kind of meat in Panko breadcrumbs, including wild game and fish. This Sharp-tailed Grouse Katsu with Japanese Kinpira, is served with a salty and sweet burdock root salad.
Forget the take-out and whip up a batch of these Squirrel Egg Rolls with Wild Grape Sweet & Sour Sauce at home! The start of squirrel season also usually lines up with flushes of all kinds of wild mushrooms in the Midwest. This recipe uses wild foraged Hen of the Woods and home fermented kraut.