Recipes

Fried Redfish Sandwich
By Sophie May I love fish! If my bank account and/or my family allowed it, I would eat it every day. When my husband brought home a couple of bags of redfish filets a couple of months ago, I knew...
Salmon with Chimichurri
By John Motoviloff Sharp, pesto-like chimichurri works well with bold flavors. It's a nice change from the more familiar ways of cooking salmon. A friendly word of warning: chimichurri is highly addictive. You'll soon be spreading it on steak, chicken,...
Spring Salad With Venison & Roast Radishes
By Tristan Henry The coming of spring calls for a walk, and when green shoots or mushrooms emerge, I start feeling inspired to forage. It starts with halved radishes and spring mushrooms, roast cut-side down in butter & miso. They’re...
Teddy Roosevelt’s Historic Chili Recipe
By Gabby Zaldumbide and Paul McCarney Teddy Roosevelt is known for many things: creating our public lands system, removing Indigenous peoples from their homelands, and refusing to kill a black bear after killing thousands of other animals across the world,...
Red Wine Braised Shank
By Tristan Henry When it comes to the tough cuts, I have a real hard time not reaching for this recipe. Easy to prep and plate, this is the perfect meal for special gatherings or warming meal for a cold winter night at...
Grandpa's Minnesotan Fish Balls
By Mikayla Jorgenson When you're from Minnesota, you fish all year round. We bake, fry, grill, and boil our fish; my husband’s grandfather’s fish ball recipe is the most unique way we serve fish. It's one of our favorite things to...
Nashville Hot Pheasant Sandwich
By Sophie May Growing up and attending college in the South, Nashville Hot Sandwiches are a staple. Please enjoy my wild game take on this Southern dish.   Ingredients  4 skinless pheasant breasts Vegetable oil (enough for deep fryer or...
Pot-Roasted Doves
By Chad Waligura As far as I'm concerned, doves are one of the most under-appreciated delicacies when it comes to wild game fare. I grew up in Texas, but my mom is from Louisiana; as soon as I was old...
Suea Rong Hai: Crying Tiger Venison
By Kelly Zenkewich Growing up in Thailand had a big influence on my tastebuds. Hunting in Alberta impacted my hobbies as an adult. Experimenting with combining the two is how I mix my past and present. Suea rong hai, also known...
Perfect Roast Partridge
By Tristan Henry To elevate your upland bounty, all you have to do is give a pluck.The itinerant uplander knows just how much effort goes into the procurement of a partridge, particularly on public land, so why not make sure...
Sweet Red Chili Elk Stir Fry
By Gabby Zaldumbide Stir fry always seemed so intimidating to me. I'm not sure if it was just because I'm unfamiliar with cooking Asian cuisine, or if I was nervous that the meat would come out chewy and overdone like...
Mouflon Sheep Roast
By Tony Vinca Before we were hunting buddies, H2E ambassador Mo Seck and I served in the Army together. Upon our retirement, our friendship continued in the form of hunting partners. We traveled to Hawaii together to chase axis deer...
Lazy Sunday Biscuits & Gravy
By Gabby Zaldumbide When the February chill keeps you from venturing outdoors over the weekend, sometimes, the best thing to do is just stay home. When I find myself having a lazy Sunday, my favorite thing to do is make...
Elk and Fennel Stew with Lemon and Herby Fried Bread
By Laura Reese I have a new obsession with Preserved Lemon. It’s basically a raw lemon that’s been picked with salt and manages to be more intense and somehow more mild than a regular lemon. I find it to be...
Chop Shop Bear Shank
By Gabby Zaldumbide Growing up, beef tips made in the crockpot was a staple dinner in our home. My mom would wake up a little earlier for work, prep the meat and spices, and set the crockpot on "low" before...
Stewed Pronghorn Curry with Lemon Yogurt Sauce
By Annie Weisz Curry is one of those foods that can take on so many meanings. There are many different types of curries, mostly originating from Thailand and India. Curry isn’t technically a dish in India, but rather a term...
Rendered Bear Fat & Cracklings
By Ryan Cavanaugh I hope you are reading this recipe because you were a successful bear hunter! This particular bear in the photo that I’m using for the recipe lived its life mightily on the shores of Lake Superior in...
Good Fella Italian Squash Bake
By Gabby Zaldumbide If you're anything like me, you don't exactly feel excited to cook after staring into a computer screen abyss for eight hours. In an attempt to find a delicious, healthy, all-in-one dinner that doesn't take long to...
Hard Times, Good Friends, and Great Tamales
By Michael Cravens This last week, my wife, a nurse who cares for COVID patients more days than not, came home from work feeling a little under the weather. I had plans to leave on an archery hunt with some...
2020’s Top 10 Wild Game Recipes
By Gabby Zaldumbide Let's be honest: 2020 sucked. In fact, some of the best things to come out of the last 12 months was spending time in the outdoors, taking a mental break from the stress of the news cycle, and filling...
Lumberjack Elk Smash Burgers
By Gabby Zaldumbide If you love the crispy burger patties regularly shlepped out of your favorite fast food joint, this wild game burger recipe is for you. The burger patties you end up with taste best when stacked 2-3 patties...