Cooking Techniques

meat cooking over an open fire on a backcountry hunt.
How to Cook Meat in the Backcountry

For those days when a dehydrated meal just doesn’t hit the spot I’m as big…

A plucked wild turkey rests breasts-up on top of a hunter's backpack laying in the grass.
Why and How to Brine a Wild Turkey

Wild turkey can be juicy, tender, and absolutely delicious Wild turkey has been derided as…

All the wild game cooking essentials you need displayed on a tabletop
Wild Game Cooking: Essential Hardware

A complete list of all the gear you need to cook wild game at home…

The author, wearing a hunt to eat hoodie, cubes venison on a wooden cutting board in a kitchen next to an LEM grinder.
Level-Up Your Wild Game Cooking

As hunters, we know how important it is to treat your wild game with the…

A wild game stew served family-style in a Dutch oven
A Case for Family-Style Wild Game Meals

I love to make fancy, or at least fancy to me, wild game dishes. Wild…

Canned meat in a jar next to a fresh loaf of bread. Slices of bread with meat spread on top are in the foreground.
The Lost Art of Canning Wild Meat

It’s a late-autumn sound that’s greeted in our kitchen with fever-pitch anticipation and a mild…