Recipes

Fried Mormon crickets on a blue plate served with lime.
Mormon Cricket Chapulines

A simple recipe turns Mormon crickets into a tasty treat The Hills are Alive with…

A golden brown venison pot pie in a cast iron on a stovetop.
Venison Pot Pie with Wild Mushrooms

A delicious way to cook up venison stew meat topped with pastry There is nothing…

Rare venison tenderloin rests on a wooden cutting board. It is smothered in sage pesto.
Venison Tenderloin with Fresh Sage Pesto

A delicious way to enjoy both a tenderloin and fresh, fragrant herbs Nothing seals the…

coq sauvage au vin on a blue plate over buttered egg noodles.
Coq Sauvage au Vin

A wild sage grouse twist on a classic French dish It’s a privilege and a…

Grilled whole chukar with chimichurri and zucchini on a white platter.
Grilled Chukar with Fresh Chimichurri

Hot bird summer is here I count myself lucky when in June or July I…

Stinging nettle pesto sits in a red dish with crusty bread to its left.
Stinging Nettle and Pumpkin Seed Pesto

A flavorful blend of summer forage and fall bounties For those of you like me…

Buttery pike fillets are served on a wooden cutting board with fresh lemon, fried cattail shoots, and melted garlic butter.
Pike: The Poor Man’s Lobster with Fried Cattails

A delicious way to cook up northern pike, a commonly released fish They’re sometimes called…

A hearty pickled apple and smoked wild turkey breast grilled cheese sandwich rests on a green plate.
Smoked Wild Turkey and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A wild take on a turkey melt that is bound to change your life Spring…

A wild turkey salad sandwich sits on a leafy napkin on a yellow plate.
Smoked Wild Turkey Salad Sandwich

There’s not a river lunch better than turkey salad sandwiches There isn’t a better turkey…

Smoked wild turkey breast rests on a wooden cutting board. A chef's knife is to the right and a copper pot is in the upper left corner.
Smoked Wild Turkey Breast

This recipe is the building block of SO much wild food freedom. Just becareful with…

Venison kielbasa links smoking on the grill.
Venison Kielbasa Recipe

A homemade, wild game version of a classic Easter and summertime dish Once you get…

Ten quail egg rolls arranged around the dipping sauce in the center.
Southwestern Quail Egg Rolls Recipe

Spice up dinner time with a wild game recreation of a Chili’s favorite recipe My…

Someone holding two morel mushrooms in their hand.
Wild Morel Mushroom Scramble Recipe

Fresh morel mushrooms browned in butter and served with eggs for breakfast Scrambled eggs that…

pork dumplings platted with dipping sauce
Pork Dumplings Recipe – Wild Boar or Venison Alternatives

Wild boar can make a great flavor for pork dumplings Dumplings are the best! They’re…

A fried redfish sandwich with coleslaw and pickles on a bun.
Lent-Friendly Fried Redfish Sandwich

A tasty way to dish up your redfish catch of the day I love fish!…

Salmon being prepped with lemon that will be slathered with chimichurri.
Chimichurri with Fresh Salmon or Trout

A classic salmon fillet featuring a bright, fresh chimichurri sauce Sharp, pesto-like chimichurri works well…

Venison scat photoshopped into a steel pot of chili.
Teddy Roosevelt’s Historic Chili Recipe

A venison chili recipe with a historic twist Teddy Roosevelt is known for many things.…

Venison with Spring Salad and Roast Radishes

A drool-worthy seared venison backstrap recipe featuring fresh garden veggies The coming of spring calls…

Red Wine Braised Venison Shank

Delicious and tender venison shank meat cooked in a red wine sauce When it comes…

Fish Balls

One Minnesotan grandpa’s go-to fish ball recipe When you’re from Minnesota, you fish all year…

Pot-Roasted Doves

A simple dove recipe that’s great for a weeknight dinner As far as I’m concerned,…