Hank Shaw's latest cookbook, this book covers all sorts of birds, from pheasant and wild turkey to quail, doves, grouse of all species, partridges, woodcock and even lesser-known birds such as snipe and rails. It also has an extensive section on small game animals such as rabbits, hares, and squirrels.
Not a hunter? This book covers the domesticated cousins of these game animals throughout.
Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail is lushly illustrated, with nearly 200 full-color photos as well as line drawings throughout, and contains more than 125 recipes ranging from basics such as Roast Pheasant and Buttermilk Fried Rabbit to international classics like Tuscan Hare Ragu and General Tso’s Pheasant to unique dishes such as Roast Woodcock Michigan. It also features an array of small game charcuterie, from fresh sausages to confit and terrines.
You’ll also find detailed information on how best to treat these various species in the kitchen, how to select them in the market, as well as how to pluck, clean and hang wild birds.