Duck · Recipes

Perfect Fall Recipe: Apple Teal (Duck)

Perfect appetizer! I have convinced 3 more doubters that duck is good...no, very good! My husband hasn't been much of a duck hunter since I've known him. A family friend convinced him to go hunting last Thursday. I nicely begged-demanded (if that's possible) that he bring me home a duck because I had a recipe that… Continue reading Perfect Fall Recipe: Apple Teal (Duck)

Cooking with Wild Game · Recipes

Easy Homemade Croutons: More Than Just Salad Toppers

Croutons can make cooking easier not to mention tastier. I use them in many of my wild game dishes. I love them with all kinds of wild game and domestic meats. Homemade croutons are amazing in my pheasant cordon blue and in my luxurious venison meatloaf recipes. You can use the store bought kind, but… Continue reading Easy Homemade Croutons: More Than Just Salad Toppers

Recipes · Side dishes · Venison

# 9 of Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Cooking Wild Game: Plus 2 Easy Recipes

No. 9 Earthy flavors compliment wild game. When I am creating a new recipe I think about the flavors the game will typically have, kind of like wine tasting or aged cheeses will have undertones, so does wild game. I love to pair wild boar with thyme. When I have an older cut of venison… Continue reading # 9 of Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Cooking Wild Game: Plus 2 Easy Recipes

Recipes · Venison

First Time Hunter: Bags the Big-Little

I did it. I am a Hunter. This blog is for all the women whose husband's hunt (guys show this to your gals). This post is for anyone who wonders what it's like to hunt. This story is for the new hunter so they can know what to expect. I will post later this week… Continue reading First Time Hunter: Bags the Big-Little

Pheasant · Recipes

# 6 of10 Things Everyone Should Know About Cooking Wild Game

No. 6 All recipes are not created alike Many people will assume they can take a pheasant recipe and exchange it for a duck or goose recipe and expect it to taste good or worse, chicken! Pheasant and ducks are very different. Although they are both birds they have very different lifestyles. One migrates the… Continue reading # 6 of10 Things Everyone Should Know About Cooking Wild Game

Cooking with Wild Game · Life lessons

New Cooking Segment Host with Minnesota Bound

I am excited to share a new and exciting opportunity for me! I will be cooking on the Minnesota bound TV show as their new cooking segment host. We filmed 5 episodes last week and they will start airing in September. I will be posting the recipes on my Blog at http://www.wild-chow.com and they will… Continue reading New Cooking Segment Host with Minnesota Bound

Cooking with Wild Game · Minnesota Bound Recipes · Recipes

Secrets of Cooking with Wild Game: Water Fowl

I find it kind of humorous that word fowl is also a word used to describe something bad.  An example would be, "oh my, that skunk smells foul!" Unfortunately, most hunters I come across that hunt ducks and geese share their disastrous cooking stories of "foul" fowl with me. I must admit I don't get… Continue reading Secrets of Cooking with Wild Game: Water Fowl

Cooking with Wild Game · Minnesota Bound Recipes · Recipes

Good-bye Pheasant, Hello Fish! Blueberry Pheasant Pie

I’m pulling the last pheasant out of the freezer today. One of the odd signs that spring is here is the depleting meat supply in my freezer. Because Hunting occurs in the fall, wild game takes up half the freezer.  The 4H kids winning cattle entry- meat makes up the other half after the local… Continue reading Good-bye Pheasant, Hello Fish! Blueberry Pheasant Pie