Poultry Brine

Brining improves flavor, reduces toughness, and adds moisture. Most meats benefit – but lean, tough and dry meats (like game) benefit most of all. For wild birds brining opens up vast cooking options that otherwise would produce dry, tough meat.

Wild Turkey Bratwurst

This is a great generic bratwurst recipe, and wild turkey meat is a fine base for sausage. But like most recipes adapted from domestic to wild meat, fat can be a critical factor.