Poultry Stock

Of course this works best with wild birds like turkey, pheasant — or even a big mess of quail. Don’t just “breast ’em out” and toss the rest — all those bones and meat are the ticket to great stock!

Wild Mushroom Soup

Venison stock is the perfect base for this simple but fantastic traditional recipe. It originally called for 6 tablespoons of butter – but with the gelatin contained in a well made stock you can cut much of that fat out and still achieve a very Read More …

Braised Wild Turkey Breast

This coaxes even a tough old gobbler breast into something tender, moist and flavorful. A typical adult gobbler has about 4lbs of trimmed, boneless skinless breast meat. You can also use the thighs and the legs. Hover here for the “skinny” on fat… Game sausage Read More …

Braised Venison Shoulder

Think of this as “pulled venison”,­ a wonderful and simple way to show off one of the least respected cuts. It’s a guaranteed hit, even among folks that aren’t too sure about wild meat.

Refried Beans

Ok, ok. It’s beans, not wild meat. Hey, it uses venison stock. And it’s so good it’s a perfect side dish for many other recipes.

Equalizer Venison Lasagna

This uses an “Equalizer” technique I invented. Well, I’m probably not the first, but I’ve never seen or heard of it elsewhere. It’s a simple technique that should be easy to adapt for any long-cooking tomato based sauce.

Caesar Salad

The big secrets to a Caesar salad that pops are really good fresh romaine, anchovies, and properly emulsified dressing. The other ingredients are important too… but those three are where most people take shortcuts that impact the result.