• meat jars
    August 27, 2015

    Fall Hunting Season is Soon- What to do ...

    Do you still have meat from last year’s hunting season in the freezer?  Can it!  Venison and other canned meat becomes very tender during the...
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    June 15, 2015

    June Strawberry Balsamic Dressing and a ...

    June is the time of year to get fresh, locally grown strawberries in New York State.  They are so delicious and sweet, especially after a long, cold ...
  • turkey Indian curry
    May 20, 2015

    Spring Turkey Tikka Masala

    We are almost half way through the spring turkey season in NYS.  It’s also the time of year that fresh cilantro is springing up in gardens and ...
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    April 24, 2015

    BBQ Bullheads and Spring Fishing

    Early spring is the best time to catch bullheads, when the peepers start peeping and the ice is just out. The cold water makes for tastier, firmer ...
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    March 5, 2015

    Bone Broth to Venison Minestrone

    Bone broth is quite trendy now as the highly nutritious food that it always has been (think chicken soup for a cold).  Making broth from bones provid...
meat jars

Fall Hunting Season is Soon- What to do with the meat still in your freezer?

Do you still have meat from last year’s hunting season in the freezer?  Can it!  Venison and other canned meat becomes very tender during the canning process and makes for quick…

spring strawberry balsamic vinaigrette

June Strawberry Balsamic Dressing and a Freezer Grab

June is the time of year to get fresh, locally grown strawberries in New York State.  They are so delicious and sweet, especially after a long, cold winter.  Spring greens…

turkey Indian curry

Spring Turkey Tikka Masala

We are almost half way through the spring turkey season in NYS.  It’s also the time of year that fresh cilantro is springing up in gardens and hoop-house tomatoes are…

image from NYSDEC

BBQ Bullheads and Spring Fishing

Early spring is the best time to catch bullheads, when the peepers start peeping and the ice is just out. The cold water makes for tastier, firmer fleshed fish dinners.  Bullheads are fun…

IMG_3229

Bone Broth to Venison Minestrone

Bone broth is quite trendy now as the highly nutritious food that it always has been (think chicken soup for a cold).  Making broth from bones provides collagen, protein, and…

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“You Keep Cooking that Game, Girl”

I had the amazing opportunity to meet Leah Chase, The Queen of Creole Cuisine and Disney’s inspiration for the Princess and the Frog movie.  We were talking about food, of course,…

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Bacon Quacker Bites

These tasty morsels are a perfect appetizer and a quick way to cook up duck or goose breasts. Ingredients: 1 lb duck or goose breast meat (boneless and skinless) 1/2…

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Go Wild for the Super Bowl

Got some pheasant in your freezer?  Then you can make a wilder version of the Buffalo Chicken Dip that is infamous at many a Super Bowl Party!  This recipe was…

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Locavore Preferences for Wild Fish and Game: Implications for Wildlife-based Recreation in New York State

We’re not just about recipes!  Last spring, as part of a research project, we surveyed nearly 500 people in the Finger Lakes region who were identified as “locavores”, people who…

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Chef Brud Holland’s Holiday Goose

  This elegant dish is actually pretty straight forward to make. Ingredients: breast meat from 1 goose, boneless and skinless 1 Tbsp kosher salt 1 Tbsp sugar, plus 2-3 Tbsp…