• webinar-link
    November 21, 2016

    Wild Harvest Table bundled into a 37 min...

    I had the opportunity to talk with Celeste Carmichael as part of Cornell’s Campus County Connection series to share the history of the Wild Ha...
  • venison-loin-butcher-diagram
    November 20, 2016

    The Prize! Venison Loin (Backstrap)- b...

    The loin or backstrap is that super tender strip of meat nestled along the spin.  It is tender and delicious without much fuss. This recipe can be ma...
  • plated-venison-veal-vermouth
    October 21, 2016

    Venison in a Mushroom Vermouth Sauce

    This recipe is a twist on Veal or Chicken Marsala often served at upscale Italian restaurants.  I did not have any Marsala wine on hand when I made ...
  • youth-waterfowl-hunt-with-mentor
    October 2, 2016

    Pan-Seared Duck with Potatoes, Apples, a...

    This weekend was the youth waterfowl hunt in New York State.  Youth were given the opportunity to hunt ducks and geese with an adult mentor in advan...
  • Luis Meléndez (1716–1780), Still Life with Apples, Grapes, Melons, Bread, Jug and Bottle
    September 15, 2016

    Slow Cooked September Goose

    The September goose season plays an important role in managing local Canada goose populations. New York State DEC set the daily bag limit this year a...
webinar-link

Wild Harvest Table bundled into a 37 minute Webinar

I had the opportunity to talk with Celeste Carmichael as part of Cornell’s Campus County Connection series to share the history of the Wild Harvest Table program through a webinar. We explore how…

venison-loin-butcher-diagram

The Prize! Venison Loin (Backstrap)- butterflied, stuffed, and barded with bacon…

The loin or backstrap is that super tender strip of meat nestled along the spin.  It is tender and delicious without much fuss. This recipe can be made with whatever…

plated-venison-veal-vermouth

Venison in a Mushroom Vermouth Sauce

This recipe is a twist on Veal or Chicken Marsala often served at upscale Italian restaurants.  I did not have any Marsala wine on hand when I made it, and found…

youth-waterfowl-hunt-with-mentor

Pan-Seared Duck with Potatoes, Apples, and Bacon for Youth Waterfowl Hunt

This weekend was the youth waterfowl hunt in New York State.  Youth were given the opportunity to hunt ducks and geese with an adult mentor in advance of the general waterfowl…

Luis Meléndez (1716–1780), Still Life with Apples, Grapes, Melons, Bread, Jug and Bottle

Slow Cooked September Goose

The September goose season plays an important role in managing local Canada goose populations. New York State DEC set the daily bag limit this year at fifteen birds a day, as…

lg mouth salsa

Large Mouth Corn and Tomato Salsa

This is a great recipe for late summer when tomatoes and corn are at their peak of ripeness and the bass are biting!  You can make it as an appetizer…

lg mouth bass

Processing a Large Mouth Bass, plus fish stock

Large mouth bass are a good eating fish and can be found in many clean waterways, including this nice catch from Cayuga Lake.   Make an initial cut behind the gills. I then…

whole smoked lake salmon

Whole Smoked Land-locked Salmon

This is a great way to prepare a smaller size land-locked salmon or brown trout.  If you smoke it whole, it is much easier to get all off the cooked…

brook trout, removing head

Cleaning a Whole Trout

1. Using a sharp fillet knife, remove the head by cutting at a slight angle from behind the gills towards the base of the head. The head can also be…

Rainbow_Trout

Honeyed Trout

It is spring and time to think about fishing!  Trout season starts April 1st in most of New York State and the peepers are in full chorus at night, telling us the bullhead fishing…

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