Category Archives: Fowl

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…

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…

Duck Bites with Orange and Candied Ginger

These are a always a crowd pleasing appetizer. Duck Bites with Orange and Candied Ginger Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless duck breasts (about 4-5 breast) 1/4 cup low sodium soy…

Wild Duck Legs Braised with Olives

Stretch those ducky meals!  I’ve heard some people complaining about the lack of birds during the late season for waterfowl in New York state. Due to the warm weather, the big…

Goose Tenders

What to do with goose tenders?  Sometimes I just leave them with the whole breast, but they naturally want to separate off, even after smoking or when cooking.        …

“…And a Ruffed Grouse in a Pear tree”

Heading into Christmastime, we are in that in-between space when waterfowl is closed and deer season is over in much of New York State.  Yet, there are still small game, upland birds, and fish to…

Woodcock and Wild Rice Pilaf or Soup

This side dish or soup is part of our Thanksgiving feast every year.  It allows for more people to taste the little morsels of woodcock in a rich, earthy, side…

Duck or Goose Charcuterie Ham

Looking for something different to try with your duck or goose breast this year?  This technique makes a delicious addition to a holiday appetizer tray or charcuterie board.  Be sure…

Youth Waterfowl Hunt- Pan Seared Duck

Today was the first day of the youth waterfowl weekend.  Every year NYS DEC offers youth ages 12-15 an opportunity to hunt waterfowl before the regular season opens. It is…

Goose or Venison Pasties

These traditional meat pies from the UK and also the UP of Michigan are a tasty treat as the weather cools down.  You can make them with ground goose or…

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