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…

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…

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…

“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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Venison Liverwurst

Next time you have the opportunity to field dress a deer, consider saving the liver to make liverwurst!  It tastes great on a whole grain cracker with a bit of…

Duck Liver Pâté

Next time you harvest a duck or goose, consider saving the liver for pâté, especially if it is a nice, fat bird– think foie gras!  If you generally only breast…

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