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Bear Teriyaki

I recently was given a big ol’ black bear leg to prep for a wild game dinner.  I have eaten bear before, but this was my first experience being able…

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 spine.  It is tender and delicious without much fuss. This recipe can be made with whatever…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Hunter’s Pie Baked Potatoes, a twist on Shepard’s Pie

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, this is a fun twist on Shepard’s Pie.  They can be made ahead of time if you are feeding a crowd. Hunter’s Pie Baked…

Variation on Venison Chili

I was told I had to post this because the beans and the cilantro give it a unique, fresh taste, balancing a bit of sweet with spice.  Plus, it is super…

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…

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