Tater Tot Hotdish

A classic Minnesota tater tot hotdish with options to make the mushroom soup from scratch. This is a venison hotdish, but any meat works.

Wild Rice Salad

A fresh and bright wild rice salad recipe that mimics Crisp and Green's "wild child" salad. I use grouse, wild rice and dried wild berries.

Venison Liver and Onions

Venison liver and onions is a bedrock deer liver recipe you will want to learn. I normally don't like liver, so this recipe is for skeptics like me. I genuinely loved this dish.

Oyster Stew

A recipe for Southern oyster stew, a simple, brothy, creamy soup that highlights fresh oysters. It's a tradition in the South and, surprisingly, the Midwest.

Cranberry Sausage Stuffing

A simple recipe for cranberry sausage stuffing with lots of variations depending on what you have on hand. Sausage, stale bread, nuts and dried berries are the stars.

chanterelle sauce

A recipe for a summery chanterelle sauce that works well with fish, poultry, pasta or bread. Chanterelles, cream, corn and roasted garlic.

Lobster Salad

A light, summery lobster salad recipe that doesn't use mayo. This is a Mediterranean style salad with cucumber, tomato and sweet peppers.

Fish Sausage

A fish sausage recipe that isn't fishy and tastes great grilled or seared. Homemade fish sausage isn't hard to make and will work with most fish.

Louisiana Gar Balls

Louisiana gar balls is a simple, tasty recipe that works with most fish, not just gar.

eating freshwater drum

Freshwater drum, also called gaspergou, are unloved, but good to eat. Here are tips on how to cook them, along with a host of recipe ideas.

Brisket Tacos

Brisket tacos are a Texas tradition that extends into Northern Mexico. Chopped, smoked brisket on a flour tortilla with all the fixins.

Poached Fish

A simple poached fish recipe along with tips and tricks to mastering the technique of poaching fish in wine, broth or other liquids.