How to Smoke Shad

If you don’t know how to debone a shad, and that’s not easy, smoked shad is the best way to…

Seafood Stock

Seafood stock, usually crab stock for me, is a mainstay in my kitchen during Dungeness crab season, which in California…

Basic Venison Sausage

This is a rich, country-style venison sausage recipe where the dominant spices are ground bay leaves and garlic. These are…

Venison Gumbo

This venison gumbo is dark, savory and rich, a classic Cajun gumbo with no tomato and a dark roux. It’s…

Pulled Duck

Pulled duck is very close to pulled pork, and can be done in several ways for different results. Here's how to make it at home. Works great with geese, too.

Salmon Risotto

A simple salmon risotto recipe with herbs and butter that works well with leftover salmon or trout, or scraps from the carcass. You could use canned or smoked salmon or trout.

Wild Boar Salami

This is a special wild boar salami I developed to celebrate a set of ingredients that all came from within…

Virginia Brunswick Stew

This is real-deal, old school Brunswick stew, with squirrels and other assorted meats. It is a dish with real history, and some controversy.

Duck Burgers

Duck or goose burgers are a great use for skinless meat. Here's how I make them, with caramelized onions, cheese and homemade mayo.

Wild Boar Sausage

I have an entire section of this website dedicated to wild game sausages, from wild hogs and other animals, but…

Duck Sliders

Sliders, little hamburgers, are all the rage now, and it’s easy to make duck sliders from ground duck or goose…

Rocky Mountain Elk Stew

An elk stew recipe with flavors of the Rocky Mountains: Green chile, beans, corn, mushrooms, wheat berries and herbs. Any sort of red meat will work in this recipe.