Fireweed tea is a fermented, black tea like store-bought, only made from the leaves of fireweed, Chamaenerion angustifolium.
A band-tailed pigeon recipe that uses ingredients from where these game birds live. Acorn spatzle, a pigeon jus, pine nuts and various pickled fruits.
Another way to enjoy “oak nuts” is by making acorn grits. I love these in baked goods and soups.
Yes, you can eat duck tongues. Crispy fried duck tongues are one of the best bar snacks ever!
Black salsa. Sounds weird, but this sauce is addicting, and goes well on anything.
Goose soup, Nordic style… sorta. A clean, bright goose soup with Nordic ingredients, but made in the style of Vietnamese pho. It’s awesome.
To pluck or skin? It’s a question all bird hunters face. Most of a bird’s distinctive flavor is in its skin and fat, but plucking can be tricky. Here’s how to go about it.
This plate of food looks better than it tastes. It’s a work in progress. Here’s the process I go through to create new dishes.