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.
doves and pigeons
Old school Southern tomato gravy served with country fried dove breasts. ‘Nuff said.
A damn good barbecue sauce featuring the fruit of the prickly pear, also called a tuna.
Barbecued doves are awesome: smoky, slow and low. I use a Korean BBQ sauce here, but any sauce will do.
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.
Dove breasts, marinated in Moroccan spices, stuffed in a date, wrapped in bacon and grilled. What’s not to love?
What goes together in life goes together on the plate. Fried dove breasts served with a pilaf of wheat, corn and edamame soy beans – things doves eat.
Traditional New Mexico green chile enchiladas filled with dove meat. Easy, really good – and you can sub in any meat if you want.