Wild Game Recipes

Maple-Smoked Pheasant

Demystify the perfect smoked game bird with this easy recipe for smoked whole pheasant I think, for a lot of food lovers, there is a mysticism surrounding smoked meats. It could...

Roasted Pheasant with Gravy and Cornbread Stuffing

Make your Thanksgiving dinner a wild game feast with this recipe for roasted wild pheasant Several years ago, I shot my first wild turkey a couple days ahead of Thanksgiving and...

Upland Stuffed Acorn Squash

This versatile recipe combines upland birds with the best of winter ingredients Aside from cold and flu season, I am a big fan of everything winter; this includes its squash and...

Squirrel Cacciatore

Got squirrel? This comfort food recipe will make squirrel meat approachable for anyone hesitant to give it a try. Our family doesn’t have a long list of recipes passed down from...

Apple Cider Pheasant Jerky

This fall treat is no trick when it comes to preserving wild bird meat and enjoying it while on the go. In terms of the ratio between prep time and pure enjoyment once you take a...

Pumpkin Sage Pheasant Pasta

Embrace the season with this crowd-pleasing wild game recipe that pairs pheasant with pumpkin and other fall flavors. I’m not a pumpkin spice guy. The furthest I’ve gone is...

Removing Freezer Burn from Your Upland Birds

Tips for Saving Game Meat and Avoiding Waste in the Kitchen What is the best way to avoid freezer burn? Simple—avoid it in the first place, right? Freezer burn occurs when...

Plucking Game Birds, Technique, Time, and Merits

projectupland.com On The Go · On the Merits of Plucking Game Birds To pluck or not to pluck? Learn how to decide when a bird is worth the extra effort Let’s start with the...

Pheasant Schnitzel with Lemon Beurre Blanc Caper Sauce

Celebrate Oktoberfest with this wild game take on a German and Austrian staple food The bad news: 2020 Oktoberfest in Germany is cancelled. The good news: Oktoberfest is never...

Brining Game Birds for Grilling

Want to learn how to properly brine those game birds for more moist meat? Between the spring and the early fall this year, our family has put a lot of chukar in the freezer while...