Wild Game Recipes

wild turkey kebabs on a plate with a turkey fan
Wild Turkey Kebabs

Lean turkey breast benefits from being grilled in smaller chunks to cook evenly In most…

A partially plucked ring-necked pheasant
Game Meat Profile: Ring-necked Pheasant Nutrition, Cooking Tips, and Handling

A versatile meat, pheasant can be used in many different dishes The venerable ring-necked pheasant, the…

Smoked pheasant salad served on a toasted bun
Bleu Cheese and Bacon Barbecue Pheasant Salad Sandwich

Nothing says summer like BBQ, outdoor dining, and a delicious smoked pheasant salad atop a…

Prairie chicken breast meat tenderized by a meat tenderizer mallet
How to Tenderize Upland Game Birds

When, how, and why you might choose to tenderize the meat of your upland game…

A plate of pomodoro topped with medium-rare prairie chicken breast with fresh ingredients in the background
Prairie Chicken Pomodoro

Fresh ingredients with bright flavors pair well with the red meat of the greater prairie…

Raw meat from a greater prairie chicken on a plate
Game Meat Profile: Greater Prairie Chicken Nutrition, Cooking Tips, and Handling

Learn the basics of greater prairie chicken meat, the typical flavor profile, and techniques for…

a bowl of pheasant pho with chopsticks.
Easy Pheasant Pho

This quick adaptation of the classic Vietnamese soup uses a couple shortcuts to turn the…

Upland game meat and a knife ona cutting board to remove shot from meat
How to Avoid Serving Shot in Your Upland Bird Meals

Use these techniques when hunting, preparing, and cooking your upland game birds to avoid encountering…

Upland meat sticks on a table after dehydrating
Make Upland Bird Meat Sticks for an Easy, Wild Snack

Preserve your upland bird meat into these delicious, easy-to-carry snack strips or sticks. This recipe…

Wild turkey meat in a bowl.
Game Meat Profile: Wild Turkey, Nutrition, Cooking, and Handling

Learn the basics of wild turkey meat, the typical flavor profile, and techniques for cooking…

Slow cooked shredded rabbit in lettuce wraps on a plate
Braised Barbecue Cottontail Lettuce Wraps

Cooked low and slow, shredded rabbit meat makes an excellent filling for healthy lettuce wraps…

Mediterranean Rouladen platted with greens and olives
Mediterranean Rouladen with Grouse or Pheasant

Enjoy this lighter twist on a traditional German dish using upland bird meat and Mediterranean…

Quail poppers roasted in a cast iron skillet
Quail Jalapeño Poppers

Love dove poppers? Try this twist on the popular upland bird snack for your next…

Shepherd's Pie, Upland-Style in a cast iron skillet
Shepherd’s Pie, Upland Style

More aptly called Bird Dog’s Pie, this savory dish uses any upland bird meat Despite…

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How to Take Better Food Photos with Just Your Phone

Capture your wild game dishes in a way that honors the hunt, the game, and…

Individual game meat pies displayed on a themed table
How to Make Game Meat Pies – Three Classic Upland Recipes

Say bye-bye, Miss American Pie, and try these three recipes for hearty, savory, meaty upland game…

Three pulled-pheasant tacos on a colorful plate
Pheasant Thigh Tacos With Mango Salsa

Upland game bird thighs make perfect shredded taco meat when slow-cooked and braised Bird thighs…

Rooster pheasants aging in front of license plates in the background
How and Why You Should Age Your Upland Birds

Aging upland birds tenderizes the meat and concentrates the flavor, taking your wild game cooking…

Mesquite barbecued pheasant on a cutting board
Kansas Mesquite Barbecued Pheasant

True barbecue is done low and slow. Try this smoked pheasant recipe to elevate your…

Game bird pieces on a cutting board ready for cooking
How to Butcher an Upland Game Bird

How, when, and why to break down upland game birds for cooking, along with instructions…

Turkey Tikka Masala plated with basmati rice
Wild Turkey Tikka Masala

Tackle turkey legs with a long marinade and a low-and-slow simmer to get a tender,…