Category: Appetizer

Chucker Stuffed Poppers

Every year we take a little trip to Eastern Oregon to do some bird hunting at Highland Hills. A fantastic Orvis Endorsed hunting lodge that has spectacular upland game hunting, a beautiful lodge and stunning scenery that makes us come back every year. When…

Hunting Chef goes Hollywood

Hunting Chef Smoked Salmon

My father loved smoked salmon, and it was because of that love that I worked hard over the past twenty years to make it better and better until I finally broke the code about a year before he passed away.  This learning curve was tested on 200 lbs….

Teriyaki Pineapple Stuffed Elk Meatballs

Have you ever went to the freezer and just took some elk burger out and put it on the counter to dethaw and thought to yourself “I will figure out what to do with it in the morning.”  I say this to myself all…

A Beet Salad that will Beat your A$$

About a year ago some friends and I were having dinner at a place in Cabo, and my wife and friend Ryan Jaffe ordered a beet salad.  My first response was “Yuck”. He replied “What?  I love beet salads.” I looked at him for…

Sweet and Sour Spicy Melon Balls

I know what you are thinking….what in the heck is the Hunting Chef doing writing about melon balls?  That is like Batman playing badminton in the wind with Pee Wee Herman.  I get it, it does sound a little odd.  Please bear with me…

BBQ Oysters with Chimi Mayo and Manchego Cheese

If you follow this blog, you will know there is a lot of BBQ oyster throw downs conducted in my world and on this blog.  I have searched the world over, and have conducted hours upon hours of research in the library, as well…

Jason’s Hood Canal BBQ Shrimp Cocktail

As you all already know, I love the Hood Canal.  I love it not only for its grand beauty and great people, but the product the area produces with the best oysters, crab, and shrimp I have ever had.  The water is so clear,…

Sweet Heat Peach Salsa

We have a friend that we have known for almost 15 years, Dawn Morse.  She was telling me that she was going to go pick peaches this past weekend.  I said to myself “Self, that sounds pretty interesting and fun.  What can I do…

Grilled Asparagus & Onions with Balsamic Vinegar and Oregon Blue Cheese

I do not do a lot of Vegetable side dishes on my site, probably because I focus on the main and the side dishes are just a part of the program.  However, this one is very good and involves a Green Egg and BBQ…