Category: Appetizer

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…

2014 Hood Canal BBQ Oyster Championship

We have been having this BBQ Oyster Championship with the Hester’s for a while.  This year, we invited them to have the competition in Hoods Canal, Washington where the best oysters in the world reside.  They have never been there before, so they accepted the…

Pretzel Rolls stuffed with Cheese, Jalapeno, and bacon.

My friend Jason sent this recipe to me for the Super Bowl via Facebook, my wife saw it and said I had to make them or sleep on the couch.  Thank you Jason, I really do not appreciate the art of baking.  I also…

Pheasant Appetizer for Tanner

I have not blogged about Tanner, because quite frankly I tear up to much to see the computer.  She passed away last fall, she was 17 years old and amazingly she died in her sleep which she probably did in efforts to keep me…

2013 Grand Oyster BBQ Championship

Ladies and Gentlemen welcome to the 2013 Grand Oyster BBQ Championship held in Seaside, Oregon.  While fishing for Sturgeon, actually while watching Ben fishing for Sturgeon each contestant was allowed to phone in their ingredients to a hot supply line for the evening Oyster…

Tuna Tartare with roasted chili oil and hot peppers

I travel to the bay area of California a lot, and one of my favorite dishes that I look forward to is Michael Mina’s Tuna Tartare.  It is amazing, so after having it for my 545th time last week, I watched them prepare it…