Category: Elk

Skirt Elk Steak Tacos with Roasted Tomato Serrano Salsa

My lovely wife loves Mexican food, especially tacos.  She is a connoisseur of tacos to say the least.  If you are ever traveling and want to know where go eat them on the West coast or in Mexico, call her she will give you…

Elk Shepherd Pie for St. Paddy

Hello everyone, sorry this took until late April to post.  But for all you Irish brothers and sisters out there, this one is for you.  St. Paddy’s day is a special day for us Nanna’s.  I have a tradition that I have been doing…

Lasagna with Elk and Goat Cheese Ricotta

I have been working on this Italian classic for nearly a decade, each time making it better and better with new little twist and turns that takes me this.  I am honored to say it was collaborate effort of not only people like Ken…

The Silver Fox Italian Red Sauce

I think all of us have had a red sauce either on pasta or lasagna that people who either made it for you or took you the resteraunt says it’s the best sauce or gravy ever.  Trust me, my last name is Nanna and…

Elk Stew for Eric

I get a lot of request via email or phone calls asking if I have a recipe for this or for that.  Eric contacted me for a recipe on Elk Stew and I said I would do it the next day.  Stew can be…

Elk Burgers with blue cheese and peperoncinis

I am always looking for the next burger recipe.  In America, the reigning champion of all ordered main staples meals is the Ole Mighty Hamburger rivaling the second place Pizza. A friend of mine, Steve Nelson gave me his recipe that he swears by…

Elk backstrap “Chicken Fried” steak with an farm egg

One of my favorite breakfasts in the world is a fried Elk backstrap with a fresh farm egg on top of it.  It makes my Sunday morning and reminds me of why I hunt elk as hard as I do.  This is easy, and…

Martinis and Meatloaf

When I was growing up, I hated meatloaf.  Just the thought of it made me run the other direction.  When I am at a really nice restaurant I usually cruise over the menu and say “Bring me what your famous for”.  I believe it is…

Shaniko Smoked Elk Burgers

  We had a group of hunters visit us for some good ole fashion pheasant and chucker hunting and of course I had to make a big lunch for 12 dudes.  So I thought about doing smoked elk burgers and one of my friends has…

Marinaded Elk Sirloin Stir Fry

The other day I pulled what I thought to be elk hamburger out of the freezer, when I got home that evening I grabbed the now thawed hamburger.  To my surprise, it was not elk hamburger but elk sirloin.  This threw me for a…