Category: Kitchen Cooking

Wild boar Sausage, Tomatoes, Purple Cauliflower, Garlic and Orecchiette Pasta

This is a simple Italian dish, that is relatively easy to make. It is light, but packs a good punch full of flavors.  It is a great dish when you have a beautiful bounty from the summer garden and some sausage in the freezer…

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…

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…

Corned Beef and Cabbage-Sous Vide Style

This could possibly be my fathers last St Paddy’s day on this planet.  At least if you asked him he would definitely tell you that.  He is 80 years old, and growing more ill but he managed to put it together to come out…

Sous Vide Lamb Chops with Rosemary and Garlic

Okay folks, time to up the game at Hunting Chef.  I have been working with the sous vide technique for a couple of years.  What is Sous Vide?   It is a method of cooking in which food is sealed in a vacuum-sealed plastic pouch…

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

I get asked to do this for people quite often, especially my parents and good friends. So when my buddy Phil asked me to do this I said “Sure, but you are taking the photos.”  He agreed and off we went.  I think everytime…

Big Yellow Squash Lasagna

How many times have you left for a few days, only to return to your garden and find a huge ass yellow squash?  This happens to me all the time.  I got to talking to an old timer friend of mine and he was…

Pasta Carbonara with Wild Boar and Italian White Truffle

I love this classic Italian dish.  I was trying to get my oldest daughter Megan to research this for me when she was in Italy for 6 months.  It is simple, and taste even better the next day.  I know this because I go…

Homemade Pheasant and Cheese Ravioli with Tomato Basil Cream Sauce

I am going to be the first to tell you that you can substitute chicken for pheasant with this dish.  You can also use chucker, and or quail.  The tomato basil sauce comes from a little Italian joint in South Shore Lake Tahoe called…

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…