Category: Wild Game

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…

Elk Taco Casserole

This recipe is for those of you that rush home and have to put something on the table fast and easy.  It actually is very good and hard to stop eating once you put your fork in it.  For all you hunters out there…

Cucumber cups with Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese

I was supposed to go to some friends house this evening for a Christmas party.  As I cooked appetizers during the day I began to get very tired.  I took a nap for two hours, and as I woke I knew I was coming…

Antelope tenderloin with Rosemary Balsamic Reduction

You probably remember a few months ago when I harvested my antelope at my friends ranch in Thermopolis, Wyoming. The Tick Tock Buck Well now it is time to put it on the plate.  I thought a nice rosemary balsamic reduction would be nice…

Elk Lasagna-The Classic

Sometimes you just have to have a classic dish that you can go too in your recipe collection in a flash.  Something that is fast, but darn good and definitely a step above what everyone else makes.  So my people of the hunting chef…

Hunting the American Bison

A couple of times I have hunted the respected big plains animal, The American Bison.  The main reason that I hunt them is because we enjoy eating the meat.  In my families opinion, it taste better and is better for you than beef.  It…

Big Wayne and his Famous Water Bathed Brisket

This is my buddy Wayne. Wayne is about 6’5″ and two inches shorter than Todd.  Wayne is tall and big, he is very sensitive.  Here is Big Wayne feeding the wild life pototoe salad.  This little doe will probably not make the cute little…

Chili Rellenos with Pheasant

I often get asked what to do with Pheasant.  Most people bbq them, I find that to be a little boring and dry to say the least.  Pheasant, unlike chicken, does not have any fat on it so it dries out very easily.  Once…

What to do with a Bison Ribeye

As you already know I had to basically bait Marni the Monster to my house to have her help me with my blog format.  So she agreed to help me, as long as I agreed to cook for her.  I replied “choose your weapon”,…