- The northern pike is a great fish to catch and to eat. It doesn’t take many pike to make a meal, though some people don’t like to cook pike at all because of the many Y bones hidden in the fillets. That is why many folks like to pickle pike—the pickling process softens the bones to a state where you don’t even notice they are in the fillet and the fillets flake nicely.
- Some hunters claim wild goose is inedible, and disrespected the birds for years with names like "sky rats" or worse. However, if you cook anything poorly, it's going to taste bad. Prepared correctly, wild goose is a delicious bird fit for all sorts of recipes like goose pastrami, goose liver pate, and goose confit.
- It really doesn’t matter what you do to dress it up, a wild-game tongue is just an unpleasant piece of meat to look at. Its no wonder most hunters choose to leave it attached to a carcass and don’t eat it. However, with proper care and a good recipe, the tongue can be a delicious part of your wild game cooking repertoire. With a little know how and a willingness to do extra work, you can turn an obscure hunk of protein into something amazing.
- Hunters and anglers go to great lengths to make sure we do everything we can to preserve the quality of wild game meat in the field, so we should take the same level of care and attention with the meat in the kitchen. My friends and I have tested and tried a number of grills, rubs, spices, sauces, and recipes—a few worked terrific, and a few did not. Here’s a short list of new and old items that continue to work terrific, and will help you make the most of whatever you’re preparing from the field for your table.
- We all have our camp meal standbys—oatmeal for breakfast, sliced hotdogs mixed with baked beans for dinner. But what about those times when you’re camping for more than one or two nights? What about when you're just plain bored with the usual and want to give the kids a little variety? We’re here to help. Try these easy recipes. You’ll love them, and the kids will, too.