How much meat to expect from your harvest

by Tom Armstrong | October 16, 2019

Tom Armstrong explains how much meat to expect and offers some tips to help hunters improve the quality and yield of their harvest.

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Recipes that celebrate organ meats

by Andrew Rochon | October 3, 2019

Having been a chef for many years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many different and interesting ingredients, and I am most intrigued by the organs of animals. One of my first experiences was using veal sweetbreads (thymus glands and pancreas). Soaked in buttermilk overnight, then coated lightly in flour and pan-fried in clarified butter, it was delicious!

Peppered bear meal

Pepper bear steak Cantonese

by Susan Kane-Doyle | September 24, 2019

Bear meat is still an eyebrow raiser when non-hunting guests
are invited to dinner. This flavourful recipe tends to take away any gamey flavour. Cook bear meat to at least welldone and serve hot.

Barbecue mandarin mallard with carrot slaw

by Andrew Rochon | September 5, 2019

This sweet, tangy marinade helps cut the strong flavour of the mallard. If plucking the whole bird isn’t in your game plan, this recipe will work just as well with the breasts only. Carrot slaw and a refreshing lager complete this meal.

Pan-seared trout with garden-tomato bruschetta

by Andrew Rochon | August 1, 2019

This bright and healthy dish is best served on a patio with a pint glass of shandy. If you grow tomatoes and basil, making a big batch of bruschetta is a great way to use the bounty your garden is producing. Or, just pick up some bruschetta at the grocery store.

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Pulled wild turkey sandwich

by Andrew Rochon | May 27, 2019

Pulled turkey is a tasty way to use those tough wild turkey legs, as the texture of the finished dish is similar to pulled pork.

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Side dishes for wild game and fish

by Andrew Rochon | February 28, 2019

Take your fish and game meals to the next level with these five go-to side dish recipes.

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Jerk bear ribs

by Andrew Rochon | December 14, 2018

These grilled bear ribs are seasoned with a delicious blend of Caribbean spices and finished with a nice sticky BBQ sauce…

moose sausage

Moose sausage and lentil stew

by Andrew Rochon | November 5, 2018

This tasty stew is full of flavour and hearty enough to fill up the hungriest hunters in camp. Just be sure to make a double batch as there will be plenty of empty bowls looking for seconds.