Author: Jack Hennessy

Venison Saag With Basmati Rice and Naan

Venison Saag With Basmati Rice and Naan

I was once given a garbage bag of freezer-burnt deer meat. Caked in frost and bleached from dehydration, the frozen boulder looked more li [...]
How to Make Venison Osso Buco

How to Make Venison Osso Buco

When it comes to shanks, a lot of hunters or processors opt to trim off the meat for either stew chunks or ground meat. However, a lot of [...]
How to Make Venison Chorizo Tortas

How to Make Venison Chorizo Tortas

For a few years during my tenure as a line cook at The Elk Public House in Spokane, Washington, we offered a chorizo torta—a chorizo sausa [...]
Grilled Trout With Chardonnay Caper Beurre Blanc

Grilled Trout With Chardonnay Caper Beurre Blanc

Whether you’re still catching trout streamside or looking to clear out some freezer space ahead of fall, this grilled trout recipe is a gr [...]
How to Make Sausage From Frozen Ground Meat

How to Make Sausage From Frozen Ground Meat

It’s that time of year when hunters find themselves sitting on a mound of ground meat, trying to decide how to make room in their freezer [...]
How to Sous Vide Venison

How to Sous Vide Venison

Many deer hunters default to throwing venison over an open fire, getting a nice crust, and shooting for medium-rare. The only issue with t [...]
How to Make Sushi With Catfish

How to Make Sushi With Catfish

Making sushi may sound intimidating but it’s not as difficult as you might think. You can even make raw sushi with freshwater species, but [...]
How to Make The Best Smoked Backstrap

How to Make The Best Smoked Backstrap

The reason why you should smoke a backstrap within three hours of pulling it from the freezer comes down to more than just convenience. It [...]
How to Teach a Kid to Fish

How to Teach a Kid to Fish

Teaching kids to fish isn’t easy. Between video games and social media, it’s difficult to get a kid’s attention these days. So how exactly [...]
Recipe: Venison Buffalo Bites With Raspberry Sauce

Recipe: Venison Buffalo Bites With Raspberry Sauce

When it comes to deciding what to grill for the 4th of July, it’s usually a no-brainer: burgers, brats, and dogs. But what about your gues [...]
How to Help Kids Enjoy Eating Fish They Catch

How to Help Kids Enjoy Eating Fish They Catch

After teaching a kid to fish, the next step is teaching them to love cooking and eating the fish they’ve caught. If you’ve done your job r [...]
How to Make Wild Turkey Leg Sugo and Polenta

How to Make Wild Turkey Leg Sugo and Polenta

No primal cut from any wild game should ever be discarded. But I do understand why so many hunters leave behind the wings, thighs, and leg [...]
How to Smoke Fish | Field & Stream

How to Smoke Fish | Field & Stream

Smoking fish is as old as fishing itself. Some techniques, and of course equipment, have evolved since our ancestors first tied a line to [...]
How to Make a Fillet-O-Fish With Walleye

How to Make a Fillet-O-Fish With Walleye

Any angler who’s visited Minnesota or talked with a Minnesotan knows those folks are walleye fanatics. Some might argue that these fish do [...]
3 March-Madness Wild Game Appetizers

3 March-Madness Wild Game Appetizers

A March Madness party is only as good as its appetizer spread. The performance of one’s alma mater or even one’s perfect-for-the-time-bein [...]
Wild Game Recipe: The Best Corned Venison Reuben

Wild Game Recipe: The Best Corned Venison Reuben

I know quite a few hunters who’ve always wanted to try corning venison around St. Patrick’s Day. But the process, to them, seems complicat [...]
How to Make Spicy Venison Jerky

How to Make Spicy Venison Jerky

Spicy venison fruit snacks might also be an appropriate recipe name, since that is how I’d best classify this jerky. There is some decent [...]
Recipe: How to Cook Wild Game Birria Ramen

Recipe: How to Cook Wild Game Birria Ramen

Birria is a famous Mexican stew or soup made with chili peppers and, traditionally, goat meat. It originated in the areas of Jalisco an [...]
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