Category Archives: Wild Game

Bear stew recipe will warm you up on a chilly day – Cooking Wild Game

Bear stew recipe

It’s chilly and damp today. I’m undecided on what I’ll hunt later. I can sit with my bow and wait for my first deer. Or maybe it’s a shotgun day for partridge and woodcock. I’ve been told the woodcock migration has started so the birds are moving. Any day this time of year is chilly, […]

After the ice storm

icy weed

This is what my corner of northern Washington County looks like after the ice storm, and before yesterday’s snowfall. These are the most recent photos I have. We lost WiFi during the storm so I’m using the limited service on cell phone’s hotspot. It’s going to be a while before the ice melts from the […]

Smelting at Flood Brook

I’ve wanted to go smelting for years. The last time I went I was seven and a half months pregnant with our first child and Dad took me to dip smelts in the Penobscot River. That “child” is now 28. Uncle Bobby would go smelting, come to our house and clean a bucket of smelts […]

Cooking tasty moose steaks is simple

moose steak feature

Moose steaks are one of the simplest wild game meats you can prepare. Following these steps will take your steaks from the fridge to the plate in less than 30 minutes. You’ll need: One serving of steak per person fresh mushrooms scallions salt and pepper butter Take the steaks from the fridge and unwrap. Place […]

Bear Sausage Quiche

bear sausage, quiche recipe

I led a workshop called Cooking Wild Game for Maine BOW’s Winter Skills Weekend. One of the dishes we made is Bear Sausage Quiche. Thanks to Jeremy and Gene, generous hunters who donated sausage to my workshop, we were able to taste the sausage alone and use it in quiche. It was a big hit. […]