Upland Game Recipes

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Outdoor Grilling Recipes: Wild Game Edition

Summer is right around the corner and that means it’s time to fire up the grill! We’ve put together this collection of grilling recipes ranging from duck to venison to quail and more, so you can enjoy more time cooking — and eating — outside this summer. The best grilling recipes are often easier than…

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Cilantro Jalapeño Compound Butter

This cilantro jalapeño compound butter recipe is from our Sporting Friend, Susie Jimenez, who was the runner-up on Season 7 of “Food Network Star.”

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Turkey Salad

This turkey salad recipe is from our Sporting Friend, Susie Jimenez, who was the runner-up on Season 7 of “Food Network Star.” Everything Susie touches has a spicy twist to it, which you can dial up, or down. Try it with crackers or cucumber rounds, or serve this turkey salad in a sandwich or wrap.…

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Wild Turkey Red Curry

This wild turkey red curry recipe is made with Asian red curry paste. You see, I’ve got a thing about Indian curry powder. I can only take it in small doses or the flavor just overwhelms the dish. If you disagree, that’s OK. It’s America and you don’t have to like, or dislike, what I…

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Quail with Citrus

Here’s a recipe for all you upland bird hunters. You can make this with quail or pheasant, and it would also work well with any kind of fish. It starts with Hi-Mountain Seasonings Game Bird and Poultry Brine. I know what you’re thinking:  why do I need to brine quail, they’re so delicate anyway? The…

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Smoked Wild Turkey

Turkey season is here. Stacy Harris gives us some great tips on how to smoke your turkey. Just don’t forget to brine.

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Tom Slater’s Barbecued Wild Turkey

Tom says that the key to this recipe is the use of a real barbecue. Now, I know a bunch of you think that your propane unit qualifies as a barbecue. And I suppose that a Subaru Brat is a pickup truck, too. To Tom Slater, barbecue means smoke – smoke from real wood coals…

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Crispy Turkey with Creamy Pesto Sauce

Now if you had a turkey fryer, it would make this recipe easy to put together. Or use this recipe if you have fryer leftover. And don’t worry if you don’t have pine nuts, you can substitute almonds, although the taste & consistency is different.  

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Quick Wild Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

If you want to take your time, make your own stock out of a roasted wild turkey carcass and leg/thigh meat. Be sure to let the wild rice cook for awhile, it takes longer to cook than regular rice. And if you just don’t have time, then swap the rice out for noodles.  

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