Upland Game Recipes

Wild Game Pizza

What you slap on your pizza is a matter of choice and available game items. For the Italian Show, we used an assortment of sliced game sausage and salami, along with some pretty good cheese. The idea is to make some good use of your cured/and or processed game meats. The sauce is up to…

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Peppercorn Dove Brochette

Now that your freezer is loaded with doves, it’s time to slap them on the grill while the weather is warm and the doves are not yet freezer-burned. No doubt you’re aware that freshly ground peppercorns deliver more flavor than the preground stuff. The reason that restaurant servers offer freshly ground pepper is not to…

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Mushroom Stuffed Pheasant Breasts

This calls for 8 pheasant breasts, so if you don’t have that many, add some chicken to the mix. You’ll want a sharp knife to slice the breasts to get a clean cut. Keep your knives sharp with Work Sharp Tools. They have a variety of options for any knife in your kitchen. PrintMushroom Stuffed…

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Pheasant Breast, Tortellini and Creamy Cheese Sauce

You may want to pour the liquid from the baking dish into a saucepan and thicken with roux or a cornstarch slurry to thicken. The sauce can then be drizzled over the cooked pheasant breasts. If you are really ambitious, you could make your own tortellini. But who is that ambitious? PrintPheasant Breast with Tortellini…

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Pheasant Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Whatever became of Green Goddess Dressing? You can’t find it at the grocery store. Something’s fishy and it’s not the anchovy in the Green Goddess Dressing. Since you can’t buy the stuff, here’s a simple way to make it and serve with a delicious pheasant breast salad. PrintPheasant Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing Serving…

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Spicy Dove on Tomato

I really do understand. If you soak your dove breasts in teriyaki sauce, wrap them in bacon and jalapeno pepper and slap them on the grill, they taste great. Just this once, I want you to try something a little different. This appetizer preparation is spicy, cool, cheesy and juicy – all in the same…

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Barbecued Dove with Honey, Mustard and Sage

You have two options when cooking doves. Fast and hot will produce a crispy, juicy and, hopefully, medium-rare bird. Slow and not-so-hot will result in more of a smoky flavor. Whichever method you choose, you should get the treble hooks out of your pocket and invest five bucks in a meat thermometer next time you…

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Skewered Pheasant Breast Appetizer with Basil Aioli

Works great with wild turkey breast, too! Marinate for one to six hours- the longer you can let it marinate, the better it tastes. Trying pairing this with Michael David Winery 7 Deadly Zins, it is scrumptious and add some sliced garlic bread to dip in your basil aioli. PrintSkewered Pheasant Breast Appetizer with Basil…

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Skillet Pheasant Breasts

This recipe uses a cast iron skillet, my go-to skillet for anything to do with browning pheasant or any meats. If you need a good cast iron skillet, try Camp Chef’s. They are already seasoned. And take a look at their cast iron cleaner and conditioner to keep your cookware working great for years. PrintSkillet…

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