Wild Turkey Tagliatelle

“The turkey’s eyes are such that he can see a bumblebee turn a somersault on the verge of the horizon.” ~Archibald Rutledge Every time I cook with wild turkey, four things run through my mind: it will be gamey, it will be tough, it will be chewy, it will be dry.  Those four fears not only […]

Homemade Pheasant Stock

“Be worthy of your game.” ~ George Bird Evans Learning to process game meat has been an eye opening experience.  It is a challenging and ever-evolving labor.  Cleaning a harvest is different, not only for different groups of animals, but even for different species within a specific subgroup of animals.  For example, it is obvious that a fish […]

Adventure Four: Pheasant Hunting

“No, I’m not a good shot, but I shoot often.” – Teddy Roosevelt Pheasant hunting had pretty much become a hunt of the past in Utah until two years ago. Most of the areas I remember my dad hunting when I was little have not had pheasants for several years. This has been a problem […]