Pheasant Carbonara: Creamy, Hearty, and Delicious!

You know how little kids won’t try new foods because they don’t like ones with funny names, like pheasant carbonara, or they despise one of the ingredients in it.  My niece refuses to try fried rice because it has “scrambled eggs” in it.  I try to coax her into giving it a taste by promising […]

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 […]

Jamaican Jerk Pheasant with Coconut Rice

“Jerk is Jamaica to the bone, aromatic and smoky, sweet but insistently hot. All of its traditional ingredients grow in the island’s lush green interior: fresh ginger, thyme and scallions; Scotch bonnet peppers; and the sweet wood of the allspice tree, which burns to a fragrant smoke.” ~Julia Moskin I am a bit addicted to […]

Pheasant Marsala Meatballs

“I love my old bird dog. I like to watch him run.” ~ Crossin Dixon “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” everyone has heard the saying. Normally I tend to agree. I have a thirteen-year-old yellow lab and she has no desire to even perform her old tricks, much less learn any new […]

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 […]