Wild Turkey Sloppy Joes

I’m always trying to invent new ways that I can use the leg meat on wild turkeys, so when our friend Will came over for dinner and suggested sloppy joes, the gears started turning in my head. I realized this would be a great way to use the leg meat. Slow cooked for 8 hoursContinue reading “Wild Turkey Sloppy Joes”

Wild Turkey Gnocci Soup

Opening day for fall turkey in Maine is September 19th and I couldn’t be more excited. As I continue to say, wild turkey is my favorite game meat and I love that I’m just scratching the surface on ways to prepare it. The legal bag limit in our zone in Maine is 5 turkeys perContinue reading “Wild Turkey Gnocci Soup”

Air Fryer Buffalo Wings

I’ve always been a sucker for buffalo wings but they’re not always fun to eat out. They’re messy, spicy, and can be super expensive! For a long time, I didn’t know that you could buy fresh drumettes & wingettes at the grocery store, but when I saw them on sale one day it opened upContinue reading “Air Fryer Buffalo Wings”

Tortellini Caprese Salad

The summer is my favorite time to experiment with sides because they pair so well with something fresh off the grill. One of my favorite summer side dishes happens to be caprese salad. As much as I’d like to, I know I can’t have caprese salad 5 out of 7 days in the week. That’sContinue reading “Tortellini Caprese Salad”

Caprese Burgers w/ Cubed Cajun Sweet Potatoes

And just like that..summer is here! Long, hot days paired with the countless possibilities for cocktails and summer fare, make summer one of my favorite seasons of the year. In Maine, you can count on three solid months of good weather, so us Mainers make these months count! Let’s celebrate the heat with these capreseContinue reading “Caprese Burgers w/ Cubed Cajun Sweet Potatoes”

Wild Turkey Pot Pie

Spring turkey season is here and it’s time to put that meat to good use. This recipe is the PERFECT use of that breast meat. My recipe uses wild turkey, a homemade turkey gravy along with a flaky pie crust. There’s nothing like putting a dish on the table that is naturally harvested. You’ll beContinue reading “Wild Turkey Pot Pie”

Wild Turkey Stock

I always make my own chicken stock to use in various soups and dishes so I thought I’d try my hand at making a homemade wild turkey stock. It’s the perfect base to make a turkey gravy for your wild turkey pot pie. This recipe is very simple and has a lot of flavor! Makes: Continue reading “Wild Turkey Stock”

Slow-Cooked Wild Turkey Leg “Birria-Style” Tacos

Cooking wild turkey legs has traditionally been thought of as hard work with very little reward. However, I’m here to assure you that these tacos are well worth saving that meat. Even better? Once the legs are tossed in the crock pot, set a timer for 7 hours or so and go about your day!Continue reading “Slow-Cooked Wild Turkey Leg “Birria-Style” Tacos”

Asian Sesame Sea Duck

For those of you who don’t know, sea ducks are renowned for being difficult to prepare and tasting much like what they eat: mollusks (clams and mussels), crustaceans, and occasionally small fish. There are generally three categories of duck: Puddle, Diver, and Sea. Puddle ducks include: Teal, Pintail, Wood, Mallard, etc. Diver ducks include: Bufflehead,Continue reading “Asian Sesame Sea Duck”

Dancing Queen

Inspiration sparked when I went to my local market and discovered they carried a new brand of various simple syrups. A few caught my eye, but one in particular, the blueberry mint. I find most of my inspiration in day to day encounters, so rather than purchasing this item, I knew I could make myContinue reading “Dancing Queen”