Know your meat before you eat

Put yourself all the way back when a “land bridge” connected North America to Asia, a predicted 10,000 years ago. While some animals were unable to adapt within the North American climate after relocating from Asia, others adapted rather well. The bison found the vast lands covered in grass plains rather homey. The human North…

Super Bowl Potted Pie with Venison Stew

Super Bowl Potted Pie with Venison Stew

INGREDIENTS 2kg Venison leg, shoulder, or stew meat boned, and cut into large dice 1 bottle of red wine 400g shallots, peeled and sliced thin 200g celery, finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic, peeled 2 bay leaves 4 sprigs of fresh thyme 1 litre of game broth Puff pastry (make your own, but it’s much…

Salad Lyonaise with Duck Confit

Salad Lyonaise with Duck Confit

INGREDIENTS For the Confit: 1 1/2 teaspoons of kosher salt 1 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon of fresh thyme, chopped 1 fresh bay leaf, crumbled 6 duck legs (about 3 pounds each), rinsed and patted dry but not trimmed For the Lyonnaise 4 cups of torn escarole or another strong-tasting green, washed…

Cornish Hen Cacciatore

INGREDIENTS 3 X 750 gr Cornish hens, jointed sea salt freshly ground black pepper 8 bay leaves 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary 3 cloves of garlic, peeled (1 crushed, 2 sliced) 22 gr or 1 package of Cremini mushrooms, halved 1 pack of red pearl onions, peeled whole 1/2 bottle of red wine extra virgin…

Bison bourguignon

Bison Bourguignon

INGREDIENTS 1.6 kg of Bison stew meat, cut into large chunks 3 bay leaves small bunch of thyme 2 bottles of red wine 2 tablespoons of canola oil 3 large carrots, cut into large chunks 2 onions, roughly chopped 3 tablespoons of plain flour 1 tablespoon of tomato puree small knob of butter 300g of…