Wild Game Recipes

Ready to try your hand at something new? Then explore our elk recipes, pheasant recipes and other wild game recipes.

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Mountain Man Soup

This stew-like soup from Cordella Campbell of Rapid City, South Dakota is sure to satisfy your hearty hunter's appetite. It's chock-full of tender buffalo meat, tomatoes, and chunks of carrot and potato, lightly seasoned with bay leaf and clove.

Bison Steak Salad

We raise buffalo on our ranch, so I cook plenty of buffalo steak as well as other cuts. During the...


Bison Chili

This classic recipe of the American frontier is so meaty you can almost eat it with a fork. The zippy...


Hearty Goose Soup

"After my son went goose hunting, I had to cook what he brought home. So I got ingredients together and...


Quail With Rice

I discovered this recipe almost 20 years ago. Quail is a family favorite every fall when my husband goes hunting....

Pheasant Stir-Fry

I learned creative ways to prepare game while cooking for hunters at a lodge in Alaska, where my husband was...


Jalapeno Quail Appetizers

"My husband quail-hunts every season, and this recipe has become our favorite way to serve the birds. The bacon keeps...

Venison Fajitas

Use either venison or elk in this recipe, and you'll be pleased with the results! "My husband asks for these...


Barbecued Wild Duck

Our three grown sons request finger-licking wild duck recipes each fall, especially this recipe. Basting with the homemade barbecue sauce...


Turtle Soup

This hearty soup has a real "snappy" flavor from the cayenne pepper and lemon juice. It's a treat and good...


Quail with Mushroom Sauce

"This golden quail is so moist and tender," remarks Joelann Sygo of Gaylord, Michigan. "The rich cream sauce, dotted with...

Baked Pheasant in Gravy

Wondering how to cook pheasant? Let my recipe show you how! It is impressive enough to serve to company, but...


Rice-Stuffed Squab

For company or family, you'll be proud to serve these golden game birds. the rich-tasting dark meat goes well with...


Bison-Stuffed Bell Peppers

“I serve lean stuffed peppers with an Italian salad for a complete, healthy meal,“ says buffalo rancher Marlene Groves, Kiowa,...


Sweet-and-Sour Elk

Baked elk steaks smothered with a simple, savory sauce is a special dinner we've enjoyed for years. My husband, Ralph,...


Pheasant in Cream Sauce

While it sounds fancy, this dish is easy to make. And if you don’t have pheasant available, you can substitute...