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Chicken Fried Wild Turkey

Chicken Fried Wild Turkey

I love to go to a small hole-in-the-wall restaurant that serves Chicken Fried Steak as their house specialty. It is amazing on how many variations of this preparation actually exists. It is fun to prepare and fun to eat and of course, we’re not really worried about...

Venison Sate with Peanut Sauce

Venison Sate with Peanut Sauce

The meat used in this recipe are tender cuts, thus tender cuts get dry cooking methods such as grilling or broiling. To make the meat more tender, cut across the grain, pound thin with a meat mallet or use a jaccard to tenderize. High...

Venison Braciole (Stuffed Tender Cut)

Venison Braciole (Stuffed Tender Cut)

You can use any of the venison family, we used elk for the one pictured. We also used a strip off of the Top Round (Top of hind quarter) but you can also use eye of round. Total weight was 2lbs. Ingredients: Prepared Pesto 6ozThinly sliced Prosciutto 4ozFontina Cheese...

Venison Stir Fry

Venison Stir Fry

This was one of the very first recipes from Chef Wutsch that I made on video, it's harder than looks! Stir Fry is one of my favorite go to meals, fast, easy, amazing flavors and colors. We work this one into our rotation almost every week. https://youtu.be/3Eww-9Z1TRc...

Boar Carpaccio

Boar Carpaccio

Ingredients: 2 lbs Boar Tenderloin Kosher Salt Cracked Black Pepper Oil ½ c Extra Virgin Olive Oil ¼ c Roasted Garlic, mashed ½ c Chopped Fresh Basil 1 ea Roasted Red, Yellow, Orange Peppers with juice 1 C Plum Tomatoes Diced Cracked Black Pepper 1 T Extra Virgin...

Rack of Wild Boar

Rack of Wild Boar

The pictures below represent what our From Field To Table events are all about. Deb from IA and Rafael from TX teamed up to prepare our main entrée for the evening. Both hunted, field dressed, prepared and cooked during their stay with us in Texas. They did an amazing...

Sautéed Wild Boar with Chili Hoisin Glaze

Sautéed Wild Boar with Chili Hoisin Glaze

This is one of the first recipes our clients prepared at our first From Field To Table event. It was amazing, what was even more amazing was how surprised our guest were that they could prepare a dish like this from wild boar. The pictures below are from the actual...

Kahlua Grilled Wild Boar

Kahlua Grilled Wild Boar

(Great For Bear As well) This is a recipe from Chef Wutsch that was actually for bear but thought it sounded really interesting. I didn't have any bear in the freezer but had just returned from Texas, where we had just held one of our From Field To Table events with...

Pan Fried Boar & Brie

Pan Fried Boar & Brie

Do NOT pass this one up! I was actually with Chef Wutsch when he made this one up on the fly and provided the assist preparing the dish. This definitely does not count as "healthy" but damn it was good! I had the opportunity to hunt a couple of days before clients...

Venison or Pork Au Poivre

Venison or Pork Au Poivre

Don't let the fancy French name scare you off. This one is very simple with big taste! You will commonly find this one in restaurants served with beef. We pair this recipe with venison most of the time but Chef Wutsch actually did a cooking demo right out in our...

Simple Elk Steak (Backstrap)

Simple Elk Steak (Backstrap)

It doesn't have to be over complicated to be good. Sometimes all you need is a hot grill, and some seasoning, oh and don't forget the compound butter! As I pulled these backstraps out of the freezer, I am reminded of the lessons I learned from Chef Wutsch on this elk...

Elk Steak With Balsamic Mushrooms & Onions

Elk Steak With Balsamic Mushrooms & Onions

This was literally one of those nights that I just started taking items out of the refrigerator to see what we had left over. I had one chunk of elk backstrap that needed to be cooked and worked around other items in the fridge. We always have onions on hand and I had...

Asian Inspired Flat Iron (Elk)

Asian Inspired Flat Iron (Elk)

Flat Iron is one of my favorite cuts that you do not hear to much about. Very tender and full of flavor. It comes off the front shoulder, more specifically off the muscle group called the Shoulder Clod. You can see Chef Wutsch cut the Flat Iron off a cow elk we hunted...

Wrapped and Stuffed Loin (Elk)

Wrapped and Stuffed Loin (Elk)

We used elk but any venison or try using a pork or bear loin BUT BE SURE TO COOK THOSE TO 155F Anything wrapped in bacon is always good, its been done a ton but adding this stuffing with cream cheese, more bacon, jalapeno, onion and mushroom really stepped up the...

Honey Bourbon Wild Turkey

Honey Bourbon Wild Turkey

It was a tough turkey season, between limited time and terrible weather, we fell short on most of our sits. The Ray boys (Greg and Eddie) finally got it done in Texas on one of our favorite ranches. It still wasn't easy and it was just a jake that was curious about...

Orange Marmalade BBQ Wild  Pork

Orange Marmalade BBQ Wild Pork

We've been hog hunting in Texas quite a bit here lately and have been working on some new ideas for different ways of preparing wild pork. Wild pork does not have near the fat as domestic pork, so cooking usually involves a brine or an injection and most cuts require...

Street Tacos (Duck Style)

Street Tacos (Duck Style)

Duck legs are one of those things we just end up having an abundance of. I think for most of us our natural choice is to bake, roast or smoke the entire bird. For the more adventurous we tend to focus all of our efforts on the breast, and rightly so. Duck...

Wild Hog Schnitzel (With Pickle Juice Brine)

Wild Hog Schnitzel (With Pickle Juice Brine)

If you were asked to plate the most Texas thing you could think of, I bet you would immediately think of Fajitas or Brisket. Those are great choices because of the abundance of great Tex/Mex and BBQ which is often considered the flavor of Texas. I on the other...

Individual Axis Wellingtons

Individual Axis Wellingtons

  Talk about a "Trophy Meal"! Having a From Field To Table experience with two Chefs' and one Wyld Gourmet in camp is an experience we will not soon forget. Hunting can bring us together in ways we never expect and I am grateful for it. Learning to elevate...

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How To Cook a “Football” aka Sirloin Tip

How To Cook a “Football” aka Sirloin Tip

The story of the Football! I was in Texas at an Outdoor Solutions “From Field to Table” culinary event. We were teaching hunters how to fabricate wild hogs. I would break down a hind leg and teach the hunters how to identify each muscle. As each hunter butchered a...

Traditional  Corned Venison Hash

Traditional Corned Venison Hash

I originally learned how to do corned venison hash from Chef Wutsch during our cow elk hunt during the 2019 season. Because it was so good and the fact that my wife, Deborah loves pastrami, corned beef and a good Rueben Sandwich I had to make it at home. I went more...

Traditional  Corned Venison Hash

Traditional Corned Venison Hash

I originally learned how to do corned venison hash from Chef Wutsch during our cow elk hunt during the 2019 season. Because it was so good and the fact that my wife, Deborah loves pastrami, corned beef and a good Rueben Sandwich I had to make it at home. I went more...

Venison Stuffed Peppers

Super easy and very versatile! We used strips of Eye of Round from Elk but you can use any wild game you prefer for this one. Doesn't matter if it is cubed, thin strips or even ground. Use, deer, elk, bear, duck whatever your flavor. I actually stole (with permission)...

Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Sweet Tea Brined Home Made BBQ Sauce Slow Smoked Of course this is Wild Boar for this recipe. Wild Boar from our 2020 spring From Field To Table event to be exact. This one has several layers to it, we started off with a sweet tea brine, plus injected it with the same...

Black Bear Ham

Black Bear Ham

  Of all the wild game animals that go into the frying pan (or any other method of cooking) black bear probably receives most of the bad rap about being edible. The OS FFTT team is here to offer you suggestions that will change your mind on eating black...

Venison (Axis)Pastrami

Venison (Axis)Pastrami

To watch the video version of this recipe on our YouTube channel, click here. This is another one of the recipes that our FFTT Team put together during our filming in West Texas with both our Chef's and our Wyld Gourmet. Chef Wutsch put this one together at my...

Dutch Oven Venison Onion Stew

Dutch Oven Venison Onion Stew

People ask me what is the best meal you ever had or tasted. I explained that the best meal ever experienced is not only the food on the plate but it encompasses the entire experience. Hiking back into camp after a long day’s elk hunt and pulling the Dutch...

Bloody Mary Venison Roast (Dutch Oven)

Bloody Mary Venison Roast (Dutch Oven)

My wife and I and another couple went camping last 4th of July, I wanted to try something a little different so we slow cooked an elk roast in the Dutch Oven using the Rec Tec Bloody Mary Spice blend, Bloody Mary mix, and V-8 juice. All I can say is Wow that sure was...

Wild Hog Posole Verde

Wild Hog Posole Verde

The OS From Field To Table team was recently in Texas filming some awesome recipes for our YouTube channel. One of the huge advantages of being part of a team that has 3 Chef's on it, is trying all the awesome food. I had never had this dish before and it is now one...

Bold Red Wine Elk Stew

Bold Red Wine Elk Stew

(Think French Bourguignon Made Easy) My inspiration for this dish was a classic French Bourguignon, but who has time for that. Bourguignon can get a little complicated with all of the steps required to do it the French way. In wanting the flavor and feel of this...

Chili Lime Venison Jerky

Chili Lime Venison Jerky

Recipe by Greg Ray This is one of our favorite things about hunting now. Preparing your own jerky, snack sticks, to throw in your back pack and take on another hunt to enjoy while you are on a mountain side or in the woods is as good as it gets in our opinion. We are...

Maple Bourbon Chipotle Jerky

Maple Bourbon Chipotle Jerky

Recipe by Greg Ray This is one of our favorite things about hunting now. Preparing your own jerky, snack sticks, to throw in your back pack and take on another hunt to enjoy while you are on a mountain side or in the woods is as good as it gets in our opinion. We are...

Pineapple Ginger Hoisin Duck

Pineapple Ginger Hoisin Duck

 had been gifted two Crowns of duck recently and pondered what to do.  There was a reason they didn’t just breast them, and a reason they removed the wings and legs.   They were turning their ducks into something beautiful, and far be it...

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Chinese Style Barbecue With Fried Rice (Elk Shoulder)

Chinese Style Barbecue With Fried Rice (Elk Shoulder)

No this is not a typical tomato based barbecue, this has a far East flare with lots of spices and flavors. Add the fried rice and you have a full meal. I used a front shoulder clod from an elk on this one. This can be a tougher cut of meat so a 24 hour marinade soak,...

Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich

Sweet Tea Brined Home Made BBQ Sauce Slow Smoked Of course this is Wild Boar for this recipe. Wild Boar from our 2020 spring From Field To Table event to be exact. This one has several layers to it, we started off with a sweet tea brine, plus injected it with the same...

Pulled BBQ Pork Tacos

Pulled BBQ Pork Tacos

Sweet Tea Brined Home Made BBQ Sauce Slow Smoked This is actually a spin off from our BBQ Pork Sandwich recipe and we just utilized our leftovers! All the directions are below for the pork, brine and barbecue. We added a sweet apple coleslaw and a little heat from...

Beer Braised Bear

Beer Braised Bear

This recipe is basically a Pot Roast. It is a one-pot-comfort food preparation that has been prepared in homes across the United States for centuries. The meats, liquid, and spices are all interchangeable but the outcome should be consistently fork...

Braised Bear Round Steaks

Braised Bear Round Steaks

Braising is a cooking method that combines dry and moist heat. It is excellent choice for less tender cuts that need moisture and long cooking times. It works great for stringy fatty meats such as shanks, shoulder, brisket, etc. Due to the fact that bear meat needs to...

Wild Game Corned Hash

Wild Game Corned Hash

Ingredients: Cooked corned game meat, pulled, shredded 3 lbsOnions, small dice 1 cPotatoes, raw, quartered 1 ½ qtsChicken Broth 1 qtBrine Liquid ½ cPaprika 1 tspSalt and pepper to tasteBacon FatEggs 6 Method: Shred cooked corned game meat. Reserve in brining liquid....

Pepper Pot Venison Stew (Easy One Pot Dish)

Pepper Pot Venison Stew (Easy One Pot Dish)

Ingredients: Venison shoulder, cubed 2 lbsCanola oil ¼ C Spice mixture Ingredients: Cornstarch 3 TPaprika 1 TChili powder 1 TCumin ground 2 tspBlack pepper 1 tspKosher salt 1 tspGarlic powder 1 tspOnions large dice 1 CPotatoes large dice 1 ptRed peppers large 1”...

Easy One Pot Meal               Coq Au Riesling Duck and Barley

Easy One Pot Meal Coq Au Riesling Duck and Barley

This recipe has been a big hit at elk camp and my home for a few years and will become one at yours too. Every culture has their signature one pot meal that has become a kitchen staple. I have taken this Northern French classic and added barley to give your table...

Wild Boar Italian Sausage

Wild Boar Italian Sausage

Most of our sausage recipes are very versatile and can be used as a stuffing for other dishes like pasta or even tender cut of meat, it can also be made into links as a stand alone for an appetizer, main dish or used in a dish like a jambalaya. Ingredients: Boar, cut...

Wild Hog Bahn Mi (sliders)

Wild Hog Bahn Mi (sliders)

If you haven't tried Bahn Mi or maybe even never heard of it, you should give it a try. It's a Vietnamese dish that roughly translates to "On Bread". This is typically done with a fatty meat, like pork but we are geared up to try with duck, wild turkey or even a...

Best Elk Burger Ever

Best Elk Burger Ever

Talk about flavor! This is seriously one of the best burgers I've had. It is loaded with flavor, we fresh ground our own elk meat, added spices and fresh onion to the burger mixture. We grilled on a RecTec pellet smoker on high until medium rare but for me it was the...

Meatloaf Protein Bomb

Meatloaf Protein Bomb

It is said that necessity is the mother of invention and I would agree with that. I developed this recipe while I was trying very hard to stick to a super clean high protein diet. I had two problems to deal with, 1 was I had to eat six to eight times a day and 2 was...

Sweet Onion Venison Chili

Sweet Onion Venison Chili

It's not every day that you change a recipe that a Chef puts together but Chef Wutsch is a pretty nice guy, plus he lives in Montana and I live in Oklahoma, so it would take him awhile to get to me! Seriously the only thing I changed is, instead of using two pounds of...

His and Hers Moose Burgers (Hers) Mushroom & Swiss

His and Hers Moose Burgers (Hers) Mushroom & Swiss

It's not everyday we get to have moose meat. Unlike, deer or even elk, in most cases going on a moose hunt isn't just a short drive to our favorite hunting spot. (Unless you live in Alaska or BC) So when we have the opportunity to prepare moose meat, we do our best to...

His and Hers Moose Burgers (His) Bacon Chipotle BBQ

His and Hers Moose Burgers (His) Bacon Chipotle BBQ

It's not everyday we get to have moose meat. Unlike, deer or even elk, in most cases going on a moose hunt isn't just a short drive to our favorite hunting spot. (Unless you live in Alaska or BC) So when we have the opportunity to prepare moose meat, we do our best to...

Venison Ham White Bean Stew

Venison Ham White Bean Stew

I love to brine game meat. Using the injection needle from your deep frying turkey outfit you can do all kinds of things such as injecting pheasant breast with apple juice or apple cider. I’ve even injected a venison leg with coca cola. It’s fairly simple and the...

Elk Shoulder Pot Roast

Elk Shoulder Pot Roast

We videoed (watch here) the preparation of this dish while on a New Mexico cow hunt. Was an excellent choice for that cold, windy, snowy, day. Greg Ray and the camera crew ate well this day. You can’t go wrong with comfort food. These type dishes work great in...

Red Venison Chili

Red Venison Chili

Chili is probably one of the most popular and oldest one-pot comfort foods found across the country. You can find some form of chili on more than 75% of Americas restaurant menus. Chili has Spanish origins using southwest indigenous...

Spicy Green Onion Axis Burgers

Spicy Green Onion Axis Burgers

Having two Chef's and a back country camp cook on your team, definitely has it's benefits! When I knew I wanted to grind up some Axis from a recent hunt in Texas, I hit the team up for some recommendations on something different. I went with an idea that Lance Lewis...

Spring Thunder Osso Buco

Spring Thunder Osso Buco

Many years ago when I was first dabbling with turning every cut of meat from a harvest into a “trophy meal” I was cutting up a deer and I got to the shanks.  Such a tedious undertaking, getting all the meat off the tendons and bone just for...