Cousin Rick Black shares more than 250 of his favorite recipes for deer, elk, antelope, caribou, moose, bear, buffalo, squirrel, rabbit, beaver, raccoon, trout, bass, salmon, and panfish, as well as rubs, marinades, and plenty of tips for getting the best out of your game, from field dressing through the finished dish.
Good ol boy, Cousin Rick Black, is passionate about hunting, fishing, and cooking wild game and fish, and he’s spent a lifetime collecting and testing recipes for every kind of fish, fowl, and game, both large and small. Now he shares more than 250 of his favorite recipes for deer, elk, antelope, caribou, moose, bear, buffalo, squirrel, rabbit, beaver, raccoon, trout, bass, salmon, and panfish.
In addition to the recipes, Rick includes chapters on rubs and marinades, cooking with beer, and how to cook for wild game banquets. Great tasting wild game starts with savvy field dressing, and Rick shares plenty of tips and helpful info on how to best and safely prepare game and fish before you get to the kitchen. And Rick knows that cooking game should be a rewarding and enjoyable experience so, in typical Cousin Rick style, he includes a dollop of down-home humor too.
Rick Black is a veteran hunter, fisherman, and outdoor cook. Rick writes a syndicated outdoor sports column for Iowa newspapers and has written five cookbooks for Stackpole.
He is chairman of SC Iowa Friends of the NRE, SE Iowa chairman of Pheasants Forever, and is on the Camp Chef Pro Staff. He lives in southeastern Iowa.