Roasted Goose with Tortillas and Hoisin Sauce By Andrew Zimmern In this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I set up an Argentinean-style grill in my fire pit, creating a ring of coals to cook a whole goose in on a vertical roaster. The recipe is my version of Peking-style goose, rubbed with five spice and… Read More →
Simple Vietnamese Noodle Salad By Andrew Zimmern This is my favorite Vietnamese-inspired cold noodle salad, topped with a spicy herb sauce, lots of colorful fresh vegetables and perfectly grilled quail.
Rootsy Americana Food By Andrew Zimmern In this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I prepare one of my favorite comfort foods, a rootsy Americana meal of chicken fried axis deer, cream gravy and ashed potatoes, cooked directly in the hot coals.
A Provençal Meal from my Childhood By Andrew Zimmern Grilled striped bass with tomato and vegetable soup, grilled bread and rouille, a classic French mayo-based sauce often served with bouillabaisse. This is a meal inspired by summers I spent on the coast with my dad. In this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I’ll demonstrate how… Read More →
Delicious Creole Combination By Andrew Zimmern In this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I’ll teach you how to break down a whole halibut before and poach the filets in a creole-style tomato roux. I’m serving it with a classic version of dirty rice, filled with vegetables, herbs and chicken livers, cooked directly in the coals.
Hearty Antelope Stew with Spaetzle By Andrew Zimmern In this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I’m utilizing an outdoor wood-fired pizza oven to make a mouthwatering antelope stew. First, I butcher the antelope leg, then braise the meat in a mix of Guinness and stock, with lots of aromatics and vegetables. I pair the hearty… Read More →
A Better Way to Blacken Fish By Andrew Zimmern In this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I blacken beautiful crimson filets of steelhead in a screaming hot cast iron pan, serving it with a bold spice mixture of lemon, shallot and lots of herbs. To round it out, I’m charring baby romaine lettuce heads over… Read More →
A Perfect Pairing By Andrew Zimmern On this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I share my twist on a classic southern shrimp and grits recipe, adding a side of beautiful wild mushrooms cooked with butter, sherry and rosemary.
Classic Northern Italian Wild Boar Ragu By Andrew Zimmern In this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I’m preparing a traditional Northern Italian-style wild boar ragu. I’ll show you how to butcher the boar shoulder, then simmer it over a low fire with red wine and tomatoes to pair with a hearty bowl of pasta.
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By Andrew Zimmern This is my favorite way to serve sweet potatoes, an easy sweet-and-savory side dish your whole family will love.
Charred Broccolini By Andrew Zimmern It doesn’t get much easier than this simple side dish of charred broccolini, a perfect accompaniment for fish, steak or chicken. I even love it in pasta topped with crunchy breadcrumbs.
Twice Fried Potatoes By Andrew Zimmern The technique here is flawless, and the result is the best tasting potato dish on the planet. The night before you want to serve, throw a few Idaho bakers into the oven, then cool in the refrigerator over night. When you’re ready to fry, break the cooled potatoes apart… Read More →
Tomato Orzo Pilaf By Andrew Zimmern This super easy side dish is my favorite pairing for broiled salmon with blue cheese, lemon and dill.
Remoulade By Andrew Zimmern Remoulade is a tangy mayonnaise-based sauce—flavored with mustard, horseradish, vinegar, chili sauce and scallions—that pairs beautifully with seafood. This recipe is adapted from a dear friend, Jamie Shannon, who passed away many years ago. Jamie was the chef at Commander’s Palace in New Orleans and one of the world’s great taste makers. His… Read More →
Elevate your holiday party with this stunning charcuterie board. In my latest Knife Skills video, I show you how to build a stunner of a charcuterie board, complete with my favorite pepper relish recipe (find it below). This is a part of my partnership with Shun Cutlery. Want 20% off your Shun Knife purchase? Use… Read More →
Welcome to roasted chicken carving 101. This is one of my favorite recipes to make at home— roast a chicken with root vegetables, then carve it up for a stunning, hearty dinner. After you’ve let the bird rest, you can start carving. Here, I give simple tips for carving and plating the chicken. It’s a… Read More →
Everyone should know how to make a rustic apple galette. You just fold up the edges, throw it on a baking sheet and bake it to crisp perfection. It’s a simple recipe that anyone can do. In this video, I show you how to prep and slice apples for this dish. It’s easy but there… Read More →
Want to learn a flawless technique for frying chicken? You’ve come to the right place. My methodology comes from the one and only Edna Lewis— the renowned American chef, teacher, and author who helped refine the American view of Southern cooking. The result is the perfectly moist, crispy fried chicken of your dreams. Knives used:… Read More →
This pie dough recipe is versatile. I’ve used it for traditional pies, galettes, even savory staples, like pot pies.
Steak tartare feels like a special occasion dish. That said, you don’t have to wait until your next steakhouse outing to enjoy it. This is one of those dishes that is so much easier to make at home than you think, especially when you have the right tools and ingredients. Want 20% off your Shun knife purchase?… Read More →
Wild boar ribs: It’s what’s for lunch. In this episode of Wild Game Kitchen, I make a homemade barbecue rub, basting sauce and barbecue sauce for wild boar ribs. After smoking the racks low and slow for a few hours over hardwood coals, you’ll have a legendary feast. In addition to the boar, I also… Read More →
Duck gumbo is one of my favorite dishes. It’s a one-pot meal that’s hearty and satisfying. This time, I’m using duck two ways in this classic Louisiana meal. First, I’m braising the dark quarters in the soup. Next, I grill the crispy-skinned duck breast for the topping. The rest of the duck I use to… Read More →
This is my favorite way to prepare wild turkey. It’s brined in pickle juice, dredged and pan-fried over an open fire, served with an indulgent cheese sauce and jalapeño-bacon wild rice. For wild turkeys, I like to braise the dark quarters and simply loves brining and frying the white meat. One of the most indulgent… Read More →
A culinary match made in heaven: simple corn pudding and sauteed pheasant in an apple, shallot and tarragon sauce. Inspired by the foods of northern France, this comforting farmhouse meal of pheasant in a creamy apple gravy paired with an easy corn pudding gets cooked right in the coals. I make mine in a really… Read More →
Is there anything better than eating a shore lunch on the shore? Not in my world. A shore lunch in Minnesota means walleye. A great fish fry is as much about the sides as it is about the fish itself. That’s why I think this is the ultimate shore lunch: fried walleye filets, served with… Read More →
I’m an elk guy all the way. It’s just gamey enough to remind you’re not eating beef, and is beautifully marbled. In this recipe, I grill bone-in elk chops with a simple mustard glaze over hardwood charcoal, served with mashed rutabaga and an irresistible topping of pan-seared bacon, apples and onions. I loves to use… Read More →
You should be eating more rabbit. Why? It’s lean, healthy, high protein, and sustainable. Plus, it tastes great. In this recipe, I skewer the kidney, livers and hearts and cook them over live fire. It’s my favorite part. The rest of the rabbit is braised in a rich and flavorful red chile sauce and served… Read More →
This is simple cast iron cookery 101. This meal of seared salmon with a classic lemon, dill and caper pan sauce, and a side of crispy skillet-fried potatoes and onions is the perfect thing to cook over live fire. This dish is wine-y, brine-y, brothy sauce… If I were all alone, I’d have zero qualms… Read More →