Wild Fish & Game Cookbook

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Artisan Books, 1997 - Cooking - 191 pages
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In Wild Fish & Game Cookbook, wildlife artist and chef John Manikowski combines his experiences in the wilderness and in the kitchen to offer 100 recipes for cooking fish and game, accompanied by his illustrations of creatures in the wild and stories of hunting and fishing.

From the Berkshires to Guatemala, from Scotland to Montana, Manikowski's hunting and fishing expeditions have brought him into contact with a wide range of fascinating people, animals, places, and--especially--good things to eat. Manikowski has fished for black bass in paradisial Lake Atitlan in Guatemala; shot caribou in the wilds of Labrador; and lost a marlin as big as a boat off Puerto Escondito in Mexico. He has made exquisitely detailed drawings of mallards, pheasants, striped bass, trout, and elk. And he has perfected the recipes he now shares: SautTed Trout with Morels, Striped Bass with Snow Peas, Canada Goose with Fiddleheads, Stewed Pheasant with Olives and Plums, and Wild Game Cassoulet.

In addition to his game dishes, Manikowski provides recipes for appropriate appetizers, sauces, vegetable accompaniments, and desserts, so entire meals can be prepared in remote wilderness cabins as well as at home using only this book. The Wild Fish & Game Cookbook also tells you how to prepare a smoker and a charcoal grill, how to bone and cure fish, and other tips for preparing game.

Manikowski makes a perfect guide to the world of wild fish and game--both in the wilderness and in the kitchen.


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Soups Terrines PÔtÚs
Trout Shad Walleye Northern Pike Other Fish
Ducks Pheasants Quail Grouse Other Game Birds
Venison Elk Caribou Wild Boar Other Furred Game
Vegetable Accompaniments
Cooking Notes 8c Basic Recipes
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About the author (1997)

The late John Manikowski, author of Fish Grilled & Smoked and Wild Fish & Game Cookbook,nbsp;was born in northern Minnesota and began to hunt and fish when he was twelve. He was a partner in two popular restaurants that specialized in game -- Konkapot in Mill River, Massachusetts, and Charleston in Hudson, New York. His illustrations have been shown in galleries throughout the United States and have appeared in Fly Rod & Reel and Field & Stream. He wrote for several local newspapers and magazines about fishing, hunting, and the outdoors.

Zeva Oelbaum is a New York-based still life and food photographer. Her work can frequently be seen in The New York Times Magazine, House Beautiful, and many other magazines and books.

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