Gourmet Gone Wild

MUCC Names Amy Trotter Executive Director

Amy Trotter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 28, 2018 Media Contact: Amy Trotter, 517-331-1909 Yesterday, Michigan United Conservation Clubs Executive Board named MUCC Deputy Director Amy Trotter the next executive director of the organization. Dan Eichinger submitted his resignation and was appointed as the new director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources by Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer, effective…

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A Year on Education Island

At headquarters, the block of cubicles I work in has been nicknamed Education Island.  There are four cubes separated from the rest of the staff consisting of myself, Camp Director Max Bass, throughout most of 2018 our policy intern Ian Fitzgerald and a 4th cube for the Assistant Camp Director. Education Island is where all…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Baked Grouse and Grapes Recipe

The end of summer is only a little over a month away, and the days are beginning to get shorter.  These environmental changes bring a new excitement for many Michigan hunters, as the promise of some of the most popular hunting seasons is drawing tantalizingly closer. Included in these seasons is small game, which appeals…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Duck a la Orange Recipe

Summer is a great time to try your hand at a fruit-inspired wild game dish. This duck recipe, which uses fresh oranges, orange juice, and orange marmalade, is great for sitting on the deck with the family on a warm night!   Ingredients: 2 Large ducks, plucked with skin on 6 Juice oranges peeled 1…

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Wild Game Wednesday: GGW and DNR Outdoor Adventure Center

On Friday, July 27 from 6-9pm, individuals gathered at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) for an evening of archery, wild game dishes, and unique drinks. Archery lessons started promptly at 6pm on the range for half of the group, while the remaining participants were allowed to walk about the building…

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Wild Game Wednesday: GGW and Grand River Connection Event Recap

  On Tuesday, July 24 from 6:00-8:00pm, Grand River Connection and Gourmet Gone Wild joined forces to create a night of networking and socializing on the rooftop at Peckham, Inc. in Lansing. Promptly at 6:00pm the weather was sunny and beautiful, and guests were arriving. As they socialized they were presented with dishes such as Great…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Smoked Salmon Spread

With the summer heat upon us, many people are planning their family camping trips up north to enjoy Michigan’s natural resources. The tents are packed, the food is in the cooler and the kids are ready to experience all that our great outdoors has to offer. If you’re looking for a great family activity that…

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Upcoming Gourmet Gone Wild Events and Featured Recipe

On Tuesday, July 24 and Friday, July 27, Gourmet Gone Wild will be hosting events with Grand River Connection at Peckham in Lansing and with the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) at the Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit, Michigan respectively. These gatherings will give individuals achance to try alluring and unique dishes prepared by our own…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Smoked Trout with Arugula and Fried Green Tomatoes

Trout, arugula and green tomatoes are all Montana summer staples. The avocado vinaigrette gives it a healthier touch rather than a mayonnaise. One tip when frying the green tomatoes, if you brown the tomatoes too quickly and they are not warmed through, finish them in the oven!   Smoked Trout with Arugula and Fried Green…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Fresh Caught Trout Cooked in Foil

With summer right around the corner (fingers crossed), people are eager to get outdoors and start enjoying all the recreational activities that Michigan has to offer! Camping is a whole new way to experience the unique landscape and various water bodies that Michigan has to offer, and there’s something special about sleeping under the stars…

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