Gourmet Gone Wild

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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Wild Game Wednesday: Chicken Fried Rabbit

Check out this week’s recipe from Gourmet Gone Wild for some delightful chicken fried rabbit! Enjoy this fresh take on a classic by serving your chicken fried rabbits with a semolina corn cake, candied bacon and pickled watermelon rinds.   Total Time: 1.5 hours INGREDIENTS 2    CUPS buttermilk 2    CUPS all-purpose flour 1    TSP paprika…

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Gourmet Venison and New Archers

On March 25th, MUCC’s Learn to Hunt Program teamed up with Gourmet Gone Wild, 4-Square Sportsman’s Association, the Blue Water Young Professionals, and Ugly Dog Distillery to host a partner event. The event was introducing young professionals in the Port Huron area to conservation.  The aim of the program was to connect these 21-35-year-olds to…

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Wild Game Wednesday: GGW & Blue Water Young Professionals Event Recap

On Sunday, March 25, the Blue Water Young Professionals joined MUCC’s Gourmet Gone Wild and Learn to Hunt at Four Square Sportsman Club with Ugly Dog Distillery for a day of archery lessons and wild game samples to introduce the young professionals from the Port Huron area to conservation efforts in Michigan. The event started…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Squirrel Stew with Paprika and Greens

Getting out into the woods is one of the best places to be as a new hunter or even just as a nature enthusiast. Spending time in the woods has a plethora of benefits ranging from both mental and physical, and where better to start than familiarizing yourself with the natural area. While you’re out…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Bear Stuffed Mushrooms

Wild game is a healthy, delicious alternative to domesticated meats such as beef, pork and lamb. Most wild game is lower in saturated fats than its domestic counterparts and higher in heart-healthy fats. Some wild game such as bear meat is higher in iron than domesticated beef and contains 20 grams of protein per serving.…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Rabbit Taquitos

Hunting and fishing are a large part of Michigan’s rich heritage, but you don’t have to hunt or fish yourself to appreciate the benefits generated from those license revenues. Beyond financial contributions, hunters and anglers aid their communities in other ways. For instance, wildlife management areas that are scattered around the state complete habitat projects…

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Wild Game Wednesday: Curried Braised Small Game

Small game hunting is an easy way to introduce children and beginners to Michigan’s rich outdoor heritage while teaching them about the importance of conserving our state’s unmatched natural resources and helps ensure that our hunting traditions continue to thrive. Check out this week’s Gourmet Gone Wild recipe for some curried braised small game, you…

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