Recipes — poultry

Casey Johnson

Planked Quail with Roasted Carrots

Planked Quail with Roasted Carrots

Quail are very small birds and they cook quickly, it important not to overcook to prevent them from being dry and chewy. Serves – 4       Total cook time – 15 minutes Although fairly mild, quail can have a gamey flavor which can be lessened by using a brine. Ingredients For the brine 4 Quail, cleaned and rinsed, 4 oz average ½ Cup Kosher Salt ½ cup light brown Sugar 1 gallon cold water, or enough to cover For cooking 1 Large grilling plank (we used these cherry planks) 2 Tbs. Butter 1 Tbs Kosher Salt ½ Tbs. Black...

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Amanda Wikoff

Smoked Pheasant on a Charcoal Grill

Smoked Pheasant on a Charcoal Grill

Pheasant is an underutilized bird in the United States. Although its popularity increases during hunting season, just like everything else it is always available online. Serves – 2            Total cook time – 3 hours Tip – Some people find the gamey flavor of pheasant too strong. Brining not only reduces these flavors, but also helps the bird retain juices during the slow cooking process. Ingredients For the brine 3-4 lb Pheasant, cleaned with giblets removed 2 Gallons cold water (or enough to cover) ¾ cup kosher salt ¾ cup light brown sugar To cook 2...

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Casey Johnson

Game Day Cedar Plank Buffalo Wings

Game Day Cedar Plank Buffalo Wings

Game Day Cedar-Plank Buffalo Chicken Wings Buffalo wings are a game day essential. This recipe guarantees that YOU, Griller, will have the best wings at the party. When you add wings to a cedar plank, you add another of dimension of savory, smoky flavor to the classic “wingy” scrumptiousness that is Frank's® RedHot®. These wings are absurdly easy and take only about 10 minutes to prep. You can choose to grill the wings immediately, or to let them marinate for up to 24 hours. Wings Ingredients Cedar Grilling Planks (I used 5x11" but you can use whatever size you think is...

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Casey Johnson

Cedar Planked Cornish Game Hens

Cedar Planked Cornish Game Hens

The Cornish Game Hen; what makes them different from your everyday, ho-hum chicken? Their size, and that's about it. These tiny fowl (sometimes called Poussin or Rock Cornish) are actually a domestic bird, despite the misleading "Game" title and can be bought at pretty much any grocery store.  INGREDIENTS 2 Cedar Grilling Planks 2 Cornish Game Hens 6 Shallots, peeled 2 Lemon, slices Butter Fresh herbs; we used sage, thyme and rosemary STEPS Soak your grilling plank for at least one hour. Rinse game hens, and pat dry. Rub skin with butter, and liberally salt and pepper. Cut game hens in half.  Prepare your soaked plank by making a bed...

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