Behind The Lens » wild game
It’s hard to beat fried wild turkey, so I wasn’t going to steer away from that, but I was looking for a slightly different way to serve it this year compared to how I have in the past. Adding some fresh greens and vegetables to the fried turkey and morels, along with my favorite salad dressing, was the way to go! The Lemon Pepper seasoning in the turkey breading and the salty/crunchiness of the fried morels complimented each other perfectly in the salad.
Here's a recipe for making duck poppers in the oven, an alternative to making them on the grill! I chose to make them in the oven so I didn't have to worry about turning them on the grill while I was preparing other food. They were delicious and cooked evenly without having to take the time to turn them over, plus there was absolutely NO gamey taste whatsoever. Below I share what I did from field-to-table to make these delicious poppers.
If you're looking for a different (but still delicious) way to prepare your venison, then this recipe from Pro-Staffer Andrea Crider is perfect for you! Made in the crockpot with just a few simple ingredients, it's extremely easy to make and sure to be a hit with your family.