“Teetar Makhani” Butter Pheasant

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This dish is a version of an Indian dish called Murgh Makhani (Butter Chicken). In my version, I first braised the pheasant with Indian spices and then added heavy cream, toasted cashews and melted butter to finish cooking the pheasant in a creamy, slightly spicy sauce. The result was a creamy, sweet, spicy, tender pheasant!! I served the teetar makhani with jasmine rice and an Indian bread called … [Read more...]

Squirrel Spanish Chorizo Paella!

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Squirrel Spanish Chorizo Paella For some time now, I’ve been waiting patiently for Danny to hunt enough squirrels to make one of my favorite dishes…Paella!! Like Italian risotto, paella is the signature dish of Spain. It’s the communal, rustic, quintessential Sunday meal of Spaniards, from Cantabria all the way South to Andalucia. Just like risotto, this one pan dish has it’s learning curve. … [Read more...]

Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp Skewers with Grilled Pineapple, Forbidden Rice with Mango and Captain Morgan Spiced Rum Sauce

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Succulent jumbo shrimp are wrapped in prosciutto then skewered along with sweet pineapple and grilled for just a few minutes.  Then they are laid atop chewy, nutty black rice with mango with a spicy rum butter sauce!! Talk about a tropical delight on a stick!!    … [Read more...]