Broiled and bourbon wine venison

What you need
2-3 venison steaks
Olive oil
Salt and pepper
Red table wine
1 tablespoon bourbon

What you do
Rub broiling pan with olive oil.
Sprinkle thin pieces of steak with salt and pepper.
Sear steaks quickly.
Pour wine over steak and broil each side 3 minutes.
Just before removing, sprinkle bourbon over steak.
Serve immediately.


Dad's venison meat loaf

What you need
2 pounds ground venison
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
1 cup soft bread crumbs
1/4 cup chopped celery
1 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon salt

What you do
Mix ingredients together and form into a loaf.
Spray bottom of roasting pan and add loaf.
Bake uncovered in 350-degree for about 1-1/2 hours. Midway through, cut loaf in half and cover with tinfoil.

Fish mulligan

What you need
2 pounds any lean firm fish
4 large potatoes
2 large onions
6 cups hot water
1/3 cup rice
2 green peppers, diced
1/3 cup diced bacon or salt pork
2 tbs. minced parsley
Dry bread
Corn or peas
Salt and pepper

What you do
Cut fish into chunks.
Slice potatoes and onions 1/2-inch thick.
Place in a kettle, add water and heat to boiling.
Add rice, green peppers and bacon or salt pork.
Simmer for about 30 minutes or until tender.
Add parsley and a few slices of dried bread.
Leftover vegetables, such as corn or peas, may be added.
Season with salt and pepper.

* You may use tomato juice or whole tomatoes in place of half the water. Chopped celery may also be added. You may also season with a dash of cayenne.


Bourbon grouse breasts

What you need
4 whole grouse breasts
Olive oil
8 tablespoons bourbon

What you do
Brush grouse breasts with olive oil and place on greased broiling pan.
Broil at 12 minutes at 350 degrees.
Pour bourbon over breasts and return to over for three more minutes.
Serves four depending on size of grouse breasts.

Catfish in parchment paper

What you need
1 serving of catfish per person
Herbs to taste, such as fresh or dried cilantro, basil, thyme, parsley, dill and parsley
Salt and pepper
Olive oil

What you do
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Wash catfish fillets and dry on paper towels.
Place one serving of catfish on one half of a large sheet of parchment paper or tin foil.
Sprinkle fresh cilantro, dill, parsley or other herbs of your choice.
Season with herbs, salt and pepper.
Add a drizzle or two of olive oil.
Fold and seal parchment paper loosely around fillets.
Place packets on a baking sheet.
Bake for 30 minutes or until catfish flakes.
Hint: Tin foil is easier to seal; Also, parchment paper with one side tin foil is now available.
* Great paired with small red potatoes and fresh asparagus.