All posts by Jamie Carlson

Delicious jalapeño bear poppers.

Minnesota Bear Hunt

Minnesota Bear Hunt I never pictured myself as a bear hunter. When I was younger, I was told by my father that bear was greasy and stringy and wasn’t any...

/ November 12, 2021
Squirrel Curry over Wild Rice

Squirrel Curry with Wild Rice

Squirrel Curry with Wild Rice Recipe It’s no secret that I love squirrels. Hunting them, cooking them, eating them, everything about them is enjoyable. One of the criticisms I’ve heard...

/ October 6, 2021
Bottled Birch Schnapps Recipe

Birch Schnapps Recipe

Birch Schnapps Recipe When I was younger I was fascinated by birch trees. I had read that Native Americans made their canoes from the birch bark. Birch bark has also...

/ September 21, 2021
Black Cap Raspberries

Black Cap Raspberry Shrub

Black Cap Raspberry Shrub If there’s one thing that reminds me of my childhood, it’s picking black raspberries. There was an old dirt road at my grandparents cabin that I...

/ August 3, 2021
Wild Turkey Dzik by Jamie Carlson, Modern Carnivore

Wild Turkey Dzik

Wild Turkey Dzik This wild turkey dzik is a new take on the traditional Yucatan dish. Ingredients 2 turkey leg and thigh portions 1 cedar plank broken into smaller pieces...

/ May 21, 2021
Wild Turkey Katsu Sando by Jamie Carlson, Modern Carnivore

Wild Turkey Katsu Sando

Wild Turkey Katsu Sando When I was stationed in Japan in the late 90’s I used to stop at the Lawson convenience store on my way into work every morning....

/ May 21, 2021
Superior Risotto by Jamie Carlson

Superior Risotto Recipe

Superior Risotto Recipe Spring has shown up in a hurry this year. With it, normal seasonal traditions are coming in early as well. The nettles are already up and the...

/ April 22, 2021
Smoked whitefish mousse plated

Smoked Whitefish Mousse

Smoked Whitefish Mousse Over the last few years, spearing has really taken a hold on me. It has become my “go-to” winter activity. If I could spend the entire winter...

/ March 11, 2021
Venison Chorizo Pambazo sandwich

Venison Chorizo

Venison Chorizo   Early Days When I was a kid I hated making sausage. Every year my family would get together to make a traditional Swedish potato sausage. It was...

/ February 12, 2021
Wild Rice Venison Bratwurst by Modern Carnivore

Wild Rice Venison Bratwurst Recipe

Wild Rice Venison Bratwurst Recipe Wild rice is a versatile ingredient that can be cooked into many dishes.  Check out the Modern Carnivore Introduction to Wild Rice for basic information...

/ January 28, 2021