Search for a News Release
DNR News Releases
Archive by tag: recipeReturn
RSS
Get creative with venison cabbage rolls

Get creative with venison cabbage rolls

  • 2/3/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • View Count 5571
Cabbage rolls are pure comfort food. Savory meat, grain and seasonings wrapped in a slightly sweet, slightly bitter cabbage leaf that absorbs other flavors well—baked, simmered, slow cooked or fried—nestled in a sweet, savory, tangy or creamy sauce. So pull out some ground venison, and try out this traditional cabbage roll recipe.
Kick up your game with pheasant phried rice

Kick up your game with pheasant phried rice

  • 1/5/2017 9:48:00 AM
  • View Count 10545
If you're looking for a way to shake up the old stew routine with pheasant, adding wild game to a classic stir fry is a great way to start!
Campfire Cooking: Dutch Baby Pancakes

Campfire Cooking: Dutch Baby Pancakes

  • 8/17/2016 2:29:00 PM
  • View Count 8662
This sweet, hearty breakfast will please young and old alike. And just by chance, if you have a tiny slice left over at the end of the day, a scoop of ice cream alongside, a dollop of whipped cream or a drizzle of chocolate makes a mighty fine dessert. 
A Day’s Worth of Dynamite Dutch Oven Dining

A Day’s Worth of Dynamite Dutch Oven Dining

  • 6/27/2016 10:01:00 AM
  • View Count 19288
Enjoy a day’s menu of good food and camaraderie of the campfire ring with these meal-time suggestions. While the recipes may seem extensive, it’s mostly toss in the ingredients, heat and eat.
Catfish with a Cajun Kick [Recipe]

Catfish with a Cajun Kick [Recipe]

  • 3/11/2016 8:46:00 AM
  • View Count 3740
With roots in Cajun-Creole cuisine, this recipe for blackened catfish - along with homemade remoulade and coleslaw - is sure to be a hit at your next fish fry.
Move Over, Turkey: Pheasant for Thanksgiving

Move Over, Turkey: Pheasant for Thanksgiving

  • 11/24/2015 6:48:00 AM
  • View Count 6800
With pheasant numbers up, it's time to not only reinstate the annual Thanksgiving pheasant hunt tradition, but to put one on the table for the big holiday meal, too.
Iowa's Sought-after Mystery Fruit: The Pawpaw

Iowa's Sought-after Mystery Fruit: The Pawpaw

  • 9/22/2015 11:00:00 AM
  • View Count 32134
Called the “Indiana banana,” “custard apple” and other handles, the pawpaw (Asimina triloba) tree grows through the southeast and lower Midwest. Iowa is the northern edge of this mystery fruit’s range.
4 Dutch Oven Recipes Your Taste Buds Want You to Try

4 Dutch Oven Recipes Your Taste Buds Want You to Try

  • 7/30/2015 7:18:00 AM
  • View Count 42547
Dutch ovens are the quintessential piece of campfire cookery. Switch up the hot dog and burgers routine with these mouth-watering recipes - after you review the basics, of course.
Foraging for Wild Asparagus: Hunting and Cooking

Foraging for Wild Asparagus: Hunting and Cooking

  • 4/22/2015 8:33:00 AM
  • View Count 22070
When I was young, I did not like asparagus. But on a spring camping trip, I found a few spears of wild asparagus, and skeptically threw them into a pot of boiling water. The sweet, juicy, fresh taste changed my mind on the spot.
Four Creative Morel Mushroom Recipes

Four Creative Morel Mushroom Recipes

  • 4/17/2015 8:01:00 AM
  • View Count 16448
There’s nothing better than some fresh-picked morels lightly sautéed in butter, but if you’re looking for a way to change up your morel routine, here are some new recipes to try. Remember, it's best to learn how to identify mushrooms (including what's edible and what's not) in-person from an experienced mushroom hunter.
Louisiana Jambalaya The Iowa Way

Louisiana Jambalaya The Iowa Way

  • 2/13/2015 9:55:00 AM
  • View Count 2631
After years of painstaking research—and many trials and errors—to come up with the best jambalaya recipe, we at the Iowa Outdoors test kitchen think we have a winner.
What's the Best Iowa Fish for the Dinner Plate?

What's the Best Iowa Fish for the Dinner Plate?

  • 12/18/2014 10:53:00 AM
  • View Count 5089
For many anglers, there’s nothing better than a shore lunch or a good old-fashioned fish fry. But as to which fish are the best to eat, as opposed to the most fun to catch, is another debate altogether. Here are some facts and recipes for three of Iowa’s favorite fish to grace the dining table.
Four Creative Ways to Use Venison

Four Creative Ways to Use Venison

  • 12/10/2014 8:24:00 AM
  • View Count 9205
If you harvested your first deer this season or maybe are just looking for new ideas to put on the table, try our time-tested favorite recipes, pulled from the pages of Iowa Outdoors magazine and the Iowa Game Wardens’ Cookbook.
Get Creative This Thanksgiving with Wild Game

Get Creative This Thanksgiving with Wild Game

  • 11/19/2014 5:49:00 AM
  • View Count 6332
Not all Thanksgiving turkeys come from the grocery store. If you’re preparing your own wild turkey this Thanksgiving – or living on the extra wild side and trying goose, duck or other wild game instead – you’ll want to check out these recipes, favorites of DNR staff.