Moose Recipe


Issue: 2018-02-14, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

This is classic Japanese comfort food, exactly what you would expect from an all-night diner in Tokyo. Hambagu is just a simply seasoned burger served with gravy over hot rice. It’s simple and comforting and just a tiny bit different than a hot... more

Feb. 14, 2018 midnight Recipes


Issue: 2018-01-31, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

In these shortest of days, how lovely is it to come in from the cold to a steaming bowl of hearty soup? This spin on a classic dish will become your favourite winter meal for a host of reasons. First, it’s delicious. Who doesn’t love French onion... more

Jan. 31, 2018 midnight Recipes


Issue: 2017-12-13, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Long stewed, and heavily seasoned braises aren’t what comes to many people’s minds when they think of Caribbean food. Grilled fish and chicken, lovely fresh shellfish tend to be the first dishes that are recalled when thinking of last year’s... more

Dec. 13, 2017 midnight Recipes 1 Comments


Issue: 2017-12-06, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

These egg rolls would make great party food, and if you have the time to make a double batch, freeze a few for a day when you don’t feel like cooking. If you have a deep fryer and feel like firing it up feel free, but cooking these in a hot oven... more

Dec. 06, 2017 midnight Recipes

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Issue: 2017-10-11, PHOTO: Larsjuh - Flickr

The way to spoil a successful hunt is to cook your harvest in the same way as you would farm raised animals. A good idea is to have a qualified butcher cut the meat up properly and follow big game cooking procedures, not in the manner that... more

Oct. 11, 2017 midnight Recipes


Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

It happens to everyone who gets their meat several hundred pounds at a time: things get freezer burnt. And while it may not look appetizing, those unfortunate packs of meat are still very much edible and can still be delicious if you know how to... more

Sep. 27, 2017 midnight


Issue: 2017-08-09, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Kofta are an elongated meatball grilled on a stick. This version is really simply seasoned, but you can go in a lot of different directions with the flavour. More or less garlic. Some oregano would be delicious. A chili pepper wouldn’t hurt them... more

Aug. 09, 2017 midnight

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Some people mix in wild game meat with domestic meats recipes, but to get the true taste of wild meat you simply don’t substitute wild meat on a domestic recipe. more

Jul. 27, 2017 1:10 a.m. Yukon Food & Drink

P7 - Moose Heart Tacos

Sydney Oland

If you aren’t lucky enough to have a fresh (or frozen) moose heart on hand you can still try this recipe out using any sort of sliced steak. more

Jul. 26, 2017 midnight Wild Harvest


Issue: 2016-12-07, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

As we settle into the first few snows of the year let this recipe take you somewhere warm and comforting. This simple baked pasta sends me right back to playing in the yard while mum makes dinner. Baked pastas reheat incredibly well, so it’s a... more

Dec. 07, 2016 midnight

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Issue: 2016-11-23, PHOTO: by Murray Martin

With the hunting season upon us, it’s time for some special big game recipes. First of all, there is just about no part of a moose that you can’t eat and enjoy. What better to start with than Baked Moose Tongue. more

Nov. 23, 2016 midnight


Issue: 2016-10-19, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Savoury pies are ideal for cool weather and days that are getting shorter. Moose pairs beautifully with earthy mushrooms and Bonanza Brown ale by Yukon Brewing. more

Oct. 19, 2016 midnight


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Tough or gamey meat is a real challenge for you and your family. If the first meal doesn’t come off well, you’ll have a hard sell to get them interested in the remaining 150 to 200 kilograms that remain in the freezer. What can we do to make that... more

Nov. 26, 2015 midnight


Issue: 2015-09-17 PHOTO: Kim Melton

Nitrates, nitrites, nitrous… makes me think of big industrial fertiliser companies, laughing gas, and that wheee sound the cars in videogames used to make when you gave them an extra burst of speed. more

Sep. 17, 2015 midnight

I’ve got a moose stew I usually throw together in the winter for a party. I get it going on the stove, and when it's done I set it on the fireplace with a ladle and some bowls laying around for people to tie into it whenever they feel like it. more

Dec. 17, 2014 midnight

It’s an unfortunate household that doesn’t occasionally sit down to a simmering pot of delicious moose or other wild-game stew. It’s a meal that can be made easily in camp or at home and it’s guaranteed to satisfy even the biggest appetite. more

Sep. 18, 2014 midnight

Celebrating, tolerating, or avoiding family gatherings and their associated rituals is part of many people's December, whether they ascribe to Solstice, Christmas, or Chanukah. I have no blood relatives in the Yukon, but within my family of friends more

Jan. 16, 2014 midnight

For much of this week the smell of hanging meat has been lingering in my nostrils, and my hands are abnormally soft. That'll be because it's butchering time. While I have never harvested a moose myself, I like getting up close and personal with my fo more

Oct. 24, 2013 midnight

Chicken-fried caribou steaks might just be the best thing I've eaten in a long time. I've played around with a lot of different recipes and styles over the years, and have always been happy with the results. But on one fine winter day, Itopped them more

Mar. 29, 2012 midnight

A gift of moose is great, but a dinner of moose is even better! I recently acquired a little stockpile of my old friend "Big Horn" and have been cooking up a storm. I've done open-face kimchi, mayo, shaved moose and cheddar broiled goodness, to clas more

Mar. 01, 2012 midnight