Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Game Cooking. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game: Volume 1: Big Game

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

A comprehensive big-game hunting guide, perfect for hunters ranging from first-time novices to seasoned experts, with more than 400 full-color photographs, including work by renowned outdoor photographer John Hafner   Steven Rinella was raised in a hunting family and has been pursuing wild game his entire life. In this first-ever complete guide to hunting—from hunting an animal to butchering and cooking it—the host of the popular hunting show MeatEater shares his own expertise with us, and imparts strategies and tactics from many of the most experienced hunters in the United States as well.   This invaluable book includes • recommendations on what equipment you will need—and what you can do without—from clothing to cutlery to camping gear to weapons • basic and advanced hunting strategies, including spot-and-stalk hunting, ambush hunting, still hunting, drive hunting, and backpack hunting • how to effectively use decoys and calling for big game • how to find hunting locations, on both public and private land, and how to locate areas that other hunters aren’t using • how and when to scout hunting locations for maximum effectiveness • basic information on procuring hunting tags, including limited-entry “draw” tags • a species-by-species description of fourteen big-game animals, from their mating rituals and preferred habitats to the best hunting techniques—both firearm and archery—for each species • how to plan and pack for backcountry hunts • instructions on how to break down any big-game animal and transport it from your hunting site • how to butcher your own big-game animals and select the proper cuts for sausages, roasts, and steaks, and how to utilize underappreciated cuts such as ribs and shanks • cooking techniques and recipes, for both outdoor and indoor preparation of wild game

  • Author: Steven Rinella
  • Publisher: Random House; Illustrated edition (August 18, 2015)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-0812994063
  • Dimensions: 7.97 x 0.96 x 9.94 inches


2. Cooking With the Blackstone Outdoor Gas Griddle, A Quick-Start Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes, plus Pro Tips & Illustrated Instructions, from Quick-Start Cookbooks! (Grill Recipes)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

Your Blackstone® can do more than you think! Why not take a shortcut and learn “seasoned chef” tips, *unofficial* tricks and workarounds that most people take months to learn through trial and error? This unofficial book from Quick-Start™ Cookbooks is perfect for any owner of a Blackstone Gas Griddle! *** Edition 2 with new recipes! *** Get the most from your Blackstone Outdoor Gas Griddle with this well-researched, independent cookbook and guide from Quick-Start™ Cookbooks! Perfect for first-time users or seasoned chefs. Includes illustrated “how to” instructions, plus 101 of our best recipes written for the Blackstone.  Independent advice on how to use your Blackstone to the fullest! This book will teach you: - How to use the Blackstone to its fullest potential. - What the Blackstone can do (and what it can’t do). - Pro tips, tricks and workarounds used by seasoned Blackstone users and chefs. - How to make the juiciest grilled steak you’ve ever tasted. Bonus illustrations and information include: - What all the buttons and controls are for. - 10-minute “Quick-Start™” (a photo-illustrated step-by-step walk-through of your first recipe). - Pro tips, charts and workarounds to make cooking easy. - Nutritional information for each recipe so you know what you’re eating. 101 delicious recipes featuring: - Main dishes (meats and seafood) - Sandwiches and breads - Vegetables - Sides - Desserts (Scroll up and click on book cover to “LOOK INSIDE” and see full recipe table of contents) OUR SIMPLE, NO-RISK GUARANTEE: Learn how to cook with your Blackstone outdoor griddle like a pro, and enjoy the juiciest and most flavorful meals that your family and friends will love, or we will refund you!  Ready to master your Blackstone like a seasoned chef? Then hit the “Add to Cart” button now! FREE SHIPPING for Amazon Prime members. ABOUT QUICK-START™ COOKBOOKS: Quick-Start™ Cookbooks are independently published and designed to help consumers easily and quickly master new cooking tools and techniques through the use of illustrated “how to” instructions, tips, tricks and workarounds typically known only by seasoned chefs. Each book is beautifully produced, featuring 10 recipe photos, graphics and gorgeous page layouts. Our authors provide independent, streetwise advice and know-how based on research and testing. If you want easy-to-follow instructions and useful recipes that will delight your family for years to come, then Quick-Start Cookbooks are for you! This book is not endorsed or authorized by Blackstone. However, the publisher (Quick-Start Cookbooks) stands behind the content of the book to be fully compatible with the Blackstone. We are fans, and we want you to become one too!

  • Author: Matt Jason
  • Publisher: Independently published (September 4, 2019)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-1690954019
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.36 x 9.25 inches


3. Hook, Line and Supper

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

Quite possibly the only fish and seafood cookbook you'll ever need, from the author of the James Beard Award–winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook. So many of us tense up when faced with a piece of fish or a bag of shrimp. It’s understandable. Whether we wake up before dawn to catch our fish or bring it home from the store, we all know that fish aren’t cheap, in time or money -- and we just don’t want to mess things up. Hook, Line, and Supper aims to banish that fear forever by breaking down the essence of fish and seafood cookery allowing cooks of all stripes to bring out the best in whatever comes home from the market, or the water. Hook, Line, and Supper zeroes in on broad categories of fish, both freshwater and saltwater, that can substitute for each other, and provides clear techniques and carefully developed master recipes that will help you become a more competent and complete fish and seafood cook. Shaw will give you all you need to know about buying, cleaning, and cooking fish and seafood from all over North America. You'll find detailed information about how best to treat various species from the moment they emerge from the water, how to select them in the market, and how to prep, cut, and store them. Shaw's approachable recipes include tried-and-true standards like fish and chips and smoked salmon , international classics like Chinese steamed fish with chiles, English fish pie, Mexican grilled clams , and Indian crab curry , and deeply personal dishes like Maine-style clam chowder , which has been in his family for more than a century. It also features an array of fish and seafood charcuterie, from fresh sausages and crispy fish-skin chips to terrines and even homemade fish sauce. The most comprehensive guide to preparing and cooking fish and seafood, Hook, Line, and Supper will become an indispensable resource for anglers bringing home their catch and home cooks looking for new ways to cook whatever fish or seafood strikes their fancy at the market.

  • Author: Hank Shaw
  • Publisher: H&H Books; First Hardcover edition (May 7, 2021)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-0996944823
  • Dimensions: 8 x 1 x 9.1 inches


4. Buck, Buck, Moose: Recipes and Techniques for Cooking Deer, Elk, Moose, Antelope and Other Antlered Things

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

This is not your father's venison cookbook. Buck, Buck, Moose is the first comprehensive, lushly photographed, full-color guide to working with and cooking all forms of venison, including deer, elk, moose, antelope and caribou. Buck, Buck, Moose will take you around the world, from nose to tail. The book features more than 100 recipes ranging from traditional dishes from six continents to original recipes never before seen. You'll also get thorough instructions on how to butcher, age and store your venison, as well as how to use virtually every part of the animal. Buck, Buck, Moose also includes a lengthy section on curing venison and sausage-making. Peppered throughout are stories of the hunt and essays on why venison holds such a special place in human society. Venison is far more than mere food. It is, in many ways, what made us human.

  • Author: Hank Shaw
  • Publisher: H&H Books; 1st Hardcover Edition (September 1, 2016)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-0996944809
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.9 x 9.1 inches


5. The Plant-Based Diet for Beginners: The Health Benefits of Eating a Plant-Based Diet. 21-Day Meal Plan, Shopping List and Easy Recipes That Will Make You Drool

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

Did you know the way you eat could save your life? Or at least make it way better. It’s true. The plant-based diet can be life changing. Scientific research is proving that a plant-based diet can reduce the risk many chronic diseases, such as Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer and other major illnesses. And even without worrying about the bigger concerns, a plant-based diet can just make your feel a lot better inside and out.  Yes,  a plant-based diet  is 100% the way to go and this is the best for now. Plant-based eating is a holistic approach to better health, but in a tangible, simple, and actionable way that won’t overwhelm you. In the Plant Based Diet for beginners you’ll find: Main Benefits of the Plant Based Diet Basic Shopping List 21 Day Meal Plan that can help you to start and keep the new eating plan Easy, Healthy and Fast Recipes from breakfasts and salads to mains and desserts, plus key macronutrient information Attention: Paperback is available only in black-and-white format.  Thanks for your understanding. Enjoy Your Copy Of the Plant-Based Diet for Beginners .

  • Author: Alice Newman
  • Publisher: Independently published (January 25, 2020)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 979-8604125014
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.25 x 9.25 inches


6. BLACKSTONE Outdoor Gas Griddle Cookbook: 300 Flavorful Recipes for Epic BBQs | Tips for Beginners and Pros

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

OUTDOOR COOKING AT ITS BEST! Discover Everything You Need To Know About Blackstone Outdoor Gas Griddle & Master Your Grilling! Looking for a Blackstone griddle cookbook with easy-to-make recipes? Need to learn more about how Blackstone gas griddle can help you cook faster and tastier? Want a cookbook guide to help you make mouth-watering meals for your friends? The "BLACKSTONE Outdoor Gas Griddle Cookbook: 300 Flavorful Recipes For Epic BBQs" By Jack Montoya - is an Easy-To-Follow Cooking Book That Will definetly Help You Master Your Grilling! Nothing can compare to heating the outdoor gas griddle in your backyard and grilling tasty snacks and meals for your loved ones! This cookbook offers fantastic recipes and helpful tips to ensure that you will unlock your Blackstone griddle's full potential and will never run out of meal ideas for your future barbeque gatherings. By the end of this recipe book, you will be able to: 👉 Understand How Blackstone Outdoor Gas Griddle Works and Its Benefits 👉 Access Useful Info About Its Cleaning & Maintenance Needs 👉 Learn How To Use Its Tools 👉 Cook Every Meal You Desire 👉 Steam & Smoke like a Pro 👉 Discover Interesting Tricks & Advice To Quick Start Your Grilling Journey And The Best Part? The cookbook comes with 300 heavenly tasting recipes, including ideas for: ✅ Breakfast, Snacks, Appetizers, Desserts ✅ Poultry, Beef, Lamp, And Other Meat Options ✅ Fish & Seafood ✅ Vegetables, Fruits, Tofu "I Have Read A Dozen Other Cooking Books Before. How Is This One Different?" Unlike other meal guides that contain complicated recipes, this grilling cookbook has unique and easy-to-make meal ideas. Plus, each recipe features step-by-step instructions, preparation, cooking time, and nutrition value information so you can choose what suits your diet and available time best. Scroll Up, Click "Buy Now" And Get Ready To Make The Most Tasteful Meals!

  • Author: Jack Montoya
  • Publisher: Independently published (June 20, 2021)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 979-8521894598
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.33 x 11 inches


7. The Complete Guide to Preserving Meat, Fish, and Game Step-by-Step Instructions to Freezing, Canning, Curing, and Smoking (Back to Basics Cooking)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

For more than 8,000 years humans have been preserving meat and fish through canning, curing, smoking, and freezing, use techniques that remove the moisture and make it possible to keep meat for much longer than its natural shelf life. However, improper preservation of meat leads to more than 40% of all reported cases of food borne illness according to the Center for Disease Control, meaning it is necessary for everyone to carefully, effectively practice safe storage practices and ensure the meat is well preserved.<br><br>This book will show any potential meat preserver how to go about the process of storing meat for long term use in a variety of methods, while constantly keeping an eye to the possibility of food borne illness and the loss of freshness. You will learn everything you need to know to start the process of setting aside and preserving your meat, fish, and game. Starting with a series of charts and basic details about different kinds of meat and fish, from venison to beef to salmon, you will learn which animal products store best with which methods, which methods must be avoided, and which diseases are the greatest risk when you store meat. With this information in hand, you will start learning how the freezing, canning, curing, and smoking processes work. You will be given detailed outlines of each process starting with what equipment you will need.<br><br>Experts in meat preservation have been interviewed and their insights have been included here to provide a detailed and full overview of everything you can expect in the process. From these interviews, you will start the process of understand what you need to effectively preserve meat products. You will learn what can lead to failure for all four methods, what the best possible storage locations are for each, and what materials should be avoided at all costs. Learn how smoking works and the timelines for every form of storage from the moment the animal is butchered to the moment it needs to be preserved. No matter what kind of animal you are preserving, this book will provide the details you need to effectively store the meat for later use. <br><br>Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president’s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed. <br><br><b><i>This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. The print version of this book is 288 pages and you receive exactly the same content. Over the years our books have won dozens of book awards for content, cover design and interior design including the prestigious Benjamin Franklin award for excellence in publishing. We are proud of the high quality of our books and hope you will enjoy this eBook version. </b></i>

  • Author: Ken Oster
  • Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc.; Illustrated edition (March 17, 2011)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-1601383433
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.65 x 8.8 inches


8. Afield: A Chef's Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

2012 IPPY Bronze Award in the Cookbook category (Independent Publisher Book Awards) ForeWord Reviews 2012 Book of the Year Award Finalist (TBA) 2013 James Beard Foundation Book Awards, Nominee Finalist Born from the principles of the local food movement, a growing number of people are returning to hunting and preparing fish and game for their home tables. Afield: A Chef's Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish  is at once a manifesto for this movement and a manual packed with everything the new hunter needs to know.  Wild foods, when managed responsibly, are sustainable, ethical, and delicious, and author Jesse Griffiths combines traditional methods of hunting, butchering, and preparing fish and game with 85 mouthwatering recipes. Afield throws open the doors of field dressing for novice and experienced hunters alike, supplying the know-how for the next logical step in the local, sustainable food movement.  Stemming from a commitment to locally grown vegetables and nose-to-tail cooking, Griffiths is an expert guide on this tour of tradition and taste, offering a combination of hunting lessons, butchery methods, recipes, including how to scale, clean, stuff, fillet, skin, braise, fry and more. Fellow hunting enthusiast and food photographer Jody Horton takes you into the field, follows Griffiths step-by-step along the way and then provides you with exquisite plate photograph of the finished feasts. Filled with descriptive stories and photographs, Afield takes the reader along for the hunt, from duck and dove to deer and wild hog. Game and fish include: Doves, Deer, Hogs, Squirrel, Rabbits, Ducks, Geese, Turkey, Flounder, White Bass, Crabs, Catfish, and more.

  • Author: Jesse Griffiths
  • Publisher: Welcome Books; Illustrated edition (September 18, 2012)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-1599621142
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 1.18 x 10.31 inches


9. Duck, Duck, Goose: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Waterfowl, Both Farmed and Wild

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

A lush, illustrated cookbook devoted to preparing and cooking ducks and geese, both domestic and wild, from the author of the award-winning blog  Hunter Angler Gardener Cook.   Duck is having a renaissance in American restaurants and kitchens as cooks discover that diverse breeds, species, and cuts of meat offer an exciting range of flavors and textures. Many cooks—and even hunters—have a fear of cooking fowl. Duck, Duck, Goose shows you how to cook duck and goose like a pro: perfectly crisp skin crackling with each bite, succulent confit, impeccable prosciutto, and more. Hank Shaw, an award-winning food writer, hunter, and cook on the forefront of the marsh-to-table revolution, provides all you need to know about obtaining, cleaning, and cooking these flavorful birds. Duck, Duck, Goose includes detailed guides on species and breeds, selecting a duck in the market, and plucking and hanging a wild bird. Shaw’s delicious and doable recipes include basics such as Grilled Duck Breast and Slow-Roasted Duck ; international favorites like Duck Pho, Sichuan Fragrant Duck, Mexican Duck with Green Mole, and Cassoulet; and celebration-worthy fare such as Perfect Roast Goose. It also features an array of duck and goose confit and charcuterie, from fresh sausages to dry-cured salami.   The most comprehensive guide to preparing and cooking both domestic and wild ducks and geese, Duck, Duck, Goose will be a treasured companion for anyone who wants to free themselves from the tyranny of chicken and enjoy perfectly cooked waterfowl.

  • Author: Hank Shaw
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press; Illustrated edition (October 1, 2013)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-1607745297
  • Dimensions: 8.22 x 0.76 x 9.3 inches


10. Venison Every Day: The No-Fuss Guide to Cooking Game at Home

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Game Cooking - August 2021

Get the Most Bang for for Your Buck Step up your venison cooking game with fresh field-to-table recipes that make the most of your whole harvest from shoulder to shank. Venison cooking is for everyone, and Allie Doran, creator of Miss Allie’s Kitchen, shows you how to make sure every meal you make is as tender, flavorful and easy as possible, from the Easiest Black Pepper Jerky to Red Wine–Braised Short Ribs with Herb Gremolata. In this recipe collection, you’ll learn all the skills you need to start cooking the best game meals of your life beyond basic stewing. Break down sinewy sirloin with tenderizing marinades, use the fat in neck meat to make mouthwatering barbacoa or even cube up tough flank meat for tacos and kebabs. Soon you’ll find there’s no such thing as a bad cut of meat when you’re cooking it right! Even less experienced cooks can get superior quality meals―with helpful sections on field dressing your deer and suggestions for which cuts to use for every dish. In no time at all, you can break out a Wild Game Charcuterie Board for a party, level up your brunch with Southern-Style Sausage Gravy or have a date night in with the impressive Roasted Whole Tenderloin with Peppercorns. Full of hearty recipes for every cut of meat and every occasion, Venison Every Day will never leave you wondering what to do with a freezer full of deer again.

  • Author: Allie Doran
  • Publisher: Page Street Publishing; Illustrated edition (September 1, 2020)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient
  • ISBN: 978-1645671244
  • Dimensions: 8.05 x 0.38 x 9.07 inches