From the Cookbook: Drunk Duck or Goose

posted on January 24, 2014

No, you don't need to get your favorite game bird inebriated before you harvest it—Drunk Duck or Goose gets its' name from the Sherry and Bourbon found among its ingredients. The NRA Member's Wild Game Cookbook, Second Edition is a collection of common and unique wild-game recipes alike. Give this one a try!

Drunk Duck or Goose

The following recipe is taken directly from the NRA Members' Wild Game Cookbook, Second Edition. To buy your own copy of the cookbook, visit the NRA Program Materials Center.


• 1 goose or 2 ducks (filleted breast meat and leg quarters)
• 6 tablespoons currant jelly
• 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
• 1/2 pound butter or margarine
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 2/3 cup Sherry
• 1 1/3 cups Bourbon

Melt jelly in heavy frying pan and add worcestershire , butter or margarine, salt and black pepper. When butter is melted, add Sherry and Bourbon. Bring to a boil and add duck meat. Keep sauce barely at a boil, about eight minutes. Turn duck once at mid point of cooking time. Serve at once over rice. Use liquid left in pan for sauce.

Originally Submitted By
James Nash Leona, TX


Olmsted Shooting Brass Axe
Olmsted Shooting Brass Axe

#SundayGunday: Henry Lever Action Brass Axe .410

Get a closer look at the Henry Lever Action Brass Axe .410, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Debating Anti-Hunters Part II

The author had an exchange about the local coyote population in Northern Virginia with a woman on social media. Their discussion serves as a good follow-up to his last article on handling anti-hunters.

Mozambique Common Sense Hunting Tips

Hunters should always be on the lookout for know-how they can use. On a buffalo hunt in Mozambique, the author was all too happy to soak up some bushcraft that can be of use to us all in North America.

Choosing the Best Optics Setup for Western Big-Game Hunting

An ideal optics setup for Western big-game hunting includes a binocular, spotting scope, rangefinder and riflescope. Here’s how to choose the best of each for your needs.  

#SundayGunday​: Bushmaster 450 Bravo Zulu

Get a closer look at the Bushmaster 450 Bravo Zulu, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.

Recipe: Venison Stroganoff

This recipe is quick and easy to make, and the longer you let it simmer, the better it gets.


Get the best of American Hunter delivered to your inbox.