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quail & pheasent traegerized

post #1 of 8
Thread Starter 

hi, again

 

today i am doing quail and pheasent,  on the traeger, was gunna use the WSM, but after the effort we put in yeasterday celebrating Easter i am in no condition to be using any sort of of wood chopping instrument. 

 

i had a butchers at cowgirls game birds thread, and would like to ask permission off her to use the bacon taters.  they look fantastic and so do the birds.  promise to try and do justice to it. 

 

right then, the quail

 

6 off, marinated in

 

red wine ( shiraz ), red wine viniger, juniper berries, cracked pepper, bay leaves, rosmary, thyme, sage. and crushed garlic.  for 24hrs

 

the pheasent just the 1

 

soy sauce, garlic powder, jack daniels, juniper berries, powdered ginger, treacle, white wine ( reisling ) and fried onion flakes.  rosemary thyme and sage for 24hrs

 

easter birdies.jpg

 

 

easter birdies 001.jpg

 

 

once again will put photos up as i do them.  just about to put birdies into traeger.

 

kevin

 

post #2 of 8

Love the bottlecap "crown"

post #3 of 8

Looking good so far, those are some big quail. 

 

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post #4 of 8
Thread Starter 

i took cowgirl's bacon taters, over to a couple of capsicum.  put the pheasent into the traeger along with the vegies.  set on smoke P4

 

easter birdies 002.jpg

 

easter birdies 003.jpg

 

will let the magik happen here for an hour, then put the quail in.  wondering if i should butterfly them or leave as is

 

kevin

post #5 of 8
Thread Starter 

i left the quail as is. and they are in there with their mate

 

easter birdies 005.jpg

 

will leave them alone for about 1.5hrs

 

here hoping.

 

kevin

post #6 of 8
Thread Starter 

ok this is what it is all about.

 

easter birdies 011.jpg

 

first time ever tried game bird.  what a screaming party on the taste buds, 'ey......gunna do this again for sure.

 

easter birdies 007.jpg

 

thank-you for looking

 

kevin

post #7 of 8

Everything looks delicious, Kevin! Great job!

post #8 of 8

tasty tasty

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