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You shot it. Now what? How to cook quail, venison and other Maryland game

You shot it. Now what? How to cook quail, venison and other Maryland game

When Carol Cherington wants to make dinner, she doesn’t have to run to the store to buy meat. She just heads to her freezer.

The Federal Hill resident is an avid hunter and an enthusiastic home chef who writes about her experiences on the blog “Hunt Cook Repeat.”

“A lot of people don’t associate wild game with local food, but it really is,” Cherington said. “Here in Maryland, we have all kinds of hunting. You can hunt deer, and you have the Chesapeake Flyway, which is plentiful with geese and ducks and migrating birds.”

Like many food lovers, Cherington is a proponent of cooking with hyper-local ingredients, including meats from animals native to the Baltimore area....

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