Recipes created by chefs for riverside cooking

Enjoy working your way through these delicious and interesting recipes. They have been adapted to be cooked over an open fire—best next to a river—and written down for you to download and cook.

Turkish lamb kebab with tomato chutney and Israeli couscous

Click index card for full printable recipe Turkish Lamb Kebab with Tomato Chutney & Israeli Couscous Recipe from Scott Mason of the Ketchum Grill, Idaho Serves 8 Ingredients for Lamb Kebabs: 5 lbs ground lamb 1/2 bunch chopped fresh mint 3 shallots, diced 1/2 cup currants 1/2 [...]

2021-11-17T22:13:08+00:00February 25th, 2019|Recipes|

Blackberry Compound Butter – river side steak by chef Donicio Gomez

On our fishing trip on the Logan River chef and avid angler Donicio Gomez introduced these two recipes to our riverside lunch. He seasoned our steak with this great spice mix before searing the meat and lathered his delicious compound butter over the top once steaks were cooked. To prepare the compound butter start [...]

2021-11-12T14:40:48+00:00December 31st, 2018|Recipes|

Beaverkill Hatchery Rainbow Trout Recipe with Roasted Grape Relish

Adapted from a recipe by Galen Sampson, Chef and G.M. at the Beaverkill Valley Inn that he demonstrated over fire at the BVI. For this Recipe we are using a beautiful Rainbow Trout from the Beaverkill Hatchery Galen Sampson has settled into a comfortable life with his wife on the edge of the Upper [...]

2021-11-17T20:22:11+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Recipes|

Hatchery Steelhead with Smashed Potatoes and Wild Greens

We're on the Eel River: Benbow, California Adapted from a recipe demonstrated by Joshua Schwartz: Executive Chef Del Dotto Vineyards Josh Schwartz has an eye for all tasty things in the wild. When invited to spend a day fishing and cooking with our American Rivers Tour crew, he was quick to suggest we start [...]

2021-11-17T21:41:44+00:00April 18th, 2018|Recipes|

Cooking Rainbow Trout Over Fire: Snake River Surf & Turf

It’s not often that a trout is harvested from any river and transferred directly to the skillet on the American Rivers Tour. Previously unknown to us, the Idaho Fish & Game Department is focused on reducing non-native rainbow trout in the Snake River. For this special occasion, we harvested a 19 inch non-native rainbow [...]

2021-11-11T16:51:57+00:00December 21st, 2017|Recipes|

Red Flannel Hash

Planning for a float trip requires lists. One of my favorite lists involves kitchen prep for the riverside lunch, or in this case, brunch. Having found a perfect Fishpond canvas cooler at Henry’s Fork Anglers step one was taken care of. Everything I needed fit into one package including the cast iron skillets, paper [...]

2017-11-28T22:45:19+00:00November 24th, 2017|Recipes|

Buffalo Tenderloin: Lakeside Lodge, Island Park, Idaho

The Lakeside Lodge is hidden and off the beaten path - perhaps that’s what I liked most about the establishment. Situated at the top of the Island Park Reservoir on Henry’s Fork River, it’s a perfect base camp for adventure oriented groups, especially if you’re fishing anywhere in and around Yellowstone. The lodge is [...]

2021-11-17T20:40:33+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Recipes|

Blackened Buffalo Medallions: Lakeside Lodge, Island Park, Idaho

After a successful day at Mesa Falls, on our way to the lodge we took a left hand turn off of Highway 20 late in the afternoon. Heading into uncharted territory for us, not really knowing where we were going or what to expect. In a hurry to arrive, timing was key to catch [...]

2021-11-17T20:35:51+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Recipes|
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