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Wild Game Domain: From the Hunt to the Hearth

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Brooklyn, NY


Wild Game Domain: From the Hunt to the Hearth will focus on the hunting, harvesting and sustainable consumption of wild game and forage found in our great nation. Host Chad Pagano discusses everything from the history of hunting to the recipes and techniques we use to make healthy mouth watering dishes.




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Episode 91: Colin Kearns of Field & Stream

Colin Kearns is a senior deputy editor atField & Stream—where he was an intern in 2004. After graduating from Indiana...

Duration: 00:29:30

Episode 90: Animal Tracking with Judith D. Schwartz

Is animal tracking a lost art? Today on Wild Game Domain, host Chad Pagano and guest Judith D. Schwartz discuss...

Duration: 00:31:50

Episode 89: Turtle Soup

The Wild Game Domain is back!! Everybody’s favorite Army sniper turned pastry chef, Chad Pagano, returns for an episode that...

Duration: 00:42:50

Wild Game Domain - Episode 88 - Chef in the Wild

This week on Wild Game Domain, Chad Pagano is joined by the author of Chef in the Wild, Randy King. Randy is a man of dual passions -- cooking and hunting. As a chef he has cooked professionally for nearly 20 years across the Northwest. As a lifelong hunter Randy has traversed America hunting everything from Caribou in Alaska to hogs in Florida. Kings writing and recipes have been appeared in Outdoor Life, Traditional Bowhunter Magazine and Eating Wild. He is also a long time columnist for...

Duration: 00:33:46

WIld Game Domain - Episode 87 - Hunting Dogs

Take a trip down hunting history lane on this week's episode of The Wild Game Domain. Chad Pagano, freshly back from his trip to Chicago, talks about the long and storied partnership between man and dog in hunts. Learn about the tradition and method of using dogs to hunt deer. This program was brought to you by White Oak Pastures. "Man has used canine to help hunt for at least 15,000 years now." [05:00] "I don't see the problem with dog deer hunting. It's as human as a human deer drive, as...

Duration: 00:36:22

Wild Game Domain - Episode 86 - The Animals You Should Eat

This week on The Wild Game Domain Chad gives us his opinion on, his list, of animals that everyone should eat. The list includes discussion on the sale of lion meat, how rats are part of the everyday diets of many people, and some interesting recipes for cooking jellyfish. This program was brought to you by White Oak Pastures. "Don't go out now and try to hunt squirrels in your yard in Bushwick, those are city squirrels, those aren't real squirrels." [5:00] "Scorpians, they tasted like...

Duration: 00:35:26

Wild Game Domain - Episode 85 - 5 Reasons to Try Hunting

This week on Wild Game Domain, host Chad Pagano is breaking down five reasons why every man should go hunting at least once. Thinking intently on what makes hunting a stereotypically masculine activity and how the need to survive has shaped human DNA, Chad encourages everyone to truly reconnect with the meat on our plates. Whether it's a way to leave the modern world behind, practice patience, or experience the adrenaline rush of harvesting your own food, hunting can be a way to truly...

Duration: 00:32:19

Wild Game Domain - Episode 84 - Hunting as a Woman with Lisa Fusco

News flash - women can hunt! This week on a special episode of Wild Game Domain, Chad Pagano is joined in-studio by Lisa Fusco, a hunter and food professional. Lisa gives listeners a woman's perspective on hunting. Chad has never once in his life had the honor of hunting with a woman and relishes in this opportunity to talk shop with Lisa. Tune in for some incredible insight and advice from a woman who is not afraid to hunt with the boys. This program was brought to you by White Oak...

Duration: 00:35:03

Wild Game Domain - Episode 83 - Chad Gets Real

This week on Wild Game Domain Chad discusses a fellow hunter who recently contacted him about difficulties when finding and hunting deer. Chad decides to address what he feels is the issue with dramatized hunting television shows. He goes over the process and passed down techniques of hunting, some of the great experiences that taught him to be a hunter, and the ups and downs of using the internet to become better at hunting. This program was brought to you by Edwards Ham. "You gotta kinda...

Duration: 00:35:52

Wild Game Domain - Episode 82 - More Turkey Talk

Tune in for tales of wild turkey and gun shows on a brand new episode of The Wild Game Domain. Fresh off his rant from last week, Chad shifts his focus back to the hunt. Hear stories from the field and some insight into what it takes to legally buy a gun in this country. This program was brought to you by Edwards VA Ham. "Anybody who sells a gun legally has to conduct a background check - wherever it is. Stop talking about the 'gun show loophole' - it doesn't exist." [11:00] --Chad Pagano...

Duration: 00:32:22

Wild Game Domain - Episode 81 - Chad Rants!

This week on Wild Game Domain Chad came in to the studio and he was feeling angry. Instead of yelling at us he decided to make a whole show just focused on why he is so angry. The rant ranges from topics of what color coats people wear, the shape of lightbulbs, chatrooms, Home Depot, and talking about alimony payments on the train. The topic of the conversation turns to a recent story regarding deer hunting on staten island. This program was brought to you by Edwards VA Ham. "Listen to me...

Duration: 00:33:06

Episode 80 - Wild Game Domain - Turtle Hunting

This week on Wild Game Domain Chad informs us that turtle hunting, or as he calls is "turtle finding" season is fast approaching New York. Chad first tells us a ridiculous story about hunting, preparing, and eating snapping turtles in the military. Chad then discusses the fact that he has never strictly hunted turtle, but that there are many people in the country who make a living off of hunting turtles. This program was sponsored by Heritage Foods USA. "Turtle season goes from July to...

Duration: 00:35:00

Wild Game Domain - Episode 79 - Cara Tannenbaum

This week on The Wild Game Domain: From Hunt to Hearth Chad interviews Cara Tannenbaum, an old friend as well as the author of "In a Nutshell," a new cook book all centered around cooking with nuts and seeds. Cara describes the genesis of the idea, and how the book has changed since its beginning in 2008. She describes how the process of cook book writing can be a very interesting but difficult process, she tells us that one of the most difficult parts, but one you must learn, is...

Duration: 00:29:02

Episode 78 - Wild Game Domain - Bushmeat

This week on Wild Game Domain: From the Hunt to the Hearth Chad goes deeply into what bush meat is, and the risk factors behind cooking and eating bushmeat. He tells us that as Americans, its easy to just say we wont eat gorillas or bats, but that is certain african countries it is a mater of survival. This program was sponsored by Underground Meats "We gotta look at the life in these rural villages in Africa...its not at all an easy life." [15:15] -- Chad Pagano on Wild Game Domain: From...

Duration: 00:31:57

Wild Game Domain - Episode 77 - 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Co.

Tune into a spirited episode of Wild Game Domain as Chad Pagano is joined by the guys behind 10th Mountain Whiskey Spirit Co! Founded by Christian Avignon and Ryan Thompson, the 10th Mountain Whiskey Spirit Co. aims to be Vail's first premier distillery catering to those that love the mountain lifestyle in Colorado. The guys talk about their product, the story behind the name and their love of the outdoors. This program was brought to you by S. Wallace Edwards Co. "I grew up with original...

Duration: 00:31:00

Wild Game Domain - Episode 76 - Learn to Hunt NYC

Want to learn how to hunt? Find out how you can in NYC this week on Wild Game Domain. Chad Pagano is joined by Fisher Neal, who has been obsessed with hunting since he was a little kid, and loves teaching people about it. From the basics of how to get your first license to advanced techniques and skills, you can learn it all from Fisher. He's the owner of Learn to Hunt NYC, which specializes in lessons and guided hunts for beginning hunters in the NYC Metro area.​ He is also a professional...

Duration: 00:30:14

Wild Game Domain - Episode 75 - The Image of Hunters

Chad Pagano is a little dismayed with image problem hunters have in some circles. Is the anti-hunter movement getting an upper hand? Why are applications for hunting licenses declining? Find out on a brand new episode of Wild Game Domain. This program was brought to you by Heritage Foods USA. "We have to remember, hunting is treated as a legislative privilege we have. They give us the right to do it. Nowhere in the Constitution does it say we have the right to kill animals." [09:00] "Turkeys...

Duration: 00:35:00

Wild Game Domain - Episode 74 - Duck Hunting

It's duck season! No it's rabbit season! It's duck season!!! It's rabbit season!! Ok, ok it's actually duck hunting season in New York -- and it's ALSO a brand new season of The Wild Game Domain! Chad's talking water fowl this week as deer season winds down -- and he's got some great tips for his hunting faithful. Tune in and get in the trenches with Chef Pagano! This program was brought to you by Heritage Foods USA. "Towards the end of the deer season when I'm kind of getting worn out it's...

Duration: 00:32:58

Wild Game Domain - Episode 73 - The Year in Hunting

Get a recap on the year of hunting from Chad Pagano on this week's episode of Wild Game Domain! Chad talks about the white tail deer season as it comes to an end and also discusses coyote hunting in New York. Close the year off on a high note and spend some time with everybody's favorite hunter and culinary instructor. This program was brought to you by White Oak Pastures. "If you're a real conservationist - you understand the problem we have in New York state with the coyote population."...

Duration: 00:34:46

Wild Game Domain - Episode 72 - Hunting Disaster

Ready for a good story? This week on The Wild Game Domain, Chad Pagano details one of the most interesting hunting experiences of his life. Hear how he literally fell into the swamp as he recounts a hunt gone wrong with his pal Joe P, who calls in. If you want to hear two real-deal hunters talk shop and recount stories, tune in! This program was brought to you by Heritage Foods USA. "The double barrel is definitely one of the safest shotguns." [17:00] --"Joe P" on Wild Game Domain

Duration: 00:33:36

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