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Video: Hunting Invasive Canada Geese in Virginia

Canadian Geese aren't really supposed to be hanging out in Virginia in huge numbers, eating wine makers' grapes. In this episode of the Perennial Plate's Road Trip series, we follow Jackson Landers, a writer and locavore hunter. "I don't want to wipe out all Canadian geese...but hunting them keeps them from being a problem," says Landers in the video. The geese are made into burgers. Warning: This video contains some graphic scenes. More

For Christmas: Are We Talkin' Turkey Or Cookin' a Goose?

Christmas is less than a week away, which means it's time for my mother and me to resume our annual debate: Is it too soon for another turkey dinner? I say yes. Thanksgiving was barely a month ago, and my memories of the meal (unlike the half bag of cranberries in my fridge and the shriveled sweet potato in my vegetable drawer) are still fresh. Not to mention the fact that I ate leftover turkey sandwiches for days afterward. For the upcoming holiday feast, I think a roast beef would be perfect, particularly when rubbed with fresh herbs, studded with garlic, and finished with port sauce. Lobsters, in their festive red shells, would also be lovely. Or why not... More

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