NOV 26, 2020

Cooks with Colton: Episode 3 -Babyback Squirrels

This wild game cooking video, shared in partnership with The Hunting Wire, has's Ken Perrotte cooking with avid hunter and budding chef Colton a dish they call "Babyback Squirrels." Using a Mossberg 817T .22 rifle, they load the pot with eastern gray squirrels and then adapt a classic French-style coq au vin preparation for this sometimes chewy lord of the treetops. The result is fall-off-the-bone tender meat, hence the "babyback" reference. Good stuff! For this full recipe, plus many more, go to

By Ken Perrotte

Video: Babyback Squirrels