If someone in your family hunts wild game birds, you are fortunate for game birds are at their best smoked.
6 – 8 small game birds (dove, quail, squab)
Salt and pepper
Prepare birds and split in half. Brush birds with a heavy coat of Dijon mustard, season and wrap with bacon. Secure bacon slices with toothpicks. Arrange birds on several pieces of heavy-duty aluminum foil, place on smoker grid and smoke.
Charcoal: Use 5 pounds charcoal, 3 quarts hot water, 2 wood sticks and smoke 1 – 2 hours.
Electric: Use 3 quarts hot water, 2 wood sticks and smoke 1 – 2 hours.
Serves 3 – 4