This week, we'll talk to Kate Gooding, whose new cookbook "50 Ways to Eat a Beaver" really puts the mystery in msytery meat. Plus we'll talk to state officials about new opportunities to hunt with a crossbow.

Part 1: Mike Sawyer of the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife explains the evolution of crossbows and expanded opportunites to hunt with them in the Maine woods.

Part 2: Bob Humphrey, a wildflife biologist and outdoors writer, talks about how a new Maine law is making crossbows more popular among Maine hunters.

Part 3: The Maine Harvest Festival begins today at the Cross Insurance Center ion Bangor. Kate Gooding will be there to talk about cooking wild game. Is there anything Kate won't eat? Answer: Yes.

Part 4: What are the basics of cooking wild game? Kate gives us the low-down, and it's not as hard as you might think.

Part 5: Kate tells us how to get your goose cooked.