Add Blood to Your Whole Animal-Cooking Arsenal

Matt Kirouac

Whether you want to infuse a hidden dose of umami into a dish or enrich everything from sauces to sausages, game blood is the way to go.

Laap bpet is a minced duck salad that gets a hit of raw duck blood at Houston’s Foreign Correspondents. “You need a live duck, and the blood must be retained upon slaughter,” says Chef P.J. Stoops. The heads are split and...