It was July 26, 1979 and I was eleven years old. I stood on the end of the dock over looking the lake with a fishing pole in my hand. The sun was taking its good old time setting across the lake. I wanted this day to be over. It had been a typical warm … More Fishing Calms Childhood Fears
Lessons in Cooking Wild Game: Wild Game Sliders I have been cooking wild game for years. I do enjoy eating all kinds of game meats. I also love the health benefits from wild game. But, even I forget sometimes, that wild game is not compatible with many traditional recipes that call for beef. This year … More Wild Game Sliders
Trendy Turkey Soup I recently got my hair cut short. I cut off about 15 inches, which is a big deal for me. I’ve had long hair for quite a while, about 10 years to be exact. Even my hair dresser had a hard time cutting it. I was ready though, in fact I had … More Trendy Turkey Soup
Recently, my son came home from college to spend a couple of days with us. Being mildly obsessed with cooking and overly excited to see my son, I asked him within 10 minutes of his arrival, “what can I cook you for dinner?” I got the typical 15-21 year old response, “I don’t know.” I’m … More Cooking Up New Family Favorites: Homemade Mac-n-Cheese
Last week, I was riding in the car with my husband and a friend, when all of as sudden a giant black bird landed on the road in front of us. My husband and my friend both asked, “what kind of bird is that?” I immediately responded, that it was a turkey vulture, but that … More Turkey Vultures, Commodities Markets, and Where’s the Beef?
I know I posted this not too long ago, but now that fall is here, you can turn the oven on and cook to your hearts content! I am having a small dinner party this weekend and these are on the menu, along with halibut and braised short ribs….two very different things, but the potatoes … More Re-post Potato Love: Simple Roasted Potatoes
Perfect appetizer! I have convinced 3 more doubters that duck is good…no, very good! My husband hasn’t been much of a duck hunter since I’ve known him. A family friend convinced him to go hunting last Thursday. I nicely begged-demanded (if that’s possible) that he bring me home a duck because I had a recipe that … More Perfect Fall Recipe: Apple Teal (Duck)