Game-Day Finger Foods ~ Day 1

Looking for the perfect game-day finger foods is quite a challenge.  There are two days of raging football fans that need to be fed and keeping prep to a minimum so that the cook can enjoy the game and the friends is just as important as feeding the crew. If you have a bit of…

Venison Loin and Chocolate; A Delicious Combination

Even though we have not taste tested this recipe yet, it is on the menu and simply too tempting not to share ahead of time.  The ingredients list had my mouth watering on sight; venison loin, red wine, bay leaves, thyme, venison or beef stock, semisweet dark chocolate chips, pepper, toasted pecans, honey, olive oil,…

Fresh Alaska Salmon

We have salmon in the freezer from the last catch and I have been on the hunt for a twist on the usual recipe.  I found a great one at Sunset Magazine, by chef Matt Mulder and thought I would share.  This looks delicious!  While I will be using the frozen catch, I do suggest…

Wild Turkey Recipes

Northwest Turkey Hunters are pouring over their scouting journals and maps to fine tune their search for gobblers as the season is finally upon us.  Those of us that remain home will be waiting with bated breath for them to return with dinner and in preparation for this momentous occasion, I have been on the…

Cuisine on the Wild Side

My outdoorsman  has been working on his hunting schedules for the year.  The maps and hunting regs have been out and scoured, IM’s to his hunt buddies have been flying back and forth coordinating tags and days off, er…I mean sick days and the hunting gear catalogs are spread all over the coffee table.  What…