Cooking with Wild Game · Life lessons

Answering a Listener’s Question on Venison

Lisa, I listened to you on WCCO radio not too long ago and looked at your wild chow website.  It is very helpful.  I need help with venison.  I have chops and roast left from a deer I shot last fall and I am looking for  help.  Too often the cook books I find and… Continue reading Answering a Listener’s Question on Venison

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Homemade Venison Sauage

My husband I have some of the best neighbors ever! We have had some great times together and at times, we have supported each other though some very difficult life experiences too. Life would not be half as much fun with out good friends. John and his family love good food just about as much… Continue reading Homemade Venison Sauage

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Apple Pie Cooking Lessons

I had a wonderful time teaching these two beautiful women how to bake. They were quick learners and they created some beautiful French pastries! We spent time talking about the how beautiful fresh fruit is and about keeping things simple. They couldn't wait to bring their creations home to their husbands! With apple season in… Continue reading Apple Pie Cooking Lessons

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Blue-Gill Chowder

I love fishing. I have been fishing since I could walk. I never get tired of seeing my boys enjoy the sport too. What I do get tired of, is figuring out what to do with 3 or four small fish that they have caught and it's not enough to feed the family. Not long… Continue reading Blue-Gill Chowder

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Secrets of Cooking with Wild Game: Water Fowl

I find it kind of humorous that word fowl is also a word used to describe something bad.  An example would be, "oh my, that skunk smells foul!" Unfortunately, most hunters I come across that hunt ducks and geese share their disastrous cooking stories of "foul" fowl with me. I must admit I don't get… Continue reading Secrets of Cooking with Wild Game: Water Fowl

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Good-bye Pheasant, Hello Fish! Blueberry Pheasant Pie

I’m pulling the last pheasant out of the freezer today. One of the odd signs that spring is here is the depleting meat supply in my freezer. Because Hunting occurs in the fall, wild game takes up half the freezer.  The 4H kids winning cattle entry- meat makes up the other half after the local… Continue reading Good-bye Pheasant, Hello Fish! Blueberry Pheasant Pie

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Road kill for dinner?

My husband has not had the best luck with his new car. We have only had for 2 years and he has left a trail of road kill in his wake. Before that he drove a white 1993 Ford conversion van and yes we bought it new in 1993. Not once during those 16 years… Continue reading Road kill for dinner?

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Breakfast of Champions…Pheasant Sausage!

What could be healthier? Fresh and natural pheasant made into breakfast sausage. Better for you than any bowl of cereal, pancake and waffles you can buy. Pair the sausage with some eggs and a berry-and-nut smoothie and you have a perfectly "wild" breakfast! The best part is you can make it home-made in minutes with… Continue reading Breakfast of Champions…Pheasant Sausage!