Appetizers · Recipes

Cruel Summers

Boy was it hot this past week! Despite upper ninety degree temp’s camps, parades and outside games go on. Last week my two youngest kids participated in day camps and parades. I ended up spending more meals than I am used to eating alone and I didn’t like it! It reminded me of the eighties… Continue reading Cruel Summers

Pesto · Recipes

First Harvest From the Garden: Chive Pesto

I have been eagerly checking my garden for any signs of life. Last week, I was pleasantly surprised by chives that were almost 3 inches tall despite all the snow. Other things where growing too. The strawberry leaves are huge already and the rhubarb leaf buds are starting to open. There are signs of life… Continue reading First Harvest From the Garden: Chive Pesto

Cooking with Wild Game · Recipes

Easy Homemade Croutons: More Than Just Salad Toppers

Croutons can make cooking easier not to mention tastier. I use them in many of my wild game dishes. I love them with all kinds of wild game and domestic meats. Homemade croutons are amazing in my pheasant cordon blue and in my luxurious venison meatloaf recipes. You can use the store bought kind, but… Continue reading Easy Homemade Croutons: More Than Just Salad Toppers

Life lessons · Recipes

Teaching Kids How to Cook : Tomato Soup

This is Leo. He is 13. Yup, he is....13. There is so much I could say about being 13. This is my third time being the parent of a 13 year old. One more to go too. Do you feel sorry for me? You should. If you can't relate just read Dr Jekyll and Mr.… Continue reading Teaching Kids How to Cook : Tomato Soup

Cooking with Wild Game · Pizza

Pheasant Pizza

Husband went hunting at a game farm = 8 pheasants in the freezer! Pizza is amazing! Pheasant +Pizza = a dream OK, I have to explain. Pheasant is healthy.  So are veggies, Pizza is wonderful. Enough said. One more comment, "I could live off pizza". That's all. Here is my recipe. Pheasant Pizza One recipe… Continue reading Pheasant Pizza

Pizza · Recipes

Pheasant Pizza

This is the best pizza crust recipe! I've been trying to find the best one for only...20 years! After a little food science research, I figured out the best water to flour ratio for a home oven. With out the parchment paper, it would be near impossible to make this work. If you want the… Continue reading Pheasant Pizza

Pizza · Recipes

Pizza Crust

This is the best pizza crust recipe! I've been trying to find the best one for only...20 years! After a little food science research, I figured out the best water to flour ratio for a home oven. With out the parchment paper, it would be near impossible to make this work. If you want the… Continue reading Pizza Crust

Recipes

What’s in a Foodie’s Fridge

Some days after school I hear the words, " there is nothing to eat". After quick examination of this messy foodie fridge, they could be right. It's filled with all the makings of great meals. Nothing is quick unless you like lemons or pickles at your first glance. There are quick snacks. I just have… Continue reading What’s in a Foodie’s Fridge