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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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Out Of South Africa…

  South Africa is a country of extremes. Extreme wealth to extreme poverty, extreme love to extreme hatred, and the list could go on. I am more grateful for the United States and all her faults than before I left. I have come away from South Africa permanently changed by her people and their love.… Continue reading Out Of South Africa…

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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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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!

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What does chipmunk taste like?

I am trying to think spring! When I arrived in Nebraska on Friday it was 40 degrees. Just heavenly, for someone who spends half of their life stuck living in the coldest zone in the entire continental United States! How quickly it can change and when we left Nebraska it was 10 degrees with wind… Continue reading What does chipmunk taste like?