Recipes · Salads

The Maple Syrup…Is Running Down My Chin

Maple syrup has been flowing every spring throughout the centuries. It has been a staple on many American breakfast tables for years. Unfortunately, many Americans settle for something that remotely resembles real maple syrup, maple flavored corn syrup. The real thing is rich in flavor and with all the bad press on corn syrup; I… Continue reading The Maple Syrup…Is Running Down My Chin

Desserts · Fish · Recipes · Side dishes · Soups

Eating Your way to a Healthy Heart

Eating healthy can be fun... ...if you have a plan and some good recipes. This week on Thursday the 21st at 7:45pm I will be doing a free cooking lesson at Hazelden in Chisago Lakes, Minnesota at the 19th Annual Women’s Health Conference. This year’s theme is: Take Charge of Your Health. Eating healthy can taste good… Continue reading Eating Your way to a Healthy Heart

Fish · Recipes

When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big “Walleye” Pizza Pie, That’s….

The Pizza man eats fish? Pizza is by far my favorite food. It has been that way since I grew my first tooth and I could chew. One of my dreams when I was a child was to open my own pizza shop. Well that dream has yet to come true, but it has come true… Continue reading When the Moon Hits Your Eye Like a Big “Walleye” Pizza Pie, That’s….

Chicken · Pheasant · Recipes

Flu advice from my mother: Chicken Soup, rest, and lots of fluids

Flu season is in full swing. There are not many things worse than being sick. I remember as a child, being very ill and my mother requiring three things. First, we were relegated to our rooms, with the door closed. Two, we were not allow to get out of bed and three; she would stuff… Continue reading Flu advice from my mother: Chicken Soup, rest, and lots of fluids

Recipes · Venison

Mexican Venison Fajitas…Thinking of Summer

Let me introduce you to the stars of our meal...Limes and a cast iron pan. Fresh veggies make me think of summer. I use a lesser cut of venison steak that I gently poked with a small tines of a fork and I slice it really thin. Then, I let the venison come to room… Continue reading Mexican Venison Fajitas…Thinking of Summer

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

Pheasant · Recipes

# 10 Or the # 1 Thing to Know About Cooking Wild Game! Plus 2 Easy Recipes

No. 10 Do not overcook lean cuts of wild game! Wild game is leaner than domestic meats. Wild game is very low in fat. What fats you do find, are subcutaneous. You will also find that there is very little to nonexistent marbled fat in the meat itself. While it’s true, marbled meats will seem,… Continue reading # 10 Or the # 1 Thing to Know About Cooking Wild Game! Plus 2 Easy Recipes

Recipes · Side dishes · Venison

# 9 of Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Cooking Wild Game: Plus 2 Easy Recipes

No. 9 Earthy flavors compliment wild game. When I am creating a new recipe I think about the flavors the game will typically have, kind of like wine tasting or aged cheeses will have undertones, so does wild game. I love to pair wild boar with thyme. When I have an older cut of venison… Continue reading # 9 of Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Cooking Wild Game: Plus 2 Easy Recipes