Cheese · Recipes · Savory

French Onion Grilled Cheese

April is National Grilled Cheese Month April is National Grilled Cheese Month People REALLY love grilled cheese sandwiches. Many foods can claim a day of fame. There is National Spaghetti day, Chocolate Milk day, and even National Raspberry Popover Day—Yup—you read that right—raspberry popovers. I didn’t even know there was such a thing! But not… Continue reading French Onion Grilled Cheese

Pheasant · Recipes · Soups

Sleepless in Wisconsin

Sometimes it’s the smallest things in life that can make us happy, but it's the tiniest things that can make us really crabby. If you had stopped over to our house last week, you would have found a messy home, crabby kids, and no food—and no hospitality! This fall has been painfully busy for our… Continue reading Sleepless in Wisconsin


Not so Foul Fowl

Duck is good. No, actually it's very good! My husband hasn’t been much of a duck hunter since I’ve known him. A family friend convinced him to go hunting a couple of years ago early before work one day. I hoped he would bring home a duck. I had been thinking about some new recipes for… Continue reading Not so Foul Fowl

Fish · Grilling · Recipes

Something is Fishy: Breakfast?

Fish For breakfast?? This is not normal for us, but I think I like it. My husband offered to cook breakfast with George. When I saw the fry pan come out, I figured we were having eggs. This will be good. Then I remembered we were out of eggs, and I heard him ask George, "Where… Continue reading Something is Fishy: Breakfast?

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….


Please Pass the Pasta

  Wisconsin is very far away from the beautiful warm climate of Italy. In fact, if I could sprout wings and fly, it would still be approximately 5,000 miles. Little did the Italians know they would be creating perfect pasta dishes for Midwesterners. Living in the land of frozen everything for 6 months out of… Continue reading Please Pass the Pasta

Wild and crazy Wisconsin

Backwoods Winter Sailing

This is a sailboat. It also makes a fabulous six person sled. Trees always make it more of a contact sport. It's a little difficult to steer. It was lots of fun. Living out here you have to make do and make your own fun. They can still walk and eat! Merry Christmas from my… Continue reading Backwoods Winter Sailing

Cooking with Wild Game · Recipes

World’s Easiest Venison Recipe

I attended a hunting expo with my boys a few days ago. We had a blast! I kicked both their butts in the pellet gun target shooting and target shooting with a 243 rifle. I was quite proud of myself. George(10) whooped my tootie in archery and Leo(13) kicked my butt in clay pigeons. I… Continue reading World’s Easiest Venison Recipe