Wild Turkey Tagliatelle

“The turkey’s eyes are such that he can see a bumblebee turn a somersault on the verge of the horizon.” ~Archibald Rutledge Every time I cook with wild turkey, four things run through my mind: it will be gamey, it will be tough, it will be chewy, it will be dry.  Those four fears not only […]

Dove Poppers!

“If the hunter comes back with mushrooms, don’t ask him how his hunt was.” ~ Ghanaian Proverb Sometimes you just have to go with what you know.  Don’t get me wrong, I take delight in putting a twist on an familiar recipe or coming up with something completely new.  But sometimes there is just as […]

Farmhouse Turkey Burger

“Some men are mere hunters; others are turkey hunters.” ~ Archibald Rutledge Nothing beats a good turkey hunt.  The spring turkey hunt kind of feels like a good stretch when you first get out of bed.  You have been tucked up under the covers, dreaming, maybe tossing and turning a little.  Sometimes you wake up […]

Tips for Duck Hunting Beginners: Like Myself!!!

“Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.” ~ Michael Caine When I was little, every Saturday morning I crawled out of bed just before the sun came up, poured myself an oversized bowl of cereal, parked myself in front of the television, and watched Saturday morning cartoons. […]

Images from the Fall Muzzleloader Hunt 2016

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” ~ Marcus Aurelius Chilly, frost-bitten mornings.  Vibrant orange, red, and yellow fall leaves.  Beautiful crisp blue cloudless skies.  Warm campfires glowing after the sun has set.  Muzzleloader mule deer season falls at the most beautiful time of […]

Pronghorn Pumpkin Beer Chili

“I am the kind of person who really will drive hours for a bowl of chili. I’m not a three-star restaurant kind of a person; I’m just a food person.” ~ Nora Ephron Yesterday while driving around on the mountain in search of deer, I started thinking about how much I just plain love fall. I […]