Gorganzola & Malabar Spinach Stuffed Wild Turkey Breast

I’ve been thinking about trying this idea since I harvested my turkey last weekend. Mostly because I recently purchased a beautiful hunk of gorganzola and wanted to use it in a creative way. Also because our Malabar spinach in the garden is growing fast . This vining spinach is one of my favorite things to…

The Sun Sets on South Texas Turkey Season

I’ve said it a million times before- A bad day of turkey hunting is still a good day of turkey hunting. But there are “less good” days mind you. And I have experienced a few of them these past couple years. This spring I had lots of opportunities to hunt my favorite birds and it…

Keep Calm & Curry On: Easy weeknight venison curry

I am not a curry expert but I sure do love it and its flexibility with whatever is in my fridge- making it an easy weeknight meal when I am busy in the garden or playing with Jane. The hardest part is not eating all the venison before plating the dish. I must admit a…

Soup Struttin’: Wild Turkey Pozole

Soup Struttin’: Wild Turkey Pozole Turkey hunting is addicting. Addicting in the way that you want to give up real life and live like Tom Hanks in Cast Away, foraging on wild edibles, muttering to Wilson about your turkey hunting strategies for the day. The thing about hunting turkeys is just when you think you…

Hunt to Table: Ginger Javelina & Swiss Chard Egg Rolls

Javelina is more palatable then most people realize. Ultimately, when it comes to cooking I like to think of my favorite Peccary as just a very lean pork. On another note, who says egg rolls are just an appetizer? Adam and I paired these egg rolls with our homemade habanero mesquite bean dipping sauce and…

Peculiar Perspectives on Peccaries: the tasty Javelina & a little girl power

Inedible. Skunk pig. Nasty creature. All words used to describe Texas’ native peccary, the Javelina. A closer look into understanding this unique creature and maybe, just maybe, people will start to appreciate them. First off, the Javelina or Collared Peccary is NOT a feral hog. It is a small, robust new-world pig who primarily feeds…

Venison Tomato and Basil Soup with Pasta

The perfect recipe for a weeknight, I concocted this delicious soup out of sheer laziness. Simple and tasty wild game recipes are always my favorite! Ingredients: 1 package of pasta noodles- lasagna, bowtie or penne work well 1 Pound Ground venison or ground venison sausage 1 white onion, chopped 4 cups chicken stock 1/4 cup…

Lights, Camera, Action: Behind the scenes at Powderhorn Ranch

“Oh wow…oh wow oh wow!” The words spilled out of Annie’s mouth. An Axis buck stood staring at our hunting blind not more than 60 yards away, antlers towering high above his head. A mating pair of Sandhill cranes flew over, calling back and forth to one another. The steam rose up from the ground…

Beyond the Harvest: The Bull, the Buck, and an Unforgettable Pursuit

Beyond the Harvest: The Bull, the Buck, and an Unforgettable Pursuit In the field it’s difficult for me not to think of every scenario when I’m pursuing wild game. I’m by nature, an over thinker. I swing back and forth between extreme doubt in my capabilities to having confidence it’ll all go perfectly. Kristin, you’re…