Crispy Adobo Pork Salad with Honey Mustard Lime Vinaigrette

It’s so easy to create a simple vinaigrette at home for an easy weeknight salad you’ll be wondering why you ever wasted money on a giant squeeze bottle from the store in the first place. All it does is sit and take up room in your refrigerator after one use, am I right? This salad… Continue reading Crispy Adobo Pork Salad with Honey Mustard Lime Vinaigrette

Venison and Cauliflower Italian Bake

Finally! Day three of my one roast, three recipe challenge to myself. Minimal ingredients packed with lots of flavor, this dish was inspired by my craving for lasagna without the time to make one. This dish is also one of those pantry cleaner dishes- you know the ones. When you haven’t gone to the store… Continue reading Venison and Cauliflower Italian Bake

Thai Sriracha Venison and Cabbage

How many meals can I make from ONE venison roast? This was the question I asked myself this week. Amidst global virus scares and the usual drama of the world my mind still drifted off to food and the upcoming spring vegetable season. I have been working in the garden every night this week making… Continue reading Thai Sriracha Venison and Cabbage

Oh my Gourd: Weeknight Stuffed Squash 3 Ways

Hard to believe it is already June but my garden keeps giving me daily surprises to fuel my culinary curiousity. This year I planted in late March due to frost threats, rain and procrastination which has made me an even more anxious gardener than usual. But just when I think of throwing in the towel… Continue reading Oh my Gourd: Weeknight Stuffed Squash 3 Ways

Siracha Dragon Noodles & Crispy Venison Tenderloin with Zucchini

” I will take what is mine with fire and blood.” It’s true Game of Thrones is over but that doesn’t mean you can’t eat like the lady of Dragonstone, Protector of the Seven Kingdoms or a mad queen. The season finale of GOT has come and gone and life as we know it has… Continue reading Siracha Dragon Noodles & Crispy Venison Tenderloin with Zucchini

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… Continue reading Gorganzola & Malabar Spinach Stuffed Wild Turkey Breast

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… Continue reading Hunt to Table: Ginger Javelina & Swiss Chard Egg Rolls

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… Continue reading Venison Tomato and Basil Soup with Pasta

The Fiery Farmer: Growing and preserving habanero peppers (and memories) in South Texas

“A fiery poet is nothing if not the fire that burns the fuel that runs the world.” -Anonymous¬† When it comes to the garden at the Czech Out Ranch I am the caretaker of all things growing. Don’t get me wrong, Adam helps me tremendously with preparation and planting, but I make the at least… Continue reading The Fiery Farmer: Growing and preserving habanero peppers (and memories) in South Texas