Peruvian Grilled Quail

Well quarantine day one quickly turned into quarantine day twenty something. The time went by so fast for me! But here we are. I don’t think I have ever been bored in my entire life, especially on this property, so as much as the anxiety creeps in about the world outside of here I am… Continue reading Peruvian Grilled Quail

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 Noodle Soup, Fried Shallot, Cabbage and Venison Broth

Continuing with day two of my meal challenge this recipe could easily be made with any noodle or omit the noodles entirely! This is why in my previous post I instructed to reserve that venison roast broth from your crockpot. The broth itself is light in flavor but why not use it and absorb more… Continue reading Venison Noodle Soup, Fried Shallot, Cabbage and Venison Broth

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

If I Could Write a Letter to Me: Quail Karaange

“If I could write a letter, to me…” The Brad Paisley tune came to mind most recently as I sat under the oak trees by my neighbors tank, plucking beautiful little quail for dinner that evening. Like the song suggests, if I could write a letter to my seventeen year old self about this moment… Continue reading If I Could Write a Letter to Me: Quail Karaange

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

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… Continue reading Keep Calm & Curry On: Easy weeknight venison curry

Diaries of a Duck Farmer: Why ducks?

We recently adopted ten hen ducks from a beloved local farm in Austin that will be closing its doors in June. While ducklings are adorable & I have raised several, I prefer to adopt adult ducks from folks who can no longer take care of them. Knowing my flock would be expanding by more than… Continue reading Diaries of a Duck Farmer: Why ducks?