Mongolian Venison & Broccoli

Fast weeknight meals are becoming even more important these days. There are a lot of changes coming my way in 2020 but I don’t want that to limit me from eating the same great home cooked meals as before. Often times people tell me that the dishes I make seem to fancy or difficult- and… Continue reading Mongolian Venison & Broccoli

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

Vote for Jane for the 2019 Garden & Gun Good Dog Photo Contest

Please take a moment to vote for Jane for this year’s Garden & Gun Good Dog Photo Contest. Help me celebrate the versitillity of the Collie breed and all the fun things Jane & I have experienced as well as overcome together. ONE vote daily! Vote here Jane is registered Czech Out Kalamity Jane CD… Continue reading Vote for Jane for the 2019 Garden & Gun Good Dog Photo Contest

Off With A Bang: Warm Asian salad with crispy mesquite bean sweet and sour dove

And just like that it’s September and dove season here in Texas. Not only that but dove season indicates we’ve lived in the metal mansion for two years. It’s almost hard to believe. This is our second dove season with the helpful aid of Ace our German Shorthair Pointer and first season for neighbor puppy… Continue reading Off With A Bang: Warm Asian salad with crispy mesquite bean sweet and sour dove

Have Nose, Will Travel: Scent tracking demonstrations with Jane

We all know that dogs have had a relationship with mankind for centuries. From delivering messages in war, search and rescue, hunting small and big game, herding livestock, etc.- purebreds were all created with purpose to serve humankind in some way or another. The Vikings were even buried with their beloved hunting dogs afterall. When… Continue reading Have Nose, Will Travel: Scent tracking demonstrations with Jane

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

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… Continue reading The Sun Sets on South Texas Turkey Season