Cast Iron Seared Dove & Creamy Grits

Dove season is upon us again (cue “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” theme song). I am not the best dove hunter around, at best I get a few birds every year- Adam on the other hand is the bread winner, or dove winner have you. But hey, this week I have already… Continue reading Cast Iron Seared Dove & Creamy Grits

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

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

Cast Iron Venison Meatball Masala & Cauliflower

Lately I have been into making one skillet meals without trying to compromise taste. This one skillet venison meatball masala is a prime example of how to elevate wild game but also make it an easy weeknight meal. I made this dish on a Monday! A MONDAY! Mondays at our house are usually reserved for… Continue reading Cast Iron Venison Meatball Masala & Cauliflower

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

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

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