Simple Cold Smoked Trout

After the hustle and bustle of the hunting seasons has come to a halt, there is still adventure to be had. I always remember my father putting early spring fishing for trout on a pedestal. Searching for trout that have been eating nothing other than tiny midges and crustaceans under the ice, or in the…

Flakey AF Bear Fat Biscuits

Bear Fat is such a versatile ingredient for the kitchen, it is stable, flavorful, and the perfect substitute for butter or shortening. Bears tote a lot of this stuff around in the fall and it is not something that should go to waste. It is easily rendered down and stores well in the fridge. I…

BBQ Venison Ribs

Everybody loves ribs, and for good reason. Ribs are juicy, tender, smoky, and the perfect excuse to make cornbread. Venison ribs on the other hand seem to take a back seat when it comes to butchering, usually ending up in the grind pile or the field. It is a shame because deer ribs are excellent…

Acorn Flour Macarons

There are many things in life that may seem futile to others. We live in a reality where it is not necessary to consume our time for little reward. Things are done by hand less and less, and most things fall under the category of “ain’t nobody got time for that!” We don’t churn our…

Wild Turkey Roulade

It’s that time of year that turkey is on the menu for many across the US. Wild turkey is amazing table fare, and I am always pleased to get a bird for the fall spread. Roulades offer the amazing benefit of white and dark meat in a single cut, and utilizing sous vide cooking alleviates…

Chorizo Pronghorn Burgers

  I will admit I am somewhat a burger-holic. While “backstraps” are the meat of choice¬† leaving most freezers first, my freezer struggles to hold ground venison. I love cheeseburgers, and playing with different flavors, buns, and cheeses. This is a burger that I am proud of, it has that rich flavor of chili and…

Bear Fat Bear Claws

Bearclaws are a classic pastry, fluffy, flaky, sweet, and a solid almond filling. What isn’t so classic, is bear fat in the recipe. Let me assure you, these belong in your hunting camp. Early morning perc coffee and one of these bad boys is sure to satisfy that morning sweet tooth. The use of bear…