• Outdoors: Our brooks and native trout still need the rain

    August 11, 2020 Comments Off on Outdoors: Our brooks and native trout still need the rain Uncategorized

    As expected, the powerful tropical storm Isaias swept north, bringing with it numerous fancy tropical birds. Among the confounded unintentional travelers were sooty terns — more at home in the Dry Tortugas and the Yucatan — that ended up at Lake Pontoosuc near Pittsfield, Horseneck Beach in Westport and

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  • Camp meals the easy way

    Camp meals the easy way

    August 10, 2020 Comments Off on Camp meals the easy way Uncategorized

    I enjoyed a summer hog hunt with some great friends recently and, as is often the case, I volunteered to be the camp cook. I learned a long time ago that it’s most challenging to actually hunt, or fish for that matter, and come in after being in the … Click here to view original …

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  • Sharing the wealth of hunted meat

    Sharing the wealth of hunted meat

    August 5, 2020 Comments Off on Sharing the wealth of hunted meat Cooking Elk, Recipes

    Since moving to Monticello in 2009, I have to say that some of the kindest folks we have encountered were local hunters. Each year, after deer and elk seasons were done, after the meat was butchered and processed, the sharing came. Whether it was to a place … No compensation asked for, just a simple …

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  • How A Woman Is Expanding The Farm-To-Table Pipeline From Restaurants To Homes

    How A Woman Is Expanding The Farm-To-Table Pipeline From Restaurants To Homes

    August 5, 2020 Comments Off on How A Woman Is Expanding The Farm-To-Table Pipeline From Restaurants To Homes Recipes

    Ariane Daguin, founder of D’Artagnan, and farm-to-table pioneer Restaurants have been one of the industries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. As of July 10, 2020, more than 26,000 restaurants closed ; 60% of those have closed permanently, according to Yelp Economic Average. With Covid-19 cases still

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  • Do’s and Don’ts of Cooking with Deer Heart

    Do’s and Don’ts of Cooking with Deer Heart

    August 5, 2020 Comments Off on Do’s and Don’ts of Cooking with Deer Heart Cooking Venison, Recipes

    Adobe Stock/Chamois huntress Many hunters discard all organs while field-dressing a deer. I used to do the same, until I heard a veteran sportsman rhapsodizing about the culinary delights of fried deer heart and yellow onions. After that, I saved a heart, and my wife, Elaine, prepared it the … Deciding to give

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  • Recipe: Venison Dutch Croquettes

    Recipe: Venison Dutch Croquettes

    July 27, 2020 Comments Off on Recipe: Venison Dutch Croquettes Cooking Venison

    It’s hard to figure out how to describe a croquette . The breaded treats look like a dumpling but have a crisp breading surrounding a meat mixture that is soft and creamy in texture. The croquette is a traditional snack made by the Dutch and is easy to make … Historically, croquettes were made with …

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  • Our Favorite Sandwich Recipes for Wild Game and Fish

    Our Favorite Sandwich Recipes for Wild Game and Fish

    July 22, 2020 Comments Off on Our Favorite Sandwich Recipes for Wild Game and Fish Recipes

    If there is one meal that’s more satisfying that a delicious, well-crafted sandwich—it’s a delicious, well-crafted sandwich stuffed with the hard-earned meat of wild game or fish that you’ve brought home from the woods or the water. Over the years, we’ve published many sandwich recipes, but the eight

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  • 5 Best Meat to Eat to Lose Weight – 2020 Guide

    5 Best Meat to Eat to Lose Weight – 2020 Guide

    July 22, 2020 Comments Off on 5 Best Meat to Eat to Lose Weight – 2020 Guide Cooking Venison

    The fact is that the diet greatly affects our health and life expectancy. If we look back through history, for example, a century or two ago, people lived on average much shorter (the average life expectancy was 40 to 50 years). In the pre-Christian era, that average was even … Today, the situation is much

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  • The A-Z of barbecuing – the tips and tricks you need to be a grill master

    The A-Z of barbecuing – the tips and tricks you need to be a grill master

    July 20, 2020 Comments Off on The A-Z of barbecuing – the tips and tricks you need to be a grill master Recipes

    A is for APPLE Apple wood is one of my favourite fuels; I use it to add a hint of smoke to my barbecued food. Charcoal is an inert carbon product and produces very little smoke (or it shouldn’t if it’s good quality, see CHARCOAL, below), so if you … This summer, as we all …

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  • Easy Venison Crockpot Spaghetti Squash Recipe

    Easy Venison Crockpot Spaghetti Squash Recipe

    July 20, 2020 Comments Off on Easy Venison Crockpot Spaghetti Squash Recipe Cooking Venison, Recipes

    The following article was written by Girls With Guns CEO + Co-founder, Jen O’Hara: Who doesn’t love delicious spaghetti?! For years I have been making my own homemade spaghetti sauce from scratch with the venison I harvested that year. It’s always my husband’s favorite meal and it’s fairly lean …

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