Gone Fishing Stories

Getting a group of fishermen together on a nice saturday morning is kind of like throwing a party for introverts. It’s hard to get people to show up. About 40 guys and a slew of boats at this little but mighty country church. I suspect a nice breakfast helped the draw. Many are friends. fatherContinue reading “Gone Fishing Stories”

Old Seasonings Die Hard

Our brains are truly wonderful. They constantly gather information, categorize it under hundreds of headings and constantly crosscheck it as relevant or irrelevant even while simple conversations are going on. I have been looking into making my own venison jerky for years, I guess, without even knowing it. When my brother (who makes great jerky)Continue reading “Old Seasonings Die Hard”

Baste for impressive Grilling…wherever

I’m an outdoor guy to give some context, and we eat well! this is what works for me. After you gather some salad dressings, extra seasonings, a splash of soy sauce, seasonings and mustard, do a taste test. Make sure it’s a little spicier than you like (Hmm…needs some ghost pepper? Um, no) This isContinue reading “Baste for impressive Grilling…wherever”

Experimental Grilling

Yes I did. I put all that stuff on these steaks a few hours before grilling and brushed it on while grilling. Yes, it was good. Do you realize how many seasonings are in some of our dressings ment for salads? Forget the salad only idea. I know a restaurant that bastes it’s grilled chickenContinue reading “Experimental Grilling”

Biscuits and Gravy Tweaks

It’s the little details that change “good” to “great”, especially in preparing and servingĀ  food. I have some Biscuit and Gravy tips for you to try on the trail or in the kitchen. I am off work today so I thought I would recreate a great BWCA camp breakfast in the comfort of our ownContinue reading “Biscuits and Gravy Tweaks”