Category: Recipes

Dove Hunting in Cordoba, Argentina

When we first arrived in the Cordoba airport, the first thing I noticed is how hot it was.  It was like Africa hot.  Our outfitter picked us up in a truck that did not have air-conditioning and the three of us Reed, Dave and…

Marinaded Elk Sirloin Stir Fry

The other day I pulled what I thought to be elk hamburger out of the freezer, when I got home that evening I grabbed the now thawed hamburger.  To my surprise, it was not elk hamburger but elk sirloin.  This threw me for a…

Return to the Patagonia River Ranch with the Boys

My wife often says that when I go on a vacation that I always try to repeat the same trip in my pursuit of the same experience I originally had, and that more often than not it never ends up being as good as the…

Empanadas the Argentinian Way

I read about them like they were little morsels that only the elders spoke of in small pockets of South American communities in California.  They always spoke of them like they were magical but when I questioned them about making them or the recipes they…

Fly Fishing in Patagonia, Argentina

We left Buenos Aires New Years day and took a hopper to Neuquin, Argentina.  Due to the volcanic ash we could not fly into San Martin de los Andes.  We could either take a bus, or a van, or rent a car.  We chose…

Four days in Buenos Aires 2012

This year, my wife and I decided to go to Patagonia to fish some of the worlds best Trout waters. She chose Patagonia River Ranch as our destination, and I felt it was her turn because of the horrible experience we had in Alaska a…

Elk Taco Casserole

This recipe is for those of you that rush home and have to put something on the table fast and easy.  It actually is very good and hard to stop eating once you put your fork in it.  For all you hunters out there…

Seared and Seasoned Duck Breast

Duck is one of my favorite dishes to order at a restaurant, probably because I shy away from cooking it most of the time.  Waterfowl season is in full swing and most hunters I know in Oregon save the meat to put in pepperoni,…

Cucumber cups with Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese

I was supposed to go to some friends house this evening for a Christmas party.  As I cooked appetizers during the day I began to get very tired.  I took a nap for two hours, and as I woke I knew I was coming…

Shrimp and Gorgonzola Cream Sauce Pasta

I was down in Cabo San Lucas Mexico a few weeks ago and I had this dish at one of my favorite restaurants in all of the world for Sushi.  If you want the worlds best sushi go to Nik Sans in Cabo, it will blow your…