Category: Recipes

Burnt Tomato, Goat Cheese, and Anchovy Bruschetta

One of my favorite cook books of all times is called Seven Fires by Francis Mallmann.  I bought it because we will be spending some time down in Patagonia this year on two separate trips and I am excited about the food!  Look at me,…

How to Can Fish in a Pressure Cooker

Here is the step by step instructions for canning salmon or tuna.  I do both and trust me once you can your own tuna, you will never again eat regular tuna in the can at the grocery store. Each step is very important, so…

Smoked Salmon and Canned

My father loves smoked salmon.  He also loves spending the winters with my mom in Arizona.  So every year I smoke him a batch of Salmon for his yearly trip South.  I decided this year I would can it for him instead of freezing…

Smoked Baby Back Ribs For My Dad

Elk Lasagna-The Classic

Sometimes you just have to have a classic dish that you can go too in your recipe collection in a flash.  Something that is fast, but darn good and definitely a step above what everyone else makes.  So my people of the hunting chef…

In Search of the Trophy Speed Goat

Oregon High Desert Rifle Hunt Elk-2011

I met an old-timer the other day over coffee at the cafe in Grass Valley, Oregon that told me that 15 years ago you never saw an elk in this country because it was loaded with deer.  Now, it seems as though the tables…

When my baby wants a steak…SHE GETS A STEAK!

My poor daughter Megan believes that she cannot go to a restaurant and get a steak that is comparable to what her good ole daddy makes her.  We have tried Morton’s, El Gaucho, and The Prime in Vegas to name a few and she always…

Antelope Hunting in Wyoming

I have put in for Antelope tags for 14 years in Oregon and still to this date have never been successful.  It has been on not only my bucket list, as well as my long time best friend Scott Brown as well.  Every year we kid…

Bow Hunting in Oregon’s high desert

The Father Grover and his son Scott

There are not too many people crazy enough to pursuit elk with a bow in the high desert of Oregon. Why do you ask is it crazy?  Well to put it simply there is nothing to hide behind, and what you do have for…