Potato Casserole {No Weird Junk!}

I started making this recipe as a freezer meal when I was pregnant with Rowan, had a lot of bear farmers sausage in my freezer and googled freezer meals with smoked sausage. I’ve since discovered I can tweak it to … Continue reading Potato Casserole {No Weird Junk!}

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Butchering Deer: The Front Quarters and Backstraps

Last year I managed to take photos of *most* of the process of butchering a deer. Butchering doesn’t include the hanging, skinning, gutting, that’s all done before and I’m usually at home with the boys while he does that. Mac has expressed interest in helping with it this coming fall which is neat as he’s always had a healthy fear of large animals, even when they’re dead. Continue reading Butchering Deer: The Front Quarters and Backstraps

Sausage Lentil Soup

Sausage Lentil Soup

Theres something about Sausage Lentil Soup I just love. It’s comfort in a bowl. The ingredients are so darn simple, almost as if the finished product is more than a sum of its part. I love when that happens. If you want to stretch your efforts farther, add another cup of lentils and another quart of broth, it’ll be less sausage-y but just as delicious. And more frugal! Continue reading Sausage Lentil Soup

Big Game Round Steaks

Big Game Round Steaks

Big Game Round Steak is a great way to turn a tough, gamey roast, or even a half decent roast into a deliciously tasty meal! Using ingredients you probably already have in your home you can even make this recipe in the crockpot or convert it to be gluten-free! Aaaand if you don’t have game, thats okay! Just use beef! Serve over mashed potatoes to soak up all those rich meaty juices!
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Korean Venison

Korean Style Venison

Korean Style Venison is a twist on a recipe I found at The Elliott Homestead. I’m not sure it gets easier than this for a ridiculously tasty dinner? Six ingredients and ready in 15 minutes plus cooked rice! You could use canned stew meat or canned ground meat, and any other thawed or fresh ground meat other than venison. We ate it with local sugar snap peas that were delish!
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Simple Homemade Jerky Recipe

Home Jerky Making Made Simple

IMaking Homemade Jerky isn’t Super Quick! Easy! Fast! but this recipe is Simple! If you equate easy/quick/simple together…well then you probably shouldn’t be making jerky. BUT! If you’re looking for a jerky recipe that doesn’t involve fancy prep, no fancy tools besides a dehydrator or oven and is dang delicious… I’m your gal! Continue reading Home Jerky Making Made Simple