Browsing Category : Cooking

Pit BBQ, a Taste of Grilling History


Anyone who knows me, knows I love to cook. Furthermore, I love to experiment with cooking and try new things. It was to no one’s surprise, therefore, that this summer I decided to attempt a traditional pit BBQ. Not just your typical brick fire pit with a rack over it, mind you. No, I wanted to go beyond tradition. I’m…

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Simple Meals, Venison Wraps


Some days there’s just not a lot of time for meal prep, and that’s where a wrap fits in nicely. Today was one of those days, and a venison wrap sounded like a satisfying dinner to keep me going for the night shift. Simple Meal, Simple Prep A wrap is such a simple thing, you don’t need a lot of…

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Jerky Quick and Easy, Teriyaki Edition


Jerky is a great snack for any occasion. Particularly handy when you need portability and longevity, such as camping in the backwoods. Not only that, but it’s also surprisingly easy to make, if you have a little bit of time. Normally when I make jerky I do a sweet chili lime flavor, which is too spicy for my parents to…

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Shrimp Soup, Adventures in Food


Shrimp Soup Most people who know me know that I like to cook, and I like to experiment with food. Recently, I made Shrimp Soup, a personal favorite of mine for a cold and otherwise miserable day. It’s simple, delicious, and can just sit and simmer in a crock pot all day. Read along and follow these easy steps to…

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Pickled Pike, adventures with food


Pickling season arrived recently, or at least I assume it did. Mini cukes, pearl onions, dill weed, and pickling spices all showed up in the local grocery store suddenly. Naturally, I impulse bought all of those things with the bright idea that I would try pickling for the first time. My ultimate goal was to attempt to make something I’ve…

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Jerky, Quick and Easy


No matter where you get your meat from, you can never go wrong with making it into jerky. Jerky is a great snack for the outdoors, whether you are camping, hiking, trail riding, fishing, hunting, or literally any activity you can think of where you might require a tasty treat. It is portable, nutritious, doesn’t require refrigeration, and won’t spoil…

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