Thanksgiving: “More Heath Hen, Please!”

There’s a difference between Thanksgiving and other holidays. Most of these special days are about a specific event - Christ’s birth, America’s Independence, the...

Podcast Episode #12- Chef Karl Talks About Venison Preparation

WildIndiana Food Editor "Chef Karl" is avid hunter and shooter who mixes his professionally skills as a chef with his passion for deer hunting. Chef...

Arby’s Did It; Is McBambi Next?

No, this isn’t an announcement the number one fast food chain is going to start featuring venison sandwiches at their drive through windows. But...

Do-it-yourself Mushroom Man

Mushrooms are probably the furthest thing from your mind right now, but that would not include all of us. One man raises them in...

The Pawpaw: It’s Indiana Banana Time:

I didn’t know I was a gourmet. That startling realization came after a few minutes of internet research when I discovered that my favorite native...

Freshwater Shashimi: is it Safe?

Other than slick-talking car salesmen and pretty girls selling raffle tickets, people don’t often “put one over on me” - especially, youngsters. I have...
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Tupelo Honey: Sweets from the Swamp

According to singer Van Morrison, there is nothing sweeter than tupelo honey. His song, “Tupelo Honey,” reached #27 on the U.S. Pop Chart in...

Shore Lunches

The term “shore lunch” congers up visions of walleye fillets bubbling in a hot cast iron skillet, loons calling across the waters and a...
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It’s Maple Syrup Time in Indiana!

Yesterday, February 11, 2017, we took a trip to visit Maple Creations, a sugar camp in Hendricks County.  There we found our friends Doug...
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Maple Syrup Making A Great Winter Activity

Maple syrup for most is an artificially engineered thick, brown liquid with a corn syrup base bought in a plastic bottle. But it doesn’t...

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Mosquitoes, Chiggers and Ticks: Dealing with Bugs

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We are now firmly in the throes of Indiana's vampire season. Every outdoor adventure between now and the first frost will include a host...