maple syrup

A Beginner’s Guide To Making Maple Syrup

What could be better on a chilly morning than a pile of blueberry-sourdough pancakes smothered with fresh, homemade maple syrup?  Nothing else this side...

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...

Dutch Oven: Delicious Trial and Error

If you care to see a complete cooking resume, just look toward my burgeoning waistline. While I have not yet reached professional chef status,...

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...
vacuum sealer

Vacuum Sealer 101 – Preventing Freezer Burn

We hear much about freezer burn but many don’t know what the term means or how to stop it.  While freezer burned food is...
morels

Food with Chef Karl – The Delightful, Delectable Morel Mushroom

If you were to ask me about ingredients I would select to be part of my last meal, I'm sure mushrooms would be one...
donate

How To Donate Venison to Help Hungry Hoosiers

You open the freezer door and stare at shelves filled with venison. You feel good that you have been successful in the field, but...

All Your Venison Processing Questions Answered

WildIndiana presents a special series of questions about venison processing that are answered courtesy of Kerry at DeerDummy.com.   Each day for one week, we...
chanterelle mushrooms found in Indiana

More Great Fungus Among Us: Chanterelles

I love harvesting and eating Chanterelle mushrooms! In fact, Chanterelles would be part of my last supper if I knew the exact date ahead of...

It’s Ramp Time!

Need a spring tonic to lift your soul from the winter blues? Or would you like a delicious seasoning to cooked dishes?  If you...