Six Tips for Aging Venison

WildIndiana will present a special series of questions about venison processing that are answered courtesy of Kerry at DeerDummy.com.   Each day for one week,...
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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...
coffee

Campfire Coffee is a Hunters Brew

One of my favorite quotes is from the book, A Sand County Almanac, by Aldo Leopold. “Hoot owls, freight trains and goose hunters have...

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...
brining

Give Venison Brining a try this Year

It’s a common refrain, even among hunters, venison is a little too gamey. Plenty of folks who love going to the woods to hunt...

Make Your Panfish Walk the Plank

As a chef, one of my passions is teaching others. At some point in time I will be on the wrong side of the grass...

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...

Removing Silver Skin from Venison Back straps

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...
wild harvest initiative

The Wild Harvest Initiative: How Much Food Comes From the Wild?

I still remember the rant one of my teenage kids threw at me when he learned we were having cottontail rabbit for dinner, again....
persimmons

November is Time For Persimmons

Persimmons are known by many names: sugar plums, 'simmons, opossum apple or The Gloppy Stuff Stuck to the Bottom of My Shoe. Whichever moniker...

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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...