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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...

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...
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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...
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How To Build A Beginner’s Maple Syrup Evaporator

Alan Garbers shares how he built an inexpensive but highly productive maple syrup evaporator As demand grows the small producer may tap more and more...

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...

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...
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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...
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It’s Time for Morels!

They seem to pop up almost overnight, their succulent fruiting bodies protruding above the forest floor. Although their life is short lived, throngs of...
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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...

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‘The Perfect Drift’: Sub-Zero Bass by Kayak

By Jim Edlund All photos courtesy of Old Town Canoes & Kayaks/Jason Arnold The vast majority of northern bass anglers hang up their open-water gear...