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...

Canning Venison: Extend Canning Season

If you aren't canning venison, you're missing out. For years I've frozen my venison. First with freezer and butcher paper, then with a vacuum...
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...

Take care of that tasty venison

We’ve entered the age when people are questioning the origin and quality of the meat we eat. For many, wild game stands out as...

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,...
high energy foods

Going the distance with High Energy Foods

We’ve all been there.  The desire to be first on a lake filled with muskie or at a favorite grouse hunting ground by daylight...
Indiana raspberry picking

Prime time for Indiana Raspberry Picking

A week ago I picked strawberries for the last time and enjoyed them with good company, my daughter Jourdan, Bisquick shortbread and whipped cream....
maple syrup evaporator

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...
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...

Latest Stories

Top 10 Tip-Up Dos and Don’ts

Amidst the focus on jigging and mobility over recent years, some proven strategies have been lost in the icy shuffle. Like tip-up fishing, which...