Food & Drink

8 Great Venison Stew Recipes

Here’s the ultimate collection of venison stew recipes. We all adore the tenderloin, and know and love how jerky can last throughout the year, but some of us may get stuck figuring out what to do with the rest of our deer. That’s where a good, hearty stew comes in. It’s one of the best

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5 Steps To Perfectly Season A Cast Iron Skillet

Long before slick no stick surfaces and chemical compounded sauté pans filled our kitchens, cast iron pans and Dutch ovens were the backbone of backwoods and home cooking. There are plenty of reasons for their usefulness, not the least of which is that they last for decades when properly seasoned before the first use.

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Matsutake Heaven

Even among the lucky Americans who know about edible wild mushrooms, there are few who know that the season continues after October. From our explorations over the years, Emily and I have learned to simply add an extra layer of clothing to keep going and keep looking. Because, while the first morning of frost may signal the end for some species, it signals the beginning for others. There are mushrooms that thrive only in the low temperatures of late fall.

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To Savor

Wine has always had a prominent place at business and family gatherings. Think about how many networking or sales dinners include wine. Look at the holidays – the day before any major holiday is the biggest shopping day for wine. However, the beautiful, brown, warming spirit – whiskey – has been nudging itself in, and now has a seat – front and center – at both business and family gatherings. However, this beautiful beverage is still an enigma to many.

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