Sometimes I can’t do justice to my crazy ideas on the first go-round. Sometimes I need to fail a couple times before I nail the dish. I am happy to say I’ve nailed “Oyster, Oyster, Oyster.”
Venison chili. What’s not to love? Everyone has his own version, and I’m no exception. I’ll wager you’ve never seen a chile recipe quite like this one: It’s taken me many years to perfect it.
Saturday chicken was one of my favorite dinners growing up. I had no idea how my mum made it, and when I asked, I was appalled… yet strangely excited. I had to make it.
Of all the things I hunt, fish or forage for, nothing requires as much effort as shelling black walnuts. But it’s worth it. Black walnuts are to regular walnuts as a diamond is to cubic zirconium.
If you live on the West Coast, you’ve seen the stunning, red-barked shrub called manzanita. But I bet you did not know the berries make a delicious cider…