It was when I started shaking involuntarily that I realized I might have pushed myself to hard. I had hiked five miles out onto the tundra north of the Brooks Range in Alaska, then dropped my 60# pack and headed out after a caribou. Several hours and seven miles later I returned to camp, lightheaded, … Continue reading Interview with Heather’s Choice, Bear Soup and Backcountry Nutrition
It was a windy Saturday in November when I gathered my two older boys, my nephew and my buddy for a road trip to the happy antelope grounds. We had drawn the not that coveted doe tag for the area and were looking to make meat. I had filled my freezer already with an elk, … Continue reading Antelope Kefta
Mole sauce is a strangely ubiquitous term in the cooking world. I like to equate it to “gravy” in the English language. Mole can be green, red, brown and black – with all sorts of shades of “grandmas favorite” tossed in (Los favoritos de la abuela). Mole is usually a mix of chilies pureed with … Continue reading Wild Turkey Mole
The elk were a meager 70 yards away. My father, buddy and I had spotted them from over a mile off and had managed to sneak, undetected, to well within shooting distance. It felt like a hunt that was coming together as I slipped out from behind a tree, aimed my scope to just in … Continue reading Pemmican
Korean Chili Spice Rubbed Venison Flank Steak!