Layout is almost done. Cover has been shot and designed. I have a printed hard copy to review. So damn close to fulfilling a life long dream.
I may have crossed the line with wild game. Nothing illegal, nothing immoral but still a socially questionable action. I cooked, ate and enjoyed road kill. Now this is not the first time I have done this, but is it certainly the first time I have ever eaten deer. Let me back up a little… … Continue reading Double Standards and Roadkill Deer
Historically, large sheep populations in Idaho have been managed by Basque immigrants. In fact, Idaho hosts one of the largest Basque populations outside of the Basque homeland. Basque food and culture have been embraced and celebrated by Idahoans for generations. In this spirit, I have adapted a traditional Basque pork dish, solomo for use with antelope. Antelope … Continue reading Antelope Solomo
The elk made their way up the ravine in a single file. It was a death trap for them, really. The ravine was steep on both sides, bordered with buck brush with a small game trail running down the middle of it. No way to turn around in a hurry. My brother had spotted the … Continue reading Elk Meatballs
Tuna (or Seabass) with “Creamed” Corn and Tarragon The ocean, and the things that come from it, are typically flown to me. I have cooked all sorts of fish from all over the world. But to be able to harvest, cook and eat my own seafood (in the same day!) is an unfortunately new feeling. I … Continue reading Grilled Rock Fish with Crab and Corn Sauce