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Issue: 2018-09-19, PHOTO: Pixabay

Schnitzel is really delicious and fairly simple to make, but there is a bit of cleanup afterwards. It can be made with just about any kind of meat or fowl, wild or domestic. It isn’t a very common dish locally and is really delicious using some of... more

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Issue: 2018-09-19, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Chocolate has a reputation of being a kinda fickle ingredient—which it most certainly deserves—because it most definitely is. But there are a few really simple recipes that are so foolproof that you can make them with just about anybody, and this... more

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Issue: 2018-09-12, PHOTO: Pixabay

If you are from the 1930s and ‘40s, you may still long for those old-fashioned baked breads of all different tastes. You will also know what was in them and, to me, that is what is most important... more

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Issue: 2018-09-05, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Pork and bourbon and peaches—cooked until soft, rich and sweet, with just a bit of acidity. This smashed pork is perfect along with some roasted potatoes or plain white rice. Although, to me, it makes a perfect open-faced sandwich on a toasted... more

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Issue: 2018-08-29, PHOTO: Sydney Keddy

Thickening sauces with bread is a very old-world way to use up any sort of stale bits you happen to have, but it also makes a sauce with a wicked rustic texture and is totally different than thickening with starches or using a reduction. more

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Grunt is a sweet fruit stew topped with fluffy dumplings, and anyone who grew up on the East Coast (or with parents from the East Coast) will immediately recognize this dessert. more

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Credit: Pixabay

Back in the early days of the 1940s and ’50s we made most of our desserts at home rather than buying something at the local corner store. That way we knew exactly what was in them and the lady folks experimented from there to enhance the home baked t more

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Murray shares some meat pie and quiche recipes

Credit: brizzle born and bred on Foter.com

When preparing to cook any wild game meat, try to remove as much of the fat as possible as this is where the game taste lingers. To reduce the game taste you can rub prepared mustard over the meat and leave it for a couple hours, then wash it off and more

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Issue: 2018-08-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

One thing about chicken ... just about anywhere you travel, you can bet you will find a thousand different recipes to match just about any taste. Don’t pass the chance to try a different dish on the chicken menu. Of all the chicken recipes I have... more

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Issue: 2018-07-25, PHOTO: Pixabay

Trout and salmon Preparing trout for cookery: It is most important to prepare your trout royally before putting it in the pan. This is important, especially for lake trout, as they have a noticeable amount of fat along the abdomen as well as along... more

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Issue: 2018-07-25, PHOTO: Pixabay

Northern Pike On land we have voracious bears that will eat almost anything. In the rivers and lakes, without a doubt, the most voracious fish in North America is the northern pike. Pike are solitary fish that seldom travel with others of their... more

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Issue: 2018-07-25, PHOTO: Pixabay

One of the best-tasting meats comes from game birds. Stripping the bird of all of its bones should be your first step … and the next step, after cooking, is to enjoy... more

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Issue: 2018-07-25, PHOTO: tvol on Foter.com

Light and moist ... but never overpowering Stuffing for fish, birds or game should never be overpowering. When preparing stuffing, make it moist and fragrant. Lean meats, such as predator fish, generally tend to be dry and therefore require moist... more

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Issue: 2018-07-25, PHOTO: Edsel L on Foter.com

You don’t have to be a big-game hunter to enjoy wild meat. As a youngster, back in the 1930s and ’40s, I looked forward to a dish of rabbit. Basically, we got our cottontails with the use of a ferrite, but by age 13 we had also been trained to... more

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Issue: 2018-07-25, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

These are a great, quick side for camping. The balsamic and olive oil mix does double duty as a salad dressing—and bacon cooked on a campfire is one of the best parts of summer. Make sure to wrap your bundles tightly and skewer each end of the... more

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Issue: 2018-07-18, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Hot dogs are the perfect food, and this is a good way to incorporate more of a perfect food into your diet. If you happen to have a container of leftover steamed rice from your last Chinese takeout binge, this is a great way to bring a bit of life... more

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Issue: 2018-07-11, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

This sandwich/pizza hybrid, stuffed with anchovy and salami, is a perfect riverside snack when you’re feeling a bit famished and the fish haven’t been biting. All of these ingredients are pretty shelf stable—even a slightly old loaf of bread will... more

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Issue: 2018-06-27, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

A satisfying breakfast is so important to a good camping trip; it should be simple but filling—and, ideally, piping hot. Don’t try and feed me granola if I’m waking up in a tent. It will just set me off on a day of chasing snacks and being cranky... more

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Issue: 2018-06-20, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

One of the best parts of mass-produced breads, like hotdog and burger buns, is their super-squishy, cake-like quality. That makes them a great ingredient to serve as both dinner and dessert on your camping trips. more

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Issue: 2018-06-13, PHOTO: Sydney Oland

Admittedly, this is more of a really delicious idea than a recipe. My one suggestion is to make sure you don’t leave the bananas on the fire too long; they will get watery if you forget about them for an hour or more (I know from experience)... more

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