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Venison Ragù alla Bolognese

Venison Ragù alla Bolognese

By Tim H. Martin

Where deer season meets Italian seasoning Ingredients: • 1 1/2 to 2 lbs. ground venison or ground beef • 1 lb. ground pork or ground turkey • 4 oz. pancetta or slab bacon, finely chopped • 8 oz. button mushrooms or baby portabellas, sliced • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped • 1/2 cup carrots, finely chopped • 1 on... READ MORE

Heavenly Cream Biscuits

Heavenly Cream Biscuits

By Tim H. Martin

Not Grandma’s, but Still Divine  Ingredients: • 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour, plus extra for dusting (I prefer White Lily) • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream • Butter, to dot biscuit tops Directions: Preheat oven to 500 degrees. In a medium-sized container, slowly add heavy cream into flour, stirring with a fork until you make a do... READ MORE

Gwin’s Roadhouse Sausage Gravy

Gwin’s Roadhouse Sausage Gravy

By Tim H. Martin

Recipe Courtesy of Gwin’s Roadhouse, Cooper Landing, Alaska  Ingredients: • 1 lb. ground pork sausage • 3 1/4 cups whole milk • 1/2 cup all purpose flour  • 1/2 tablespoon pork base or 1 beef bullion cube • 1/2 tablespoon, garlic powder • A pinch of ground fennel seed • Black pepper, to taste * If... READ MORE

Gator Tail Jambalaya

Gator Tail Jambalaya

By Tim H. Martin

Traditionally, jambalaya is made with ham and other leftovers, but is wonderful with a variety of meats and your favorite ingredients. Try swapping out items in this recipe with things such as scallops, crawfish, duck, squirrel, pheasant, rabbit — the list is endless!  Ingredients: • 1 pound smoked sausage, preferably Andouille, in ... READ MORE

Beef or Venison Tips

Beef or Venison Tips

By Tim H. Martin

Beef or Venison Tips & Rice with Wine Gravy — Recipe Courtesy of Chef Paula George Ingredients: • 2-2 1/2 lbs. sirloin tips or venison tips • 3 tbls. olive oil • 1/3 cup all purpose flour • 1 pack McCormick’s Seasoning, Beef Stew Blend • 2 cloves minced garlic v1/2 cup red wine • 2 cups beef broth ... READ MORE

Will Primos’ Cheesy Chicken Chili

Will Primos’ Cheesy Chicken Chili

By Tim H. Martin

Recipe courtesy of Will Primos Yields: 5 (1-cup) Servings Ingredients: • 1/2 cup diced onion • 1/2 cup diced celery • 1 tbsp olive oil • 1 1/2 cup cooked, chopped chicken or wild turkey • 1/2 cup chicken broth • 2 (15-ounce) cans cannellini beans (do not drain) • 1 1/2 tsp oregano • 1/2 cup salsa &bu... READ MORE

Ten Cooking Questions for Kristy Lee Cook

Ten Cooking Questions for Kristy Lee Cook

By Tim H. Martin

American Idol Finalist, Recording Artist and Outdoorswoman Q: If you were cooking dinner for Simon Cowell, what would you serve him? A: Probably Rattlesnake. Ha! No! In all seriousness, I would cook him something like elk steaks, sweet potato casserole, bread and salad. (I know rattlesnake sounds best for the person who struck at me the most!) Q: W... READ MORE

Bayou Bunnies Beat the Blues

Bayou Bunnies Beat the Blues

By Tim H. Martin

I always get the blues when deer season ends. It's too cold to fish in early February and my stack of unattended honeydoos has grown into a mountain since October. This season, I decided to beat the blues by taking advantage of Alabama's February small game season and introducing my 12-year-old son, Graham, to the art of stalking rabbits. In the ev... READ MORE

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