Everything tastes better in the wilderness. The trick to eating well is to balance the flavors we love, simple preparation at camp, and reduced weight.
I could make sausages, so why not gyros? I set three objectives: The meat had to have a good bind. It needed to be moist and slice-able. And it had to be delicious!
I got great chops for poutine! I got to thinking about bringing some cool improvised style to my poutine. New Orleans style this time.
Good camp food means planning ahead, preparing some things at home. It can also mean we take a few short cuts, using some prepared or canned foods. By using good ingredients and techniques along with a few short cuts, it is possible to have some really great food in the wild.
This smoked turkey roll takes a bit of work to prepare, but the resulting masterpiece can be served as the centerpiece of an easy meal, sliced for sandwiches, or as an item on an elegant charcuterie platter.
Ring bologna is a common snack in Pennsylvania Dutch culture. Every meat processor there has their own spin on it, and they typically have a regular type and garlic ring bologna. Given the choice, I go for the garlic, naturally.
Fresh Tarbais beans make a big difference in this dish, but you can use dried beans, too. The beans are the highlight, but strong support comes from bacon, garlicky fresh kielbasa, and duck confit.
Cured smoked pork loin is a good deli staple that can augment a platter of assorted charcuterie, or it can be eaten in sandwiches, or put into various dishes. This post will describe how to make delicious cured smoked pork loin.
Poutine is a glorious dish. A base of crisp French fries topped with gravy and cheese curds is the common version. Unhealthy, perhaps, but poutine can certainly be enjoyed infrequently and in moderation. Nah, who am I kidding? Dig in!
The first honey of Spring and the taste of wild salmon share the delicate essence of their unique source. This dish marries these two most elegant ingredients.