21 Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini

I’ve always wanted to try some stuffed zucchini, but every time I researched a recipe it called for breadcrumbs mixed in. Unfortunately, when I was pregnant with Moose I got horribly nauseous off some homemade crockpot meatballs. I need to […]

18 Cowboy Meatloaf

Cowboy Meatloaf

My former teaching partner called me recently and asked if I could make a few dishes for his FFA officers to serve to the teachers during in-service. Since I was kid-free for the week I had to say yes. I made […]

27 Creamy Sausage Zucchini Skillet

Creamy Sausage Zucchini Skillet

Recently I was given four big honkin’ zucchinis. We love zucchini. The problem is that we have been gone a LOT lately, and they were BIG HONKIN’ zucchinis! I knew we’d never eat all of them. So I gave away […]

28 Venison Parmesan Broccoli Pasta

Venison Parmesan Broccoli Pasta

I have three reasons for wanting a few easy, simple meals that don’t take all afternoon to prepare. This is one of those reasons. She’s currently in a three-way tie for the title of “My Favorite Child of All Time.” […]

21 Venison Sausage Jambalaya Take 1

Venison Sausage Jambalaya – Take 1

Ah, Jambalaya. It’s good stuff. The problem with Jambalaya is that it seems to take on a variety of forms and flavors. There are so many different ways to make it, and sometimes different just means different, not necessarily better. […]

17 Venison Fajita Wraps

Venison Fajita Wraps

I had full intentions of sitting at my beautiful desk that Coach finished for me this past weekend to write today’s post. Unfortunately, a few moving boxes threw up on the desk so I’m sitting in my bed instead. I’ve […]

29 Venison with Mushroom Balsamic Cream Sauce

Venison with Mushroom Balsamic Cream Sauce

I love having people over. I would say that I love entertaining, but I’m not sure how entertained my guests are. That’s Coach’s job. My job is to make sure everyone has enough to eat. The other day, Coach and […]

23 Venison Cacciatore

Venison Cacciatore

I’m very blessed. There are very few times that I don’t have time to cook supper for my family at night. But every once in a while, something comes up that causes me to scramble. What am I going to […]

12 Beer Bread Muffins

Beer Bread Muffins {only four ingredients}

When I was a child, my momma made the best beer bread, hands down. We begged her to make it. It was so easy to make that I started making it myself when I was about 10 years old. I […]

13 Sweet and Spicy Venison Wraps

Sweet & Spicy Venison Wraps

If you are a member of a Texas Electric Cooperative, chances are you saw this recipe in the monthly magazine issued by the Coop. My sister sent me an email with a clipping of the recipe telling me I had […]

26 Venison Sausage Pizza Rolls

Venison Sausage Pizza Rolls

Have you made the Venison Sausage Pizza yet? If not, what have you been waiting for? When I made my pizza I had some leftover sausage. I froze it, and a few weeks later I made Venison Sausage Pizza Rolls […]

6 Roasted Salsa

Roasted Salsa for Canning

I had the opportunity to help some friends out recently by feeding their dog. Little did they know that I was paying myself from their garden. I stole every cherry tomato they had. Better me than the birds, right? I […]

19 Venison Fajita Chimichanga

Venison Fajita Chimichanga {with fresh salsa}

Some things in life come with excessive leftovers. There are some things you just can’t seem to use up, and for whatever reason, they just don’t seem right eaten as leftovers. Here is the Venison Fajita Chimichanga:  the answer to […]

25 Venison Sausage Pizza

Venison Sausage Pizza {with easy homemade sauce}

Who doesn’t like pizza? Ok, I have met a few unfortunate souls who can’t eat pizza {bless them}, and one or two crazy personalities who don’t like pizza {forgive them}. It’s America’s favorite meal! And, believe it or not, one […]

32 Elk Egg Rolls

Elk Egg Rolls

So many wonderful things to do with a venison roast! Eat it as a meal, shred it and use it as an ingredient in something wonderful like the Enchiladas Verdes I shared last time, or why not make some fresh, […]

28 Enchiladas Verdes

Enchiladas Verdes with Shredded Venison Roast

In my last post I showed you how to make an easy and delicious Venison Roast using one of Momma’s elk roasts. Today I’m going to tell you what I did with part of it. These were so good, I […]

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Elk Roast ~ A recipe for any Venison Roast

We are fairly new to the self-processing thing. We’ve only been doing our own processing for two years. This year was the first year we kept a roast from our deer harvests. After eating it, I asked, why didn’t we […]

19 Blackberry Pie

Blackberry Pie

I have to admit that I’ve been secretly moping {don’t misread that:  MOPING, not MOPPING} since the end of May. In all the craziness called my life right now, and thanks to the area of Texas that I choose to […]

16 Lemon Pepper Bass

Lemon Pepper Bass with Grilled Tomatoes

Last Monday I shared my gratitude for everyone who helped us begin our moving transition. I also wrote about Venison & Veggie Shish Kabobs. In addition to a relaxing time at the ranch, we also got to spend a little […]

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Venison & Veggie Shish Kabobs

My whole life I have been surrounded by good people. Generosity runs rampant in the people that I know. Generosity of many kinds, in many levels. Financially, sure, but also with words, actions, thoughts, prayers. The people in my life […]