Rustic No Knead Artisan Bread

Nothing brings a meal to completion like a good loaf of homemade bread. For 99¢ you can usually pick up a loaf of French bread at the grocery store, which begs the question, Why would you make bread at home? […]

Sopa de Cazadores

Simple ingredients. That’s what makes a great meal do-able. Simple ingredients are the secret to actually pulling out the pots and pans and putting a delicious meal on the table. Recipes that call for crazy, rare ingredients are one way […]

Margarita Pork Steaks

Did you make those Prickly Pear Margaritas yet? I know some of you have! So delicious and just plain fun! When I made them I ended up with quite a bit leftover. Yes, I sipped on them for a couple […]

Prickly Pear Margaritas

As a Texan, I appreciate a good margarita. As a frugal Texan, it’s not often that I splurge on a good margarita. I vaguely remember the days of 99¢ margarita happy hours in my college days, but that was a […]

Prickly Pepper Venison Steaks

Let the prickly pear recipes continue! Whenever Coach and I want something a little sweet and a little spicy we love to use jelly to sweeten the deal. In this case we used some of our Prickly Pear Jelly in […]

Prickly Pear Jelly and Jam

Prickly Pear Jelly Prickly Pear Jam {Hey… Did you notice? There’s TWO printable recipes today: one for Prickly Pear Jelly and one for Prickly Pear Jam. Pick your printing preferences at the top or the bottom of the post. And […]

Prickly Pear Fruit: Harvesting, Handling, & Prepping

Back in July Coach and I made an impromptu trip to the deer lease in Ozona to put up feeders and deer stands in preparation for the 2017 – 2018 season. Football season was about to get really focused so […]

Blanco y Negro Nachos

Blanco y Negro Nachos Green Chile Creme Fraiche {Hey… Did you notice? There’s TWO printable recipes today: one for the Blanco y Negro Nachos and one for the Green Chile Creme Fraiche. Pick your printing preferences at the top or […]

Dorito Dutch Oven Enchiladas

Our Summer Checklist: Go camping Get treated for walking pneumonia {finally!} Cubs game Tour Lambeau Field Traverse City, MI {Anniversary and work-related} Pack and move 4th of July fireworks Coach starts new job Meet Whitney from Whit’s Wilderness and Lindsey […]

Jalapeno Popper Pasta

As much as I hate to admit it, this should probably be my last post for a while. It’s time to start packing and getting ready to move, so I’ll leave you with this last new recipe until we get […]

Mother’s Day Memories ~ South Llano River State Park

I had full intentions of sharing a new recipe with you. Honest, I did. But between Badger’s birthday party {two weeks early, but schedules, ya know?} and Mother’s Day, it didn’t happen. Instead, I decided to give you a glimpse […]

All in One Sheet Pan Backstrap

So we’re going to be moving this summer. To which you reply, “I thought you just did?” To which I reply, “Which time?” Being married to a coach has given me a newfound respect for military families that get uprooted […]

Spanish Tortilla with Venison Chorizo

Spanish Tortilla with Venison Chorizo Venison Chorizo {Hey… Did you notice? There’s TWO printable recipes today: one for the Spanish Tortilla with Venison Chorizo and one for the Venison Chorizo. Pick your printing preferences at the top or the bottom […]

Mini Baked Burritos with Avocado Ranch Sauce

Can I just say that it has been a beautiful spring? If your Facebook feed hasn’t been flooded with pictures of bluebonnets and dewberries I feel sad for you. Next to summer this has to be my favorite time of […]

Bake One Take One Sausage & Peppers Pasta

A few weeks ago a family that we dearly love went through a very difficult time. I grew up watching my momma make food for people when they were going through a difficult time. We’ve all been there. The last […]

Rustic Breakfast Bake

The thing I love about this breakfast dish is that it’s a little rustic. I can just envision a pioneer woman on the plains, or a farmer’s wife, up at the crack of dawn, busy around the wood stove, browning, […]

Fried Mouflon Tacos

Yep, you heard me right! FRIED Mouflon TACOS! Fried Tacos! It’s genius! Why should fish be the only thing that gets to be fried and stuffed in a tortilla? It’s not fair! Now things are a little more right with […]

Crockpot Pork and Taters

My sister sent me a recipe a while back that I wanted to modify into a crockpot recipe. First I made it with wild pork steaks. Verdict:  Definitely has potential but the steaks were too dry in the crockpot. Next […]

Blue Pico Burgers

Blue Pico Burgers

Have you seen my stash of venison burger recipes? I love a traditional burger, but sometimes I like a little change up too. Over Christmas we spent an evening at a friend’s house and they served us Blue Pico Elk […]

Homemade Pico de Gallo

I shared a recipe for Ultimate Venison Nachos that featured my recipe for Homemade Pico de Gallo, but today I decided that this Pico de Gallo needed a page of its own. If you’ve never made your own Homemade Pico […]