Walleye Cakes and Fillets

In 1983 the US Federal Courts affirmed that indigenous people in the Great Lakes region could exercise their rights to certain natural resources granted in treaties signed in decades past. Those rights included the right to spearfish on the traditional fishing grounds, covering much of the northern area of the current state of Wisconsin and [...]

In Praise of Pheasant

We were the happy recipients of pheasant breasts and pheasant sausage from a recent hunt club excursion. This is not our first time receiving the gift of pheasant, you can re-live our past culinary explorations here when we went with smoke and maple glaze. This go round we re-purposed the sausage into a Country Pâté and [...]

Summertime Musings – Roast Pork, Sauerkraut, Potato Salad

Saturday morning: Farmers market. Sunny, light breeze. My wife insists on beets. My children get churros from a Mexican bakery stand. Cucumbers, squash, greens, mixed sprouts, red onions, baby potatoes, the early harvest of summer. Oh, and sauerkraut. Jeff Ziebelman called me over and suggested I try a bit of their "Zauerkraut", delicious. Red cabbage [...]