I’ve Got a Cabin Fever of 350 Degrees

gies and beef pay homage to gardeners and small-scale beef farmers, venison symbolizes the deeply ingrained hunting culture, cheddar cheese represents the dairy industry, and mashed taters are a nod to the sandy potato fields.

Cabin Pie Recipe

1 lb. ground venison 1 lb. ground beef 1 small white onion, diced 2 green onions, white and light green parts thinly sliced 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced 2 cups frozen mixed veggies, thawed 1/4 tsp. dried thyme 1/8 tsp. dried rubbed sage 1/4 tsp. dried parsley salt and pepper to taste 2 cups beefContinue reading “Cabin Pie Recipe”

Cookin’ up Some Chili with a Side of Safety

This past weekend, sub-zero temperatures settled in after a blizzard dumped about eight inches of snow in our neighborhood. Since escaping to Rio wasn’t really an option, our household turned to the next best thing to chase away the wintry blues: a slow cooker fully of meat, spicy, tomato-y chili. My mother-in-law’s recipe calls forContinue reading “Cookin’ up Some Chili with a Side of Safety”