Venison Country Style, with Gravy

Here is a great way to show off tougher venison steaks, like rounds. They will turn out fork tender, and delicious. Also works for steaks with lots of connective tissue, like sirloin or shoulder. It’s serious comfort food! And healthy too—the gravy has no fat Read More …

Steamed Mussels

A delicious and visually exotic dish – but fast and easy to prepare. It’s getting your hands on good fresh ones and storing them properly which can be a challenge.

Shellfish Stock

This is for the shells from shrimp, crab, crawfish or lobster, or similar critters – whether you catch or buy them. If your shells were cooked in a spicy boil, you have a decision to make: rinse them first, or not. If you don’t want the boil spices to clash with your intended use, give them a good rinse or three. But if you prefer the addition of those spicy “seafood boil” flavors, go commando!