Preserving Wild Ramps

Wild Ramps, also referred to as Wild Leeks, are an amazing spring treat that grows in the wooded areas around the same time that morals (mushrooms) and Pheasant Back Mushrooms start to peek out.  April to the end of May these wonderful natural treats cover select patches of wooded areas.  They originally were gathered and … Continue reading Preserving Wild Ramps

Oven Fried Rabbit

Rabbit, whether wild or domestic, is a great lean meat.  The entire body is dark meat and one rabbit can easily feed 4 people. My favorite way to prepare rabbit is to "oven fry".  It keeps the meat tender and has less breading than typical frying or deep frying.  I use a Dutch Oven but … Continue reading Oven Fried Rabbit

Homemade Butter

There is something about the flavor and texture of real butter.  I have made butter for years.  I bet images of a woman hunched over a butter churn for hours is popping up in your mind.  But honestly, depending on how much you make it takes about 20 minutes.  Now, once in a while I … Continue reading Homemade Butter