What camera do you use? Our Recommendations Part I

Nikon COOLPIX P900 Digital Camera

Probably the most frequent question we receive. In this new series, we will brave the digital frontier. We suffer so you don’t have to™ is our motto and our mantra. This is Part I of the series. The Nikon Coolpix p900 is an all in…

Giblet Gravy Our Way

Cook gizzard, heart and neck with ghee in a skillet till brown*. Add in chicken stock (and maybe a little reduced vermouth) and cook for 30 minutes or until at least half the stock is gone. Reserve stock and chop the browned organs and…

How Not to Behave in a National Park

elk and pedestrians

I am sure that by now that you have seen the video. If not, take a minute to watch it. 60 seconds are more than enough, but feel free to watch it all. I hope you are appalled by the behavior of the human….

May 1st. May Day. Beltane.

Stellar's Jay

Not much celebrated in the western world after the mid 20th century because Soviet Russia aka USSR used it for military parades. Remember those photographs of missiles and tanks rumbling down Main Street Moscow? That was the May Day Parade. The Novelist and Poet…

Change Your Backyard, Change the World


A real-life example. An entire community in England has rallied around this simple idea and changed their world. Take a moment and watch this.

The Real Margarita- we suffer so you don’t have to™

The Real Margarita

The Real Thing 2 parts reposado tequila 1 part Cointreau 1/2  part fresh-squeezed lime juice stir gently, add ice “Skinny” Margarita 2 parts reposado tequila 1 part Cointreau 1/2 part fresh-squeezed lime juice stir gently,  add ice add sparkling water till volume is doubled…

The Best Burger You Have Ever Tasted

The Best Burger You Have Ever Tasted

Ingredients 1 pound ground 85% grass-fed beef 1 pound ground organic pork 1-2 Tablespoons Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce 1-2 Tablespoons Lea & Perrins Thick Worcestershire Sauce Grill Mates Montreal Steak Seasoning (we use the lower salt version) or  Savory Spice Shop Hudson Bay Beef…

Hot Bourbon Coffee, Our Traditional Holiday Drink

Hot Bourbon Coffee

Smooth and Sensuous, what could be better together than Bourbon and Coffee? Bourbon and Coffee, with Whipping Cream, is better of course! Here follows the super sekret recipe. It shows you exactly what we are going to do with that tasty combo when the…

Kick Ass Ribs!

Kickass Ribs Recipe

What could be better on a lazy fall weekend than ribs from the smoker? Below I share with you how to make ribs so good you may never darken the door of your local BBQ joint again. I have an upright electric smoker with…

Hunting for Organic Meat

Chicken's from our friend George

The truth, we cannot deny it. Kevin and I love meat. We’re not vegetarians, nor are we contract killers. But there you have it. Durning the course of our relationship, this was one of our only dietary struggles. I was raised to be very…