Flathead Cherry Recipes

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Flathead Cherry Festival is taking place this weekend in Polson, Montana, and in the spirit of all things cherry, we thought it appropriate to share some recipes for Flathead Cherries. All recipes came from Flathead Cherry Growers Association website, which can be found here. SWEET CHERRY COFFEE CAKE* “Recipe By K. Nice” Ingredients: (Serves 15) […]

GORP Recipe – A Little More Than Good Old Raisins and Peanuts

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GORP-and acronym for Good Old Raisins & Peanuts, or trail mix. Trail mix is considered an ideal snack food for hikes, because it is lightweight, easy to store, and nutritious, providing a quick energy boost from the carbohydrates in the dried fruit or granola, and sustained energy from fats in nuts. The basic idea is […]

Make Your Venison Burger Moist and Rich with Egg Yolks & Ground Bacon

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Adding ground bacon and egg yolks keeps these burgers moist and adds lots of richness and flavor. Condiments for burgers are very relative to who’s eating them, but a good, earthy cheese and mustard are prime additions for venison. Here, we recommend Emmentaler and coarse-ground mustard, along with some spicy arugula for texture. More bacon […]

Peel Apples with a Power Tool, and Make an AMAZING Apple Pie

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MMMM….what is not to love about fresh apple pie made from hand-picked apples?  Oh, and there is an amazing recipe posted below, but first, watch the following video to see how you can peel approximately 5 apples in the time it would typically take to peel one… Blue Ribbon Apple Pie (via landolakes.com) INGREDIENTS: Crust […]

Add Some Tree to Your Meal with Spruce or Fir Tip Syrup

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How much more outdoorsy can your food get?  Unlike maple syrup, this spruce or fir tip syrup apparently has a citrus taste, even moreso when you add lemon juice, and smells like a pine forest.  Intrigued?  Well, to make it even more appealing, it apparently makes a “fascinating” mixer when added to gin.  This particular […]

The Perfect St. Patty’s Day Fish Recipe

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day to you!  If you are looking for a tasty Irish meal to make today, check out this mouth-watering smoked fish recipe that will be sure to tantalize the taste buds of everybody in your family: Hearty potato, cabbage and smoked fish soup Start to finish: 50 minutes (25 minutes active) * Servings: […]

Venison Meatloaf Cupcakes with Sweet Potato “Frosting”

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Wondering how to get creative with the venison in your freezer?  Well, how about some venison cupcakes?  Wait!  Before you stick your tongue out, let me add venison “meatloaf” cupcakes with sweet potato frosting!  Now, for those of you that do not like sweet potatoes, I think you could use regular mashed potatoes instead.  I […]

Low Carb Muskrat Soup – Trapper’s Delight

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Having just trapped my first muskrat the day before yesterday (as you may have seen from the pic posted on the Montana Outdoor Radio Show Facebook page), I found this recipe particularly interesting.  Skinning a muskrat might be way easier than skinning a coon, but there isn’t much meat on a muskrat.  I am pretty […]

“The Captain’s Golden Willow” by Trevor Johnson of Kit’s Tackle

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This past Tuesday our boat hit the open water with a new captain aboard…and not just any old captain.  The Captain of the Montana Outdoor Radio Show joined us for a fun filled day of winter jigging on Hauser reservoir just north east of Helena.  The day started out a little slow, but for those […]

Goose Hunting for the Perfect Super Bowl Snack

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Successful waterfowl hunters!!! Here is an awesome football snack food, perfect for the Super Bowl!  I would even substitute the cheddar cheese with cream cheese and try it with duck, too.  Okay, now I’m hungry–gotta go.  Enjoy. Goose Poppers Goose breast, cut into 1/4″ strips Jalapeno peppers, cut in half lengthwise and seeds removed Sliced […]

Do You Have Thanksgiving Dinner Leftovers? Try these Breakfast Recipes!

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One thing I know to be certain is that leftovers are one of the best parts of Thanksgiving dinner!  So, instead of warming up what you already ate, try these following recipes by thekitchn.com.  Get crazy, and even try breakfast for dinner! 1. Leftover Breakfast Biscuits – How Sweet It Is. Biscuits topped with leftover […]