Deer hunting is in full swing now. Have you ever wanted to try dry aging venison meat? You can do it. I took a back-strap cut I was given last year and laid it on butcher paper uncovered in the refrigerator, allowing it to dry age in the controlled, chilled environment. I turned it every […]
The weather got cool and crisp earlier this week, so I immediately made chili. And why not? Fall is finally here. There are probably as many chili recipes in this world as chili cooks. It is the great melting pot recipe.
Chef Jamie McAfee, executive chef and manager of the Pine Bluff Country Club, was just 14 when he started cooking hamburgers, corn dogs and other foods by the pool at the Delta Country Club in McGehee. His father, the long-time chef at Delta Country Club had encouraged him and it led to what McAfee calls […]
Fishing for a recipe that’s fresh from the water? We’re ‘hooking’ you up with some recipes that include the catch of the day. Crawfish Boil Tilapia with Stewed Tomatoes Smoked Trout, Rice, Asparagus and Pea Salad Pecan-smoked Trout
Learning to make a good roux was a necessary skill to learn after I married my Louisiana-raised turned Arkansas outdoorsman husband. With gumbos and etouffees, it all starts with a good roux. A roux is a mixture of nearly equal parts flour and fat – vegetable oil, butter and bacon drippings (oh yea, bacon) are most […]