The movie “A River Runs through It” which started the migration to the Siren singing wild trout rivers and streams of Northwestern Montana, is a wash-out compared to the show I was privy to while working as a chef in fishing lodges. Quite a few of the guides I had the pleasure of working around, […]
Salsa aspics with hard boiled eggs in the middle are a great way to to send eggs down the river. No peeling, no egg shells in the boat or egg odor. I was inspired to come up with salsa and egg aspics after the great “egg on my face” river disaster of 2010. For river […]
A woman friend and I drove up to Fernie BC yesterday for lunch and a little shopping. It is only an hour drive from Eureka Montana, to the alpine-like mountains and famous Elk River. Old man winter was late this year here in the lower Canadian Rockies. It was May 25th with a chilly wind blowing […]
I thought a meat pie sounded really good. What is better than pastry, savory gravy and beef together with winter vegetables? I put herbs and spices in my pastry crust when making a meat pie or pasty. This addition really makes for a tasty crust. I thought, perhaps I would try my hand at making […]
Self-Loading Chipotle Elk Tostada.
Sagelands Merlot Black Currant BBQ Game Hen.
I came up with a lodge recipe using fresh peas and leeks. This light refreshing soup has a creamer texture using fresh new green peas instead of dried split peas. The clients loved the soup and wanted to know what I called it. The lodge owner came back to the kitchen to ask. Being the […]