The Wilderness Club Eureka MT.
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 […]
Drifting off in Paradise The idea of paradise is different for everyone. For many, picturing a day in paradise conjures up images akin to sitting under a colorful beach umbrella, with some kind of fu-fu cocktail in hand, while watching the sun sink slowly into the ocean. Periodic gratis days of drift boat fishing is […]
Bison walking among wild flowers on the National Bison Range, was the inspiration for the first of my destination recipe creations for Butler Creek Lodge. Established in 1905 The National Bison Range Scenic Byway is an 18,500 acre reserve with around 400 free-roaming bison. The Range offers wonderful opportunities for viewing and photographing bison and other […]
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 […]
One evening at a lodge, I walked up to a tall, blonde haired, partially inebriated gentleman guest while holding out a plate of my very popular honey-drizzled jalapeno hush puppy appetizers. He stuck out a hand for me to shake and exclaimed in an ever so slightly slurred voice “Hi!” “My name is Barry, and I […]