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Aging Meat
Aging Meat (howto)
Not many restaurants dry age meat like they use to, but that doesn't mean you can't do it at home. Here are some lessons learned.

Backcountry Camping
Backcountry Camping (howto)
Backcountry camping may seem rugged, but with the right tools and equipment, it can be one of the best outdoor adventures you've experienced.
Camping Checklist (howto)
An easy checklist to help you get organized for your next camping trip. Simply check off the items online and print it off or print it off and check them off while you pack.

Hunting for Morel Mushrooms
Hunting for Morel Mushrooms (howto)
When not out trying to bait a bear or bag a turkey, hunting for morel mushrooms is a great way to pass the time when in the outdoors.

Campfire Cooking Guide
Campfire Cooking Guide (howto)
There's nothing quite like cooking over an open flame. On your next camping trip, here are a few cooking tips sure to help you whip up some mouth watering meals.

Killer Camp Meals
Killer Camp Meals (howto)
Cooking up the perfect camp meal can bring friends and family closer together.

Cooking Up A Shore Lunch
Cooking Up A Shore Lunch (howto)
Cooking fish on the bank of a favorite fishing hole is a tradition as old as fishing itself.

Simple Recipes for Wild Turkey
Simple Recipes for Wild Turkey (howto)
Eight easy recipes for mouthwatering wild turkey

Delicious Game Stews
Delicious Game Stews (howto)
Five belly-warming stew recipes you can prepare using any wild game meat you have on hand.

Gourmet Ways with Venison Loin
Gourmet Ways with Venison Loin (howto)
There are many recipes one can use to bring out the very best in these tender cuts of delicious venison. Here are a few from my home recipe file that are sure to be hit with all who try them.

Dutch Oven Cooking
Dutch Oven Cooking (howto)
Spice up your camp cuisine with these Dutch oven recipes and how-to tips.

How to Smoke Fish
How to Smoke Fish (howto)
Scrumptious recipes, how-to info and tips for smoked fish dinners, dips, cakes and omelets!

Fish on the Grill
Fish on the Grill (howto)
Looking for a delicious and healthy way to prepare that mess of fish you just caught? Try cooking them on the grill.

One-Night Camping Perfection
One-Night Camping Perfection (howto)
Get packed now before the next unexpected call to camp arises!

How to Fillet and Pan-Dress Panfish
How to Fillet and Pan-Dress Panfish (howto)
Panfish are great fun to catch and delicious to eat. Learn how to properly prepare your catch for the table using the two most common fish-cleaning methods: filleting and pan-dressing.

How to Deep Fry a Turkey
How to Deep Fry a Turkey (howto)
Four simple steps to a scrumptious bird!

Canning Your Catch
Canning Your Catch (howto)
After your next fishing trip, try canning your catch and you'll taste why this storage technique has withstood the test of time.

The Basics of Backwoods Coffee
The Basics of Backwoods Coffee (howto)
You don't need to sacrifice a lot of the modern comforts when it comes to coffee in the outdoors.

Camping: How to Cope with Nuisance Wildlife
Camping: How to Cope with Nuisance Wildlife (howto)
There are some basic guidelines we can follow to ensure our experiences with wild animals are less stressful for them and less dangerous for us.

Fun-to-Cook Foods for Camp Chefs
Fun-to-Cook Foods for Camp Chefs (howto)
For many of us it's more fun to use simple, yet unique cooking methods when preparing camp meals and treats.

What to Pack for Camping
What to Pack for Camping (howto)
"Plan for the worst and hope for the best." That old saying has merit when you're camping.

Fire Safety for Campers
Fire Safety for Campers (howto)
If we use fire properly and follow all the necessary safety precautions, then fire is a good thing.

The Tempting Taste of Fish
The Tempting Taste of Fish (howto)
Grab an apron -- Fish Cooking 101 is about to begin.

Easy Camp Cookery
Easy Camp Cookery (howto)
To make your next excursion especially memorable, try the following camp cookery methods.

Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning (howto)
When I pulled my tent out of hibernation, it looked like Death's raincoat and smelled like it, too.

Cook Your Goose
Cook Your Goose (howto)
Here are several ways to prepare a snow goose that's so tasty, you'll always volunteer to bring home the geese.

Foiled Again
Foiled Again (howto)
Camp cooking doesn't have to be hard. A little aluminum foil goes a long way.

Gar in the Pan
Gar in the Pan (howto)
Don't believe the old saw that garfish aren't worth bringing to the dinner table.

Simple Snares for Survival
Simple Snares for Survival (howto)
Catching table fare when you're in desperate need is something every outdoorsman should know how to do.

Rotisserie Revival
Rotisserie Revival (howto)
Spit-roasted game is tender and juicy inside, with a parchment-crisp exterior. No other method of cooking brings out the rich natural flavor that makes wild game such a special treat.


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