Homemade Elk "Jim Spud"

“Pray for peace and grace and spiritual food, For wisdom and guidance, for all these are good, but don’t forget the potatoes.” ― John Tyler Pettee, ‘Prayer and Potatoes’ As I head into the holiday week, and the busiest time of year, I tend to crave the cozy and comforting dishes quintessential to the winter…

Idaho Lamb Meatballs with Raisin Pesto

“A good shepherd feeds his sheep first, even when he himself is hungry.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo One of the kookiest weekends of the year just came and went here in the Wood River Valley – the Trailing of the Sheep Festival. Since the 1860’s our little valley has a long and proud heritage of raising sheep…

Traeger Smoked Idaho Kobe Bavette

“Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.” ― Anthony Bourdain I have never been to the South, but my gosh I feel like Southern food holds a steadfast place in my heart. When the Traeger arrived at our house, the very first thing I wanted to cook was classic Beef…