Well, it’s Labor Day weekend in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. That means that the Deerslayer (Doveslayer) family has come from far and wide to hunt whitewing doves. It’s an annual event that has taken place for as many years as I’ve been… Continue Reading “Labor Day Whitewing Hunt! What Do I Do With These Birds?”
Among those of us who have embraced the hunting lifestyle, there seem to be two different camps or schools of thought regarding how to bring to the table the meat that has been harvested. There are those who rely solely on their tried-and-true, time-tested… Continue Reading “Wild Turkey Thanksgiving and the Zombie Apocalypse”
I take pride in having more whitewing recipes than the average Doveslayer’s wife. Every dove hunter loves dove breast with a slice of jalapeño and wrapped in bacon and tossed on the grill. It’s the pretty much the gold standard. Everybody loves it. When I… Continue Reading “Dove Breast Crostini”
Well, friends, I’ve really dropped the ball this time. The opening of whitewing season has come and gone in South Texas and I didn’t post any acknowledgement whatsoever. Not a recipe, a “let’s get ready”, or a “good luck hunters”. Sometimes things get kinda… Continue Reading “Dove Ravioli in Browned Butter”
Deerslayer and I had the opportunity to travel to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in June.The son of our dear friends was getting married and we headed down to attend the wedding The small town was beautiful. Cobblestone streets, breathtaking cathedrals, wonderful traditions,… Continue Reading “Chilaquiles with Whitewing Breast”
I’d never really thought much about quail. They’re really cute and funny to watch, running around, zigging and zagging this way and that. I’d ordered them in restaurants a time or two and they tasted pretty good. But I’d never really given them a second… Continue Reading “Quail Season!”
I know my readers are thinking, “What the heck? Where’s the post heralding the beginning of Bird Season?” Well, fear not! Bird Season was celebrated with much hoop-la down in these parts. The sporting goods stores were packed to the gills with hunters, feverishly… Continue Reading “No, I Didn’t forget Whitewing Season!”
First of all, most deerslayers are also various-other-wild-game-slayers as well. That’s a good thing. Truly, it is. My deerslayer is also a white-wing-dove-slayer, a pheasant-slayer, an elk-slayer, and a slayer of various varieties of fish. Today, I need to share some crucial information about… Continue Reading “A thing or two about game birds……”
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