Smoked Halibut Cheeks poached in Huckleberry-Shallot Butter

A friend shares his halibut, a GOOD friend shares their halibut cheeks. And we have huckleberries this year, so let’s create another kind of surf and turf – smoked halibut cheeks poached in a huckleberry and shallot butter. Sounds pretty decadent, huh? Smoked Halibut Cheeks poached in Huckleberry-Shallot Butter Ingredients 1 lbs. fresh halibut cheeks 1 cup fresh…

Smoked Venison Roast with Bacon

Like most wild game, elk is a lean meat that is high in protein. Wild elk don’t have time to sit and graze on the land like cattle, resulting in a healthy alternative to beef smoked recipes that has about 1/6th the amount of fat and an equal amount of protein. Due to this low…

Sautéed Ale Wild Oyster Mushrooms with bacon and pork belly

I love this time of year for a myriad of reasons, but the profusion of wild mushrooms is at the top of the list. In particular, I seek oyster mushrooms and morels along the river bottoms of Montana. The oyster mushrooms grow from fallen logs of cottonwood and aspen, and the morel grow either in recently…