Recipe: Wild Turkey Meatballs

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  Wild Turkey Meatballs with mushrooms and asparagus on Alfredo pasta By Melissa Lindsay Serves 6-8 (makes 12 meatballs) Ingredients: 1 lb. wild turkey ground breast meat 3 cloves fresh garlic 1/4 c. fresh cilantro 2 eggs 1 tsp. salt … Continued

Gardening with Higher Standards

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  Building a raised garden bed & strawberry patch By Jennifer Pudenz I had been dreaming of my own strawberry patch for a while, but on my husband and I’s acreage, we had some issues that continued to hold back the … Continued

Woman’s Best Friend

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  A great hunting dog starts with the right training as a puppy By Sloan Williams & Samantha Williams Weaver Our passion for the outdoors developed at an early age, and dogs have been a part of our lives since … Continued

Tips: Face Paint

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To women hunters! What does wine and hunting have in common? Why, face paint! Like many other women, I love a good glass of wine and have plenty of corks around, often finding themselves as decorations in a vase. Using … Continued

Spring Cleaning Taxidermy

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Caring for your taxidermy mounts It might seem too early for spring cleaning… after all, it is only winter still. But as an outdoor enthusiast, I don’t know a time I’ve actually wanted to clean once spring has sprung. I’d … Continued

DIY: Ice Picks

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  Save a Life! Save Yourself! Making your own ice rescue picks There are several how-to’s on the Internet for making your own ice picks; however, I couldn’t find one that stated actual details, so I made my own and … Continued

Recipe: Candy Buckeyes

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Ingredients: 1 (16 oz.) container of      creamy peanut butter      (or 1-1/2 C) 1 stick (or 1/2 C) butter,      softened 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp salt 4 C powdered sugar 1 (12 oz.) package … Continued

DIY: Buckeye Ornaments

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Sharing your Luck Making a buckeye Christmas tree ornament or decoration I often make some of these buckeye Christmas tree ornaments to give as gifts each year. It is a great way to teach others about buckeyes as I often … Continued

Soap Tips for Scentless Season!

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  Scentless Season! Help keep yourself scentless and save money by replacing the regular hand soap in your bathrooms and kitchen with soap dispensers (can buy for less than $3) filled with your favorite scentless body wash. This allows you … Continued

Light it Up!

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Building the perfect campfire I’m not sure how building a fire became a “man’s thing” because from my observations, many of them suck at it – ha! They throw big logs together, campfire garbage and douse with lighter fluid. Hmm… … Continued

Plant a Tree. Eat a Pie.

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This is not about making the perfect pie. This is about trying something new, finding something delicious and planning for the future. Last year, I had a blast picking away at my mom’s cherry tree. I soon realized – what … Continued

ADVENTURESS endorses “Wyatt’s First Whitetail” children’s hunting book

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A wonderful story about a boy going hunting with his grandpa that showcases the tradition of hunting and the fundamentals of being a responsible, ethical hunter. This story comes full circle from the field to harvest appreciation at the family’s … Continued

Recipe: Marinated Wild Turkey Breast

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MARINATED WILD TURKEY BREAST INGREDIENTS: turkey breasts zesty Italian dressing DIRECTIONS: Slice turkey breasts with the grain in 1-inch strips. Place strips in a quart Ziploc bag or container and add dressing as needed to completely cover. Marinate strips overnight … Continued

Recipe: Deep Fat Fried Panfish

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DEEP FAT FRIED PANFISH INGREDIENTS: panfish fillets peanut oil seasoned breading DIRECTIONS: Heat deep fat fryer of peanut oil to 375 degrees. When it is heated, roll damp fillets in a plate of seasoned breading, our favorite is Totally Wild’s … Continued

The Life of a FarmHer

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One Iowa woman’s journey to take photos with a purpose Photos and article by Marji Guyler-Alaniz I love the magic that can be captured in one simple image.  A couple years ago, I was laying awake thinking about how blessed I am … Continued

DIY: Slough Off Winter

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How to make HOMEMADE SUGAR SCRUBS! When you are an outdoorswoman, whether hunting, fishing, farming or gardening, the skin on your hands really takes a beating. I recently fell in love with making and using homemade sugar scrubs, and I … Continued

Little Blues

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Creating a bluebird trail for your home Last year, I decided to make a bluebird trail for our acreage. While I got so much fun out of monitoring the parent bluebirds and watching the eggs turn into baby chicks and … Continued

The Marvel of Morels

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They’re famous for being a true delicacy. And if there’s anything to make them even more irresistible, it’s the fact we only have them to savor once a year. However, many don’t realize there are true morels and false morels. … Continued

Recipe: Fried Morel Mushrooms

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FRIED MOREL MUSHROOMS We’ve tried many variations for cooking morel mushrooms over the years, but this is the favorite we always come back to! Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: fresh morels butter eggs flour salt pepper DIRECTIONS: Clean morels and cut in half. … Continued

Recipe: Grilled Asparagus

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GRILLED ASPARAGUS Wild asparagus is FREE and FULL OF HEALTH BENEFITS!!! We taste tested four common, simple ways to grill asparagus: one with butter, one with extra virgin olive oil, one with Lawry’s Seasoned Salt and one with freshly squeezed … Continued

Making a Turkey Spur Necklace

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By Skye Goode Last spring I was fortunate enough to harvest two mature gobblers. After consuming the meat, displaying the fans and beards, and taking more pictures than necessary, I decided I should do something with the “true” trophy on … Continued

The Other Spring Bounty

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Easier to find than mushrooms, hunting for wild asparagus can be a great family activity! By Christi Byerly People are often surprised to hear about one of my favorite spring activities – hunting wild asparagus. Many Midwesterners are familiar with … Continued