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Roasted Turkey Breast with Onion Sauce

Every year when MPG goes deer hunting, he manages to bring back more than just a freezer full of venison.  Usually the bounty includes feed sacks full of turnips that I end up sharing with everyone I know ... seriously, nobody can eat that many turnips! Last year, he brought home a turkey breast that was as big as most whole turkeys I see in the grocery store.  It was fresh from the farm ... no hormones injected, no water or other filler injected. It was all meat, beautiful large turkey ...

Applewurst and Kraut – an easy weeknight meal

German wurst (or wurste) canbe loosely translated as sausage ... and sometimes cold cuts.  There are many different varieties of wursts, but only a few are readily available to us in the US.  That's too bad, because they're all pretty amazing. My grandpa used to eat blood sausage (blutwurst), and there was pretty much every kind of sausage in his refrigerator known to man.  My dad was addicted, too, so I was always around it which resulted in my own slight addiction. The funny ...

Venison Dinner Hash

I loved spending the night with my grandparents when I was a kid ... as I'm sure most kids do.  Actually, I was well into my 20s on the last occasion I spent the night in their house! They lived in a small house that Grandpa built a few years after they were married in 1940. Other than adding a bathroom and space for washer and dryer at some point, I don't think much ever changed from the original house. I would sleep in Grandma's bedroom on Grandpa's WWII cot that he set up at the foot of ...