Smoked Quail with Alabama White BBQ Sauce

Heath Wood Alabama white BBQ sauce has seen an upward trend in the food world, especially among BBQ enthusiasts. After seeing hundreds of posts on social media sites and after trying it for myself at a BBQ restaurant in Florida, I decided this was worthy of incorporating into some of my favorite dishes as well. When…

Jalapeño Cream Cheese Stuffed Venison Meatballs

 Heath Wood Over the years, I would frown at anyone who ate venison any other way than deep-fried. From the harvesting of my first deer as a young teenager until a few years ago, I have always cooked deer in a cast iron pot, deep-frying it in a bath of vegetable oil. Although it is…

Texas Spicy Wild Boar Pork Belly Burnt Ends

Heath Wood When I think of the state of Texas, two things come to my mind. One is the incredible hunting that the Lone Star State has to offer, particularly the wild hog hunting. Texas has a population of hogs in 99% of the 254 counties in the state, with an estimated total of 1.5 million,…

Classic Backyard Smoked Venison Brats

Heath Wood Thanks to the men and women who have served our great country, this weekend, we celebrate our freedom with Independence Day. Many of us who have a passion for the outdoors will celebrate Independence Day by doing just that, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. Perhaps with a trip to…