Venison Philly Sandwich

If you’ve been advised to cut back on red meat…you may think life as you know it is over. But if you substitute heart-healthy venison for beef, you can still enjoy your favorite dishes…like Philly steak sandwiches! Take 2 pounds of venison round steak and slice into very thin pieces using a sharp knife. It’s […]

Lamb’s Quarter Quiche

One of the great things about Missouri is that there are wonderful foods growing wild all around us. For example, this is lamb’s quarters. It makes a good substitute for lettuce or spinach, and can be gathered from April to November. Today, we’ll show you how to use it for a terrific quiche. You’ll need […]

Fish Chowder

Today I’ve got the perfect recipe for a chilly autumn or winter day; it’s a Midwest twist to New England clam chowder. We’re using northern pike, but you can choose any strongly flavored fish like buffalo, catfish, or even carp. You’ll need about four and a half cups of flaked fish. Cook filets 20-30 minutes […]

Cooking – Squirrel (Skillet)

One of the most abundant game animals in Missouri is the squirrel… and we’ve got an easy way to make it a tasty dish. Cut two squirrels into pieces, dredge in flour, and brown the meat in an electric skillet, set at 350-degrees. While it’s browning, chop two large onions. Mince a clove of garlic…slice […]

Carp Cajun

When it comes to carp recipes, mostly what you’ll get from people are jokes. But carp can make great eating…all you need is a terrific recipe! And that’s what we have today…a dish that combines the healthy benefits of fish with the pizzaz of cajun spices! You’ll need two cups of the flaked, cooked carp. […]

Venison Cheese Rolls

Every year venison becomes more popular table fare partly because deer are so plentiful in Missouri and partly because venison itself is such a healthy meat choice. So people are always looking for creative recipes like this one, for cheese-filled venison rolls. Cut 2 pounds of venison round steak into serving sized pieces. Mix together […]

Recipe: Carp Cajun

When it comes to carp recipes, mostly what you’ll get from people are jokes. But carp can make great eating…all you need is a terrific recipe! And that’s what we have today…a dish that combines the healthy benefits of fish with the pizzaz of cajun spices! You’ll need two cups of the flaked, cooked carp. […]

Baker family photographs from 1890s to 1920s

Cheshire Archives & Local Studies CheshireRO cheshire_archives CheshireRO Baker Family Photographs 1897-1927 D 8082_213 Harry Baker (1859-1935) was a prolific amateur photographer from the 1800s to the 1920s. Later in life his daughter Margaret joined him in his love of photography. He was by profession a chemist, a lecturer and assistant to Professor Sir Henry […]

Cooking – Smoked Trout

After a day at the river, nothing beats fresh trout for dinner. But if you’re looking for something different from the usual grilled or baked fish, I’ve got an incredible recipe for you: sangria-smoked trout! It takes a little more time, but it’s well worth the effort! You’ll need 3 to 4 trout, in the […]

Asian Carp – Filleting & Cooking

Every day I go to work I feel like I’m the luckiest person in the whole wide world. To be able to go out there and set a net or to run the electro fishing boat and watch fish come up to you, weigh and measure them and know at the end of the day […]