Kristy Crabtree

After years of cooking big game, upland game and waterfowl, I found success in crafting recipes in the kitchen that use simple steps and everyday ingredients. I hope that you will use my recipes to experiment, adapt, change and inspire others to find respect and passion for any harvests brought home to the table. At the end of everyday there’s something special about enjoying your own home cooked meal and reminiscing with family and friends. I hope you enjoy this site ~Kristy Learn More

    Stuffed Bell Peppers with Ground Elk

    Elk bell peppers

    Boiling your bell peppers prior to cooking on the BBQ is what really makes this dish a success. The sweetness of the pepper and the elk meat, the carmelized onion infused by the BBQ… and then top it off with melted cheese. Wow… It’s delicious.

    Elk filet with creamy alfredo and mushrooms

    Elk filet with creamy alfredo and mushrooms

    The best cuts of meat deserve the most attention to detail; however, that doesn’t mean that you need to use the most expensive ingredients. Simple things like sage leaves, creamy Alfredo sauce, yes from a jar… mushrooms and onions make a fine dining meal in minutes.

    Elk Meat Recipe

    Herb Crusted Elk Steaks with Marsala Mushrooms

    The key to the success of this dish is to never ever overcook your elk steaks. That… and of course, searing the meat directly in the pan that the bacon, mushrooms and marsala wine just came from. The bacon grease that seasons the pan will leave an amazingly flavorful outer crust on each piece of meat that will leave you wanting more.

    Mini-Elk Meatball Stroganoff

    Mini-Elk Meatball Stroganoff

    Mini-Elk Meatball Strogonoff

    Looking for a delicious meal that really does take less than 35 minutes to prepare… then you can’t beat a good Stroganoff meal. I enjoy making my stroganoff’s a little different than most. I keep the sauce off the noodles and simply add to the top of the dish.

    Canada Goose Bacon Skewers

    Canada Goose Bacon Skewers

    With fall hunting upon us, we tend to have a lot of waterfowl filling up the refrigerator. The best time to cook anything is right away when it’s fresh. So a recipe that we love and our friends love is easy to cook and will leave you with zero leftovers and extra room in the freezer.