From flying to dehydrating: Duck breast makes for tasty jerky

There’s something different about wild duck and how it tastes. It’s gamey, slightly tastes like liver and incredibly overwhelming if it’s not cooked right. That’s why duck makes wonderful jerky. If it sits in the right marinade for at least a day, the overpowering taste tends to die away and gives way to the spices and juice it’s been soaking in.  Now two batches in, … Continue reading From flying to dehydrating: Duck breast makes for tasty jerky

Danner Powderhorn boots impress on first cold hunting trip

It’s been a while since I’ve been impressed by something as simple as a boot, but Danner may have a new lifetime customer.

It could be that I’ve never treated myself to a pair of solid boots, too, but when I first tried on my new pair of Powderhorns I was immediately impressed. At first, it felt slightly clunky because they went up 10 inches to my lower calf, but after walking around in them for a half-hour it felt as if I had been wearing them for weeks. They got a little more action in the following days when I would walk my hound on the hills that surround my house, and whether it was rainy or wet with 30-degree temperatures the boots managed well.

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Basic everyday self-care routine for busy men

It’s been a long day. You come home, kick your boots off, set your dirty Tupperware in the sink and crash on the bed, only to wake up early tomorrow morning and repeat what feels like a never-ending cycle. 

And in today’s world, most of us are being overworked and barely have time for ourselves between family commitments or plans you make with friends. But, for men, self-care is something we push to the side until it’s too late or we’re so downtrodden that it seems impossible to go the extra mile. 

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