Recipes and kitchen tips for rural America

Inspiration for a Thanksgiving Menu

Grit Staff

Thanksgiving Day recipes for vegetable medley or pecan cornbread stuffing, cranberry-sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, pumpkin-pecan or sweet potato pie and make turkey bone broth for leftover turkey noodle soup!

Snow Custard

By Sarah Joplin

Snow custard tastes like days gone by. This short story transports you back in time and shares a sweet recipe for country living. Originally published in December of 2019.

It's Fall, Get the Crock Pot Out!

By Natalie K. Gould, Web Editor

It's fall time, so pull out the slow cooker and make this pork with sauerkraut recipe today. Originally published September of 2012

Pickles Keeping their Crisp

By Andrea Chesman

The next time you make a batch of pickles, try these tips to ensure that every bite has a satisfying crunch.


How to Preserve Surplus Eggs

By Kristi Cook

Save your chickens’ bounty with these easy, dependable strategies to preserve eggs for later eating, whether raw or cooked.

Getting the Most from Wild Game Meats

By Pamela Braun

Knowing what to do with wild game once it's been bagged and tagged can be difficult. Turning it into jerky may be the solution.

How to Cook Wild Game Meat

By Teresa Marrone

Learn how to cook wild game meat for the best results, with five recipes for big and small game and wild fowl.

Do’s and Don’ts of Cooking with Deer Heart

By Bruce and Elaine Ingram

Pump flavor into your diet and make your hunting successes go farther by adding deer heart to diverse culinary dishes.

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