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Oct 24, 2016

Wolf & Iron Podcast #012: All About the Bacon with Tender Belly Founder Shannon Duffy

Hey guys! This may be the most epic podcast episode to date — it is certainly the most delicious! I had the pleasure of talking to Shannon Duffy, one of the founders of Tender Belly, makers of some of the finest bacon you can get, and we not only covered the subject ...

Oct 7, 2015

How to Make Acorn Coffee

I had a reason for wanting to try some sort of coffee substitute, and, as it turns out, acorn coffee is not bad. The final result has an earthy, nutty, charred aroma, not unlike coffee, with chocolate undertones. Here is a simple guide on how to make your own acorn coffee.

Nov 26, 2014

How to Smoke a Turkey on a Weber Charcoal Grill

I have to say, while I enjoy turkey in just about any form, smoked turkey is still my favorite. Bringing in that bird off the grill, with the browned skin, bathed in smoke for hours, is such a treat for the family and friends. Here is a quick “how-to” guide for smoking your turkey.

Nov 7, 2014

Jack Pine Savage Venison Roast Recipe

If you are like a lot of modern, suburban men, the venison you have, like other wild game meat, is a prized possession. Deer meat can only be acquired a few months out of the year and if you take into account the few times you may get to hunt and the fewer ...

Nov 4, 2014

Jack Pine Savage Venison Steak Recipe

When a man has been hard at work he feels more than just hungry, he feels as though he deserves a meal. When a man gets to that point, the quality of the meal can make or break his spirits. The Jack Pine Savages, the men who ...

Jul 19, 2014

Convict Chili Recipe

I watched Labor Day the other night and Frank, an escaped convict played by Josh Brolin, cooked up a pretty awesome chili. (A good coming-of-age movie, by the way, highlighting the importance of fathers.) Here is my take on his recipe which I have dubbed Convict Chili. Supplies: ...

Jul 14, 2014

How to Cook Bacon…Shirtless

“Bacon’s not the only thing that’s cured by hanging from a string.” – Hugh Kingsmill, English Writer, 1889 – 1949 The other day a young, up-and-coming man asked me for the answer to one of life’s great mysteries: How does one cook bacon without a shirt? For anonymity sake we’ll ...

Jul 3, 2014

How to Grill Corn in the Husk

Nearly every food we eat in America came from another country (not that we’re complaining). Corn, however, is truly an American original. Here is a quick guide on how to grill corn in the husk.

Jun 9, 2014

Gluten and Men’s Health: Part 4 – The Super Tasty, Blog Worthy, Gluten Free Bread Recipe

Gluten free bread has come a long way from the stale, rice based alternatives. You can make you own super tasty gluten free bread at home with this recipe.

May 22, 2014

Gluten and Men’s Health: Part 2 – Not Your Grandfather’s Wheat

A lot has changed with wheat and how it affects men's health. Part 2 of our series on gluten will dive into what changes have taken place since your grandfather's time.

May 19, 2014

Gluten and Men’s Health: Part 1 – What is Gluten?

Gluten has a particular effect on men's health and how it affects our hormones. In Part 1 of our series on Gluten we'll tackle what it is and why it may be an issue.

Feb 12, 2014

How to Make Blue Corn Ash Pone

Ash pone is corn pone cooked in the coals of a hearth or other open fire. The ashes get on the pone and it is just dusted off before eating. Traditionally white corn was used because that is what they had, but I really like the taste of blue corn and decided to use that instead. Here's how to make your own.
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