March 2020

February 2019

Kale Salad

Recipes, Sides and Salads|

Give me a cast iron-cooked steak, kale salad, and a glass of red wine and you make me a happy girl. Add a piece of good white bread and you have my version of suppertime perfection.  This combination is one of the staple meals in our ranch kitchen. It is [...]

March 2017

September 2016

Mediterranean Meatballs

Beef, Recipes|

The end of summer has meant a major transition for our family--Two kids in school! That means that this mama has spent every school day on the back of a horse doing cattle-work in the hills. Sanity, freedom, Hallelujah! I mean the little darlings are thrilled to be at school [...]

April 2016

Tuesday Night Tenderloin


Around here we feel that good food is the reward for hard-work. There is nothing more satisfying than a hearty meal after a day of physical labor. However, after a day of working outside that meal better be easy to cook and I better be able to whip it up [...]

March 2016

Computer Ranching

From the Ranch|

When you conjure up an image of a Southern Alberta cattle ranch, what do you imagine?  Sweeping vistas of grass? Epic views of the Rocky Mountains extending from rolling hills? Glossy herds of cattle followed by cowboys on horseback?   Or, perhaps you think of a family ranch, and imagine wholesome-looking children [...]

Trail’s End Burgers

Beef, Recipes|

The perfect solution for making the best-ever burgers, other than using Trail's End Grassfed Beef, of course, is to get Tyler to make them. Tyler, along with being highly competent in virtually every task known to man (welding, carpentry, mechanics, ranching, parenting), also has been blessed with extreme burger making [...]

Classic Beef Stew

Beef, Recipes|

This is a classic in our kitchen. And when I say 'classic," I mean that I cook it often, but it is never the same twice. This is the best way to have a hearty, nourishing one-pot meal, while using up anything that is in the fridge. Most recently, our [...]