How to cook Thanksgiving Dinner and Still Hunt

Thanksgiving Hunt

This year I am not hunting on Thanksgiving, but when the hunt has been closer to home, I have indulged by sneaking off in the morning, hunting and having a later dinner. However, in this oldie-but-goodie from Cooky McClung, she describes exactly how to pull off the big meal and still make that Hunt. I […]

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How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner without Missing the Thanksgiving Hunt

There is much to be thankful on Thanksgiving Day, especially when you start the morning with a foxhunt. For the past few years I’ve been lucky enough to spend the morning hours chasing the scent of foxes (no real foxes involved) through historic Concord, Mass., before heading home to cook Thanksgiving dinner for my family. […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

When I first read this story, back in the 80s, I had no idea that I would one day take this advice to heart. All I knew was that Cooky McClung was my hero: a woman who could hunt, have a family and still get Thanksgiving dinner on the table. Reading her column in the […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We gave thanks this morning for a perfect day of hunting (and I gave thanks to my family for letting me ride!).

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When the turkeys won

Today is not a good day to be a turkey. Actually, being a wild turkey probably isn’t much fun any day — they are certainly at the bottom of the food chain. Except when it comes to horses. Freedom is absolutely and totally terrified of wild turkeys. We encounter flocks of them all the time. […]

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