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Hi my name is Anna Lea and welcome to my blog. I was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania. I enjoy hunting, foraging and fishing. I also love skiing, camping and traveling. If I’m not out doing any of those activities then chances are good I am in the kitchen cooking or searching for new recipes to try. I find pleasure in making delicious food out of natural wholesome ingredients, most of which we hunt and forage ourselves.

I was born into a family of hunters, so I began eating wild game at a very young age. I watched my dad hunt, fish, and forage, so it was very normal for us to have venison, elk, bison or other wild game for dinner. My dad was also very interested in finding indigenous edible plants and wild mushrooms, which we would cook then eat.

His influence wore off on me and I started tagging along with him in the woods. He taught me how to look for wild mushrooms and how to shoot a gun. When I was 12 we went hunting together for the first time. I will never forget my first whitetail season. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any luck that year, but I knew my dad was proud of me for going.

There was a brief period of time that I got away from hunting. However, when I started dating my husband, I was able to rediscover my passion for it. I enjoy cooking and creating dished that focus around what we harvest. I don’t believe in factory farming so the meat I eat is the meat we hunt. Come along on my journey to rediscovering the way we were intended to eat.About page signature

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