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Smoked Trout Dip Recipe

Smoked Trout Dip Recipe

Smoked trout can be added to several different things, such as a salad or eaten as is. You can also use it to make a yummy smoked trout dip. Now if you don’t smoke your own fish, you can purchase smoked Salmon from to store and it will work with this recipe as well. This dip is a great for parties, family get togethers, or an everyday snack.

Smoked Trout in a Masterbuilt Electric Smoker

With most smoked trout recipes the first step is to brine the fish. The purpose of a brine is to not only add some flavor to the fish, but it also helps keep the fish from drying out during the cooking process. In this recipe instead of using a traditional salt and water brine, I’m going to use more of a marinade that contains only three ingredients.

How to use the ViperSharp System

In this article we are going to talk about how to fix that dull knife using the ViperSharp knife sharpening system. You are less likely to cut yourself if your knife is sharp. A sharp knife stands less a chance of slipping off the surface of whatever it is your cutting and it takes less effort and force than a dull knife.

ViperSharp Assembling the System

Because so much thought went into designing this system the setup process is quick, easy, and only requires a few parts. As mentioned in the previous article the basic system includes a hard cutting board style plastic base with the option to upgrade to a heavy stone base.

ViperSharp Knife Sharpening System

We are very fortunate in Utah to have so many different ways that we can enjoy the great outdoors. We are equally fortunate to have so many local based companies producing some amazing outdoor products. Today we want to share just one product that has taken the guess work out of keeping your knives sharp and ready for their next outdoor use.

Rockport Reservoir Success and a FAIL!

Hey guys in this video you will see me struggling a little bit, but instead of cutting out the footage I kept it in to show you I’m real and stuff happens. Anyway, I also caught a few nice fat healthy rainbow trout and it was a great day on Rockport Reservoir.

Sanpete Marinade Chicken/Turkey

The Sanpete Marinade for chicken or turkey is one of our favorite spring and summer time recipes. This well known Utah recipe turns an ordinary chicken breast into a tasty, tender, juicy piece of meat everyone will enjoy.

Places to Snowshoe in Utah

When you think winter in Utah, most people think skiing at one of Utah’s 13 world class ski resorts. However, for those searching for a more affordable way to enjoy the “Greatest Snow on Earth” we recommend Snowshoeing.

Smoked Pork Loin

After experimenting with different cuts and types of meat, the pork loin in my opinion is one of the easiest cuts of meats to smoke in a Masterbuilt Electric Smoker or any other brand of smoker.

Hardware Ranch Wildlife Viewing Area

Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was purchased by the State of Utah in 1945 as a location to operate a winter feeding program for Rocky Mountain Elk.

Exploring the Dugway Geode Beds

One of the nation’s best places to find geodes is actually right here in Utah. Located in Juab County, you’ll find the Dugway Geode Beds. Geodes are roundish, hollow rocks (usually three inches or less in diameter) that are lined with small crystals inside. Once cracked open, their sparkly interior will be on full display.

Yurt Camping in Utah

Yurt Camping in Utah

Utah has more than 30 yurts available for rent and winter is one of the most enjoyable times to stay in them. These yurts are scattered throughout the state, with the largest concentration being in the Uintah Mountains.

St. George Utah

St. George Utah

Did you know St. George enjoys about 300 sunny days a year? Even in the midst of wintry December days, the average temperature is above 40 degrees. Think of what that kind of sunniness and warmth could do for your outdoor adventures.

Is Forrest Fenn’s Legendary Treasure in Utah?

Is Forrest Fenn’s Legendary Treasure in Utah?

If Forrest Fenn is telling the truth, there’s a treasure worth millions of dollars somewhere in the mountains north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. And many people believe the loot is somewhere in close proximity to Utah.

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