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Healthy Veggie Lasagna

Cooking at McFarland Creek Outdoors Amanda Hatcher prepares hearty and delicious meals for guests at McFarland Creek Outdoors. Here Amanda shares a guest favorite, Healthy Veggie Lasagna. 1 box of lasagna 1 bag of thawed (Frozen) spinach 1 bag of chopped carrots...

Veggie Lasagna

Amanda Hatcher, who provides onsite meals for guests at McFarland Creek Outdoors and caters many special events throughout the region, has offered the recipe for one of her quick and healthy favorites to try at home.   1 box of lasagna 1 bag of thawed (Frozen)...

Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Potato

Take 5 boneless/skinless chicken breast and cook in Crockpot on high for 4 hours. A couple of hours prior to the chicken being done, put baking potatoes in the oven on 350. Cook then until soft. When chicken is done, drain broth. (I freeze to use later in other...

Marinades for Meats and Vegetables

Looking for Marinades for game, steak or chicken? Marinades can add a great taste to meats. They can be made up ahead of time and stored in the fridge in zip lock bags. Meats generally require at least one hour to soak up the flavors. Allowing for an overnight soak in...

Venison Meatballs

Another recipe from the Bill Hall's Land and Lakes Nashville Channel 4 Television Show and chef Dee Reed was Venison Chili. Hall included a reminder to viewers that "you should never kill what you don’t intend to eat or share with others." 1 ½ pounds ground venison ½...

Santa Fe Spanish Rabbit

For decades Channel 4 personality Bill Hall took viewers on hunting trips to the great Tennessee countryside with his show, Bill Hall Land and Lakes. The show followed Hall and friends on fishing trips and hunting trips across middle Tennessee. In it, the hearty eater...

Enjoy Dale Hollow Lake on Your Trip

We want you to spend as much time with us at McFarland Creek as possible on your visit here, but there's a lot more going on in our area besides deer and turkey hunting. The region is known for its wide variety of outdoor activities. We're fortunate that the reserve...

McFarland Creek Outdoors Helps Hunters Bag Trophy Whitetail Deer

By KEVIN J. DONALDSON Courtesy Crossville Life Magazine CELINA – Some people hunt to put meat in the freezer, but most whitetail deer hunters have something else in mind when they hit the woods: bagging a trophy that will be mounted on the wall and talked about for...

Homemade Venison Summer Sausage

This recipe and commentary is provided by food blogger, Denise Grisham, whose blog Man, That Stuff Is Good, encourage cooks of all skill levels to prepare good food quickly and inexpensively and use it as a way to reconnect with family and friends. Click here to enjoy...

McFarland Creek’s Associate Company Celebrates 50 Years

The Smith Companies, based in Moss, celebrated its 50th anniversary on Oct. 27 with a community event attended by more than 200. “My heart was so full seeing so many people from our community and our employees, past and present, come out for this event,” said April...

History in the Waters

Dale Hollow Lake...They say there’s history in these waters, and that is true. Beneath the calm, clean waters of Dale Hollow Lake are the remains of farms and towns tamed from a wilderness by settlers to these hills and valleys first penetrated by long hunters and,...