Christopher Kyer Author

Christopher Kyer (The Honest Omnivore) is a modern day renaissance man -- hunter, fisherman, writer, maker, philosopher, and foodie! Born in West Virginia and educated in New Jersey and Michigan, Chris has spent his adult life split between the Pacific NW and the Chicago suburbs. He started cooking with his grandmothers and hunting with his PawPaw before he was 10 years old, and the woods and a kitchen are still where he feels most at ease.

The Thermodynamics of Deer – 2.0


Cooling a deer in difficult conditions takes work. And ice. When it comes to the thermodynamics of deer I think back to when an HVAC contractor once explained to me that air...

Thermodynamics of Deer – 1.0


Proper cooling may be the most important step in harvesting premium venison. Don’t let the mention of thermodynamics scare you. There won’t be a quiz and you don’t need a...

Field to Table: Why We Hunt


There are as many motivations for why we hunt as there are faces of hunters. For some, the camaraderie of deer camp and the solitude of the tree stand are important motivations...