"Basically, I want to be Jim when I grow up."
An enticing look at the Montana abode of novelist Jim Harrison:
The wilderness is never far away. One night a few years ago, wolves ate 44 of a neighbor’s sheep, right under the Harrisons’ bedroom window. The front yard is full of rattlesnakes, which Mr. Harrison says he shoots at with a pistol.
Sun drenches the big open kitchen, where Mr. Harrison and guests occasionally cook elaborate, multi-course meals—many featuring birds and game he’s hunted himself. Earlier this summer, Anthony Bourdain, chef and host of the Travel Channel’s food show “No Reservations,” visited Mr. Harrison’s home during a trip to Livingston. Mr. Harrison cooked an elk and antelope stew and grilled about two dozen doves, washed down with several bottles of Côtes du Rhône. “Basically, I want to be Jim when I grow up,” Mr. Bourdain said in an email.