Slaving away in the kitchen for the holidays is a tradition most of us can do without. Kick off a new custom with our recipes for RVing holiday dinners.
Anyone can be a great chef with the magic of campfire flame. The “Pie Iron Recipes” cookbook can turn your outdoor meals into masterpieces.
When I think back, there are only a handful of home-cooked meals that I remember from my childhood. Don’t get me wrong, there was plenty of delicious food over the years—usually made by the loving hands of my dear Granny—but only a few of those dishes were worthy of being committed to long-term memory. Granny’s […]
The first version of this month’s column never saw the light of day. You see, I was going to follow the trends and make October the official Pumpkin Spiced Great Plates Month. Unfortunately, I struggled greatly while writing that version because I have a confession to make: I don’t like pumpkin spice…anything. To be fair, […]
Late this month the long, hot summer will give way to fall, and I for one will be happy to see it arrive. To help you get ready for those nights when you need a sweater for your evening stroll, we are going to dive into two comfort food favorites: lentils and chicken soup. Both […]
Is there anything from the summer garden as beloved as the tomato? There is nothing I love more from my garden, and August is the peak of flavor and freshness. This is the time of year when devoted gardeners are often found in the kitchen, lovingly cleaning and processing bushels of homegrown produce to preserve […]
Summer is here, and home gardens and farmers markets alike are flush with the vibrant colors and robust flavors of fresh onions, tomatoes, peppers and herbs. There are so many fresh food options during these months that I’m half-tempted to argue with crooner Andy Williams that summer is, in fact, the most wonderful time of […]
Get-togethers are the high point of spring and summer. It just doesn’t get any better than a day in the sun with friends, family and paper plates loaded with delicious home cooked food. This month we’re going to make some of my favorite picnic and potluck recipes to get you ready for your next cookout. […]
RVs add lots of little pleasures to daily living, but cooking usually isn’t one of them. RV kitchens aren’t meant for making elaborate gourmet meals, which is why savvy RVers master the art of one pot meals. Whether you’re a hardcore carnivore or a dedicated vegan, an uncomplicated cooking implement like a crock pot, pressure […]
Who doesn’t love Mexican food? For the delightful crunch of tacos to saucy enchiladas, no other cuisine has the same appeal for such a massive audience. One look at the number of Mexican restaurant chains will tell you that our love affair won’t be waning anytime soon. That’s why this month we are going to […]
Not only is February the month in which that most romantic of holidays appears, it is also American Heart Month. With both in mind, this month I thought I would serve up a tasty sweetheart of a meal with a heart healthy twist. Don’t worry, we aren’t going to sacrifice flavor or make you eat […]