Tag: RV cooking

Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

Next time you’re making your favorite tacos or enchiladas and want a tasty side dish, try Mexican street corn.  Street vendors in Mexico City serve ears of grilled corn slathered with a creamy sauce, cojita cheese and cilantro. In my one-butt kitchen, I take some shortcuts. I cut corn off […]

Salmon quiche

Salmon Quiche

Salmon quiche was one of my dad’s favorite recipes. In honor of his recent birthday, I decided to make several of his recipes. Thanks, Dad, for all those tasty dishes you prepared for us. This quiche works well with smoked, canned or fresh cooked salmon. For this recipe, my favorite […]

Fancy corn

Fancy Corn

Fancy Corn is an old family recipe, handed down from my grandmother Mabel, to my dad, to me. My dad’s birthday was March 8. I decided to honor his memory by making several of his favorite recipes in March. My dad was a great cook. While my mom made most […]


Jim’s Omelets

While I’m happy to cook most of our meals, a treat I look forward to every week is one of Jim’s omelets. They are absolutely delicious. Two things that make Jim’s omelets different are the texture of the eggs and the amount of cheese and sausage he uses. The eggs […]

Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes

Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes

Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes are delicious and gluten-free. They are even better when topped with raspberry sauce and lemon creme fraiche. To give them a fancy look, garnish with a mint leaf and a fresh raspberry. When I first started making this gluten-free dessert, I made it as a cake in […]

Date Nut Muffins

Date Nut Muffins

Date Nut Muffins have been one of my favorite foods for Christmas brunch for many years. I recently discovered that, according to HolidayInsights.com, December 22 is National Date Nut Bread Day. Yay! In the spirit of the season, this year we are having date nut bread on the 22nd and […]

Grilled Caesar with Chicken

Grilled Caesar Salad with Chicken

Grilled Caesar Salad with Chicken is a variation of that beloved classic salad invented out of necessity so many years ago. Do you know the history behind Caesar salad? According to Wikipedia, on July 4, 1924, Caesar Cardini created this salad when his restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico ran out of ingredients […]

Mushroom and onion burgers

Mushroom and Onion Burgers

Mushroom and onion burgers — made from ground beef, bison, turkey or plant-based meat — are covered in sautéed mushrooms and caramelized onions. While this has been my go-to recipe for burgers for years, two movies we recently watched on Netflix made me feel even better about this dish. Fabulous […]

Orange Blossom Pie

Orange Blossom Pie

Orange and ginger lovers will gobble up this orange blossom pie. Make it vegan-friendly by using plant-based butter and cream cheese. Way back in the 1990s, someone brought an orange blossom pie to work for some sort of celebration. Everyone loved it, and I asked for the recipe. The crust […]

Packed refrigerator

Meal Planning

This Meal Planning article was originally published in the September 2020 issue of MotorHome Magazine.  Meal Planning to Make a Single Shopping Trip Last Two Weeks As an enthusiastic motorhome owner since 2002, I found that one of the things I love most about the RV lifestyle is creating great […]