Grilled Summer Squash —

The RV Chronicles — There’s no place like our (tiny) home (Recipe: Grilled Summer Squash)

It’s been about a year since I began chronicling the exploits of my so-called temporary life in a recreational vehicle. If you’re among my faithful 17 readers, you’re aware of pretty much every frustration I’ve experienced here — from showering in a microwave-sized tub to being bored and quite lonely. Those daily doldrums, though, have […]

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Easy as pie? Ha!

The worst part? Getting the crust in pie pan. I accidentally discovered an easier way: use a peel. Flour it, roll out your crust and slide it into the pie pan. Works like a dream — every time.

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Grilled Summer Squash —

The RV Chronicles — There’s no place like our (tiny) home (Recipe: Grilled Summer Squash)

It’s been about a year since I began chronicling the exploits of my so-called temporary life in a recreational vehicle. If you’re among my faithful 17 readers, you’re aware of pretty much every frustration I’ve experienced here — from showering in a microwave-sized tub to being bored and quite lonely. Those daily doldrums, though, have […]

Frozen Banana Colada —

The RV Chronicles — You want humidity? You can’t handle humidity! (Recipe: Frozen Banana Colada)

I’d venture a wager that more baby powder, deodorant and cold beer are sold during the summer in Houston than in any other city in the world. I bet our air conditioners blow the loudest too. Yes, it’s hot as h-e- double-hockey sticks in the Bayou City.  And, despite a regular breeze from the Gulf […]

The West Virginia Hot Dog — Take me home, country road.

The RV Chronicles — Channeling the Mountain State at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: West Virginia Hot Dogs)

It all began over lunch in the communications suite. One of my co-workers mentioned something about her father digging on West Virginia Hot Dogs. ‘What’s that?’ I asked. ‘It’s just a hot dog with chili and slaw,’ she replied. My interest, already piqued at the mere mention of a new (to me) style of hot […]

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The RV Chronicles — A touch and go week by the bay (Recipe: Grilled Chuck Eye Steak w/ Roasted Salsa)

It’s been little more than five years since I began sharing my stories here. And it’s really funny how this has grown from a virtual space in which I could self-impose writing deadlines, to a crowd of 17 loyal followers. If you’re among those 17, you know that I live to eat — and to […]