Dutch Oven Blackberry Cobbler — A grown-up dessert

The RV Chronicles — Getting primitive at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Dutch Oven Blackberry Cobbler)

I own plenty of kitchen tools that could be considered modern or high-tech. It’s stuff that cuts cleanly, heats evenly and mixes perfectly. Even at the Jimmy Rockford, my temporary RV home, I occasionally employ a pre-programmed pressure cooker or an uber-modern sous vide wand. But lately, I’ve been going more primitive with my cooking […]

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Dutch Oven Blackberry Cobbler — A grown-up dessert

The RV Chronicles — Getting primitive at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Dutch Oven Blackberry Cobbler)

I own plenty of kitchen tools that could be considered modern or high-tech. It’s stuff that cuts cleanly, heats evenly and mixes perfectly. Even at the Jimmy Rockford, my temporary RV home, I occasionally employ a pre-programmed pressure cooker or an uber-modern sous vide wand. But lately, I’ve been going more primitive with my cooking […]

BaconBurntEnds

The RV Chronicles — Makin’ bacon at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Bacon Burnt Ends)

A Sunday morning rarely goes by without me lamenting. No, I’m not sad that I’ve chosen to stay a while in an RV down by the Galveston Bay. Neither am I upset that — after six years writing these pages — I have but 20 loyal followers. It’s really about the eggs. And bacon. Though […]

Sticky Honey Shrimp — Perfectly plump. Tangy sticky sweet.

The RV Chronicles — Back and forth at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Asian Sticky Honey Shrimp)

While many friends, over this 2017 Spring Break, are hanging out with Mickey and Minnie or digging their toes into the sands of some far away beach, we’ve become intimately familiar with the potholes of U.S. 59 in east Texas. Fortunately, the good — eating convenience store chicharrones and listening to three straight hours of […]

Beefy Balsamic Sliders w/ Caramelized Onions

The RV Chronicles — Stealing some BH&G thunder at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Beefy Balsamic Sliders w/ Caramelized Onions)

I have this friend. I’ve never met her, but I used to spend every Sunday morning sipping coffee with her.  I’ve never met her husband either, nor their daughter. But I’ve broken bread with them countless times. Virtually, of course. Christiane (aka The Mom Chef) has this nifty website called Taking On Magazines, on which […]