Brick Chili —

The RV Chronicles — Opening Day ain’t so bad at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Brick Chili)

If baseball is America’s pastime, why isn’t Opening Day a national holiday? I mean, our friends in Washington have set aside Columbus Day and Presidents Day as official days off. And then there’s Thanksgiving, which was an on-and-off celebration for the first 100 years of our nation’s history. Before you go thinking that I’m starting […]

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Delicious homemade shrimp stock

Heat a TB of oil, toss in a clove of minced garlic and a thumbnail-sized chunk of ginger – and shells from 1 lb. of shrimp. When they turn pink, add a quart of water and simmer for about 20 minutes. Allow liquid to cool. Strain. (May be frozen.)

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Brick Chili —

The RV Chronicles — Opening Day ain’t so bad at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Brick Chili)

If baseball is America’s pastime, why isn’t Opening Day a national holiday? I mean, our friends in Washington have set aside Columbus Day and Presidents Day as official days off. And then there’s Thanksgiving, which was an on-and-off celebration for the first 100 years of our nation’s history. Before you go thinking that I’m starting […]

Buttery Roasted Shrimp & Asparagus —

The RV Chronicles — I’m better than my Instagram alter ego (Recipe: Buttery Roasted Shrimp & Asparagus)

My Instagram followers see a little more than the 20 of you who come here on a regular basis. It’s not that I’m trying to hide anything from you, rather I’ve just not figured out a … presentable way to show you random pictures of me frying okra or drinking Scotch. And maybe that’s a […]

BLT Salad — The classic sandwich in a bowl

The RV Chronicles — No regrets at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: BLT Salad)

If you’re among my 20 loyal readers, you’ve seen a lot of back-and-forth from my tiny confines over the past 19 months. I uprooted myself to further my career and help improve our quality of life. I was excited. But it didn’t take long to realize that my nights were lonely. My lover was 200 […]

Pasta w/ Shrimp & Scallops in Pink Sauce

The RV Chronicles — Hopefully not fake news at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Pasta w/ Shrimp & Scallops in Pink Sauce)

My first entry in The RV Chronicles came on August 6, 2015. It doesn’t sound like a lot of time, but we’ve discovered almost 1,300 planets since then. If all goes as planned, my final dispatch from the Jimmy Rockford will happen in the coming weeks — hopefully before we see any more 50-point headlines […]