Smoked Polish Sausage & Sauerkraut — Simple heartiness

The RV Chronicles — Rambling on: A September letter home

September 3, 2015 Catherine – Seeing you and the boy this past weekend was a shot in the arm for my spirits. I’ve really enjoyed my time with Alexandra here in the Jimmy Rockford, but I think both of us needed a dose of you. It’s been life as usual since you left. I come […]

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Hot peppers to slice? No gloves?

No worries. Slather vegetable oil on your hands and get chopping! The oil offers protection from the heat for at least 3-4 peppers (then reapply). Now, go buy some disposable gloves! Oil’s for cooking! (08/11)

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Smoked Polish Sausage & Sauerkraut — Simple heartiness

The RV Chronicles — Rambling on: A September letter home

September 3, 2015 Catherine – Seeing you and the boy this past weekend was a shot in the arm for my spirits. I’ve really enjoyed my time with Alexandra here in the Jimmy Rockford, but I think both of us needed a dose of you. It’s been life as usual since you left. I come […]

Cheesy Summer Squash Galette — There's plenty of summer in that there pastry.

The RV Chronicles — Taking out the trash and taking in stories

I walk almost daily with a bag or two of garbage to our RV park dumpster. Most might think of such a task as routine and downright dull. But I see it differently. During my 200 yard roundtrip, I see people’s stories. Some homes are used as they were intended — as temporary dwellings. I […]

Vegetable Chow Mein — Better than the stuff at Lee How Fook's

The RV Chronicles — The human race is going to hell in a hand basket, and other observations

I tend to notice the mostly unnoticeable — such as the misspelled words on the Diary Queen marquee or the successive series of signs posted along the highway that start with “Your wife is hot.” and end with “Call Acme A/C service!” about a half-mile later. So should it come as no surprise that I […]