Soy-Lime Grilled Flank Steak

I LOVE grilled steak. Generally speaking we will pick a rib eye (bone-in if they have it) for traditional steak dinner. That said, I choose flank (or skirt)  just as often because it is so diverse & flavorful! This one recipe marinates only about 1-4 hours. You could marinate it over night, but I would…

A 48 Hour Trip OR a 4 & 1/2 Month Journey?

We are just two letters shy of an entire alphabet! Which is better than being  ” a few sandwiches shy of a picnic” I say, if you know what I mean?  According to MapQuest we are currently at stop “X”. I wanted to SEE the progression so I plugged it all into their directions tool…

How to Stock Your Tiny Kitchen & Cook Happily Ever After

I am guessing that more than one of you may have wondered how small IS an RV kitchen & how do I make that work? Did I have to get rid of all my favorite kitchen appliances, tools & gadgets?  Can I store more than  two plates, cups & forks? You will have to go…

Classic Wedge Salad

Do you ever stop to think why ‘the classics’ are classic? I did just that while eating a salad the other day. Whether it’s clothing, music or food, the word ‘classic’ can usually be exchanged for timeless. There are some things that just stand the test of time – like the quintessential little black dress…

“Oven Roasted Tiny Bites of Tastiness” Brussels Sprouts for All!

There are so Many Methods for this Veggie Madness For almost as many years as I can remember, I have had an affinity for preparing roasted vegetables as a side dish. (If reading, my kids are probably nodding their heads affirmatively right now.) For some Chefs & their veggies, they might turn to steaming, stewing,…

Why Farm-to-Table Even Matters

The Farm is Where MY Love for Cooking Started The farm is where (real) food starts, just as a matter of pure fact. Whether small or large, private or corporate, it takes a farm to grow a vegetable, to raise a pig & even to get that gallon of milk.  When I was growing up,…

Dreamy, Creamy Mushroom Alfredo over Pasta with Roasted Chicken

What are we Making for Dinner? You could say that this is a recipe for “Roasted Chicken with Mushroom Alfredo Pasta”. You could. And to keep the title reader friendly, I even titled it something like that (because I wouldn’t want you to pass it by because it sounds ‘complicated’ – it’s NOT)! But, make this dish…

5 Reasons to Travel More Often

I bet it’s not hard to remember the best vacation you have ever been on? If you could book today where would you go next? What was your favorite part of the last truly terrific meal you ate? Do you wish that you could eat like that more often? I love to travel because you…