Tamales: The Perfect Portable Food

The tamale wrapped in banana leaf is a Veracruz-style tamale. The others are traditional Mexican tamales wrapped in corn husks.

by Bobbie Hasselbring
August 21, 2014

  While I love to cook in my motorhome, sometimes I just run out of gas (so to speak) and want delicious comfort food without the hassle. The perfect solution: tamales. They’re inexpensive, freeze well and make a tasty meal in a snap. For those unfamiliar with this Mesoamerican favorite, tamales... Read more »

British Columbia’s ‘Secret’ Sunshine Coast

ayaking in Smuggler Cove is a fun and peaceful way to enjoy the Sunshine Coast.

by Bobbie Hasselbring
August 19, 2014

  Extending 110 miles along the Strait of Georgia, from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound, this Canadian west coast wonderland is filled with coastal bays, uncrowded campgrounds and old-growth forests North of Vancouver, British Columbia, there’s a strip of waterfront called “the Sunshine Coast”... Read more »

Forest Jewels: Wild Mountain Blackberries

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
July 24, 2014

In northern climates like the Pacific Northwest, a little forest jewel is ripening — wild mountain blackberries.   For RVers who are traveling to Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, or the Yukon and love to forage, wild mountain blackberries are a treat worth seeking out. Most of us are... Read more »

Road Foodie: Cool RV Cookware

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
June 19, 2014

Unless you’re a full-timer, chances are the cookware in your motorhome’s galley looks like mine — a few extras and mismatched odds and ends from garage sales and thrift stores. It’s tough to make a good meal with worn-out pans and dull knives, and I recently replaced some of those castoffs with... Read more »

Sip and Savor the Okanagan

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
June 2, 2014

  Considered British Columbia’s fruit basket, this fertile valley also produces 90 percent of Canada’s wine   My girlfriends and I need an RV getaway. Our “must-haves” include beautiful scenery and great food and wine — and not a lot of driving. Josie, my friend who lives in Vancouver,... Read more »

Montreal — Take a Bite

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
May 30, 2014

  As the weather warms up, many of us are planning trips north, and Quebec is a great choice for RVers. The largely Francophile Canadian province is so French it’s like traveling to Europe — without the airfare or the jet lag! And Montreal, the province’s capital, is a terrific place to... Read more »

On a Roll

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
April 28, 2014

  When cinnamon, sugar and butter come together in a breakfast pastry, it’s heavenly.   And when I’m traveling in my motorhome, it’s always worth a few extra miles to find the perfect cinnamon roll. The origin of cinnamon rolls (aka sticky rolls, sticky buns, or honey buns) isn’t clear.... Read more »

Sea to River: Oregon’s Spectacular North Coast

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
April 25, 2014

  Here you’ll find breathtaking beauty, fun leisure activities and a sense of history all rolled into one   Oregon has some of the most spectacular and accessible coastline in the world. From the salt-water-taffy beach village of Seaside to the historic cannery town of Astoria, the North... Read more »

Cruising the Canal

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
March 26, 2014

  Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is Home to One of Only Two Fjords in the Lower 48   I love Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. It’s a big, green thumb of land bordered to the north by Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, to the west by the mighty Pacific Ocean and to the east by Hood... Read more »

Clamopoly: Dig those Razors!

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
March 24, 2014

  They’re coming … and the sun isn’t even up yet.Normally, the ocean waves are the only noise you hear on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula. But on designated “clam tides,” the roar of hundreds of cars heading to its famous 28 miles of beach sounds like a freeway. Clam lovers, many who... Read more »

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