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 »

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 »

Smoke on the Weber

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by Bob Livingston
April 29, 2014

  The new 14.5-inch Smokey Mountain Cooker livens up meat flavor using charcoal and hardwoods, and can be easily stored   A barbecue is almost standard equipment in a motor­home. Most people enjoy cooking outdoors and a barbecue is a great way to get favorite meats, poultry and fish to the... 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 »

Road Foodie: Mexi-Rio

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
February 21, 2014

  In winter, many RVers enjoy the sunshine and balmy temperatures of snowbird destinations like Florida, Arizona and Texas. It’s a time when many of us travel less, but, in some ways, enjoy our RV lifestyle more, because we can really get to know our winter community and explore the local food... Read more »

Resolutions for RV Foodies

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
December 26, 2013

  With the New Year, you’re probably thinking about resolutions — those annual “exercise more, lose weight, eat healthier” promises most of us make. The RV lifestyle can play havoc with resolutions, especially when it comes to healthy eating. Too often, we opt for convenience when we travel... Read more »

Craving Great Chocolate

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by Bobbie Hasselbring
December 26, 2013

  With the holidays fast approaching, my thoughts turn to sweets, especially chocolate. It makes a terrific gift. I mean, really, who doesn’t love receiving a box of wonderful chocolate? A dozen years ago or so, I spent a year researching and then writing two books on chocolate: The Chocolate... Read more »

Mad for Mudbugs

At Jake’s Famous Crawfish

Bobbie Hasselbring
March 15, 2013

Mudbug. Crayfish. Mudpup. Crawdaddy. Crawfish. Whatever you call them, those little warm water crustaceans are delicious, relatively inexpensive, easy to cook and make a fun food to try while you’re on the road. Crawfish Second cousin to the larger and more expensive Maine lobster, crawfish are small... Read more »

Road Foodie: A Taste of Wenatchee Valley, WA

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Bobbie Hasselbring
Photos: Anne Weaver
February 6, 2013

Wenatchee Valley, on the east side of Washington’s Cascade Mountains, is a high-desert agricultural oasis well known for growing some of the finest wine grapes, apples and pears in the Northwest. Its golden, rolling hills also make it a terrific destination for an RV trip — and a great place for... Read more »

Oyster-licious

Island Creek Oyster Bar

Bobbie Hasselbring
January 16, 2013

You either love them or hate them. Oysters. Those gnarly-shelled bivalves generate strong reactions, from devotees waxing poetic about the best varieties to those who can’t stomach the squishy, slightly slimy creatures. I was in the latter camp for years. I couldn’t understand why people paid $1... Read more »

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