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The Back Harbour region provides the perfect setting for a Newfoundland “boil up” on the beach.

Road Foodie: Experience Twillingate

February is the month of love, and nothing says “I love you” better than your sweetheart’s favorite pie. Unfortunately, I’ve never mastered making a...
This youngster enjoys trying her first fresh cranberry.

Road Foodie: Celebrate Cranberries

The fruit most associated with the winter holiday season is the cranberry. We eat cranberries jellied or fresh and whole as a tangy side...
A single artichoke plant will produce several artichokes each season for 5-10 years.

Road Foodie: Grilled Holiday Artichokes

During the holidays, we always make some traditional dishes, but I like to find something to add a new “wow” to the table. This...
Zucchini

Road Foodie: Zucchini Zone

  Last summer, I returned home from a 10-day motorhome trip to monster zucchinis growing in my garden. No matter how much I begged, I...
Road Foodie - Tomatoes Photo

Road Foodie: Tomato Time

  One of my favorite things about summer is homegrown tomatoes, especially super-sweet cherry tomatoes. Homegrown tomatoes really taste different – sweeter, with more vibrant,...
Classic Southern pralines substitute the traditional almonds or hazelnuts with locally grown pecans.

Road Foodie: Pecan Pralines, Please

When summer heats up, nobody wants to bake, but your sweet tooth may still crave a sugary treat. That’s where pecan pralines come in....
At least 10 different varieties of pears grow in North America.

Road Foodie: Welcome to Pearadise

  There are times of the year when berries, cherries, peaches and other fresh fruits are readily available. April isn’t necessarily one of those months,...
Road Foodie - Lemons and Lemonade

Road Foodie: Lighten Up with Lemons

  The holidays are behind us and, if you’re like me, all those sweets, cocktails and high-calorie foods have left you bloated, out of sorts...
At the Hammond’s factory retail store, visitors can buy all types of candies.

Road Foodie: Hammond’s and Holiday Peppermint Bark

  Candy comes to mind at this sweet time of year, and no one does holiday treats better than Hammond’s Candies (www.hammondscandies.com), an old-time candy...
Road Foodie - Bar

Road Foodie: Baldwin Saloon and Brussels Sprouts

  I love eating at a place with a sense of history, and the Baldwin Saloon in The Dalles, located in Oregon’s beautiful Columbia River...
Joshua Tree National Park

California’s Golden Landscapes

Exploring the deserts, history and wild animals on the “quiet side” of Southern California One thing I like about owning a motorhome and being semi-retired...
Lifeline Battery

Motorhome Battery Systems

Improving 12-volt DC systems using the latest technology can dramatically extend off-grid livability One of the primary benefits of owning a motorhome is the ability...
Odometer

RV Tech Savvy: Odometer Issue

We have a 2007 Holiday Rambler Vacationer diesel. The odometer went from 54,000 to 3,400 on a trip. The odometer continues to work, but...
Headlight, After Soft Scrub

MotorHome Quick Tip: Headlight Lens Restoration

My solution for dull yellow plastic headlight lenses is to use Soft Scrub cleaning liquid rather than an expensive lens-polishing kit. You can see...
Xantrex Charge Controllers

Solar Power for Your Motorhome

Xantrex has added two new lithium-ion compatible solar charge controllers to its energy-management solutions. The new 30A MPPT charge controller ($299) features dual bank...