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

Tamales: The Perfect Portable Food

  While I love to cook in my motorhome, sometimes I just run out of gas (so to speak) and want delicious comfort food without...
Bayfield is well-known for its easy access to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore on Lake Superior.

Lake Superior Chowder

For many of us, March can be a cold, blustery month and there’s no better way to warm up than a rich, thick chowder...
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...
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...
Thumbprint cookies

Delectable Thumbprint Cookies

Have you ever looked for the perfect thumbprint cookie recipe only to find yourself trying batch after batch, and still not being satisfied? Well,...
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...
Cinnamon Roll with frosting on plate

On a Roll

  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...
At Jake’s Famous Crawfish

Mad for Mudbugs

Mudbug. Crayfish. Mudpup. Crawdaddy. Crawfish. Whatever you call them, those little warm water crustaceans are delicious, relatively inexpensive, easy to cook and make a...
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...
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....
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...