Year: <span>2016</span>


Schnitzel is a tasty dish popular made with pork, veal or other cutlet and popular particularly in Germany and Austria. Serves 2 Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at:   Ingredients: 2 cutlets (veal, pork or chicken) 2 eggs, beat gentley with water (below) 1 tablespoon water 1/2 cup all […]Read More

Episode 120: The Largest RV Gathering in the World

When it comes to snowbird getaways, one place stands out… Quartzsite, AZ. It is a gathering spot so huge that sometimes – and we are not exaggerating – as many as 100,000 RVers set up camp there. Some think attendance is often even more than that. It is easily the biggest RV gathering in the […]Read More

Convection Oven Tips

Understanding how your convection oven works will reward you with delicious results that are easy to attain while preparing meals and snacks while on a Leisure Travel Adventure. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at:   The convection oven differs from a traditional oven in some great ways enabling you to […]Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookies – Vegan style

A cookie that will satisfy a sweet tooth… and is vegan friendly. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at:   Pre heat oven: 350 degrees    Makes: 18 cookies Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 cup instant quick oats 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]Read More

EPISODE 119: The Evolution of Recreational Camping

Modern campgrounds are replete with delightful irony: an increasingly sophisticated range of utilities and conveniences services them, yet they are marketed to perpetuate the cherished American ideal of the backwoods camp.   This week, we meet Martin Hogue, a landscape architect and professor who has studied the emergence of the American campground. Hogue has produced a […]Read More

Tahquamenon Falls Winter Campout Photos

Ever wondered what it's like camping in the winter? What you'd do? Want to try it? You can.  Our 3rd annual January Freezeout event is right around the corner – January 20-22. A few spots remain. Here's a recap of one of our days at last year's winter campout at Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula […]Read More

Our most-asked Roadtreking Question

I love getting reader mail and I do my best to answer them. But lately, as the 2017 RV RV shows approach, lots of people are thinking about purchasing a motorhome. And more new people are discovering this blog, the questions are somewhat the same. So I thought I'd share here the answer to the one […]Read More

Smoked Pork Wellington

This elegant entree' is a great addition to your holiday table, especially if it's cooked in your RV.  You can substitute braised vegetables for the filling if you prefer a vegetarian alternative or for our family I make some of each. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at:   Ingredients: Frozen […]Read More

Meals & Cleanup in a Winterized RV

Many people park their motorhomes in the winter. And of those that still use them, many do not cook in them except for perhaps using the microwave.  This is understandable since cleaning up is more of a challenge without running water, using the gray tank and having an operating water heater, but it is not […]Read More

Episode 118: Get Ready for Self-Driving RVs

An autonomous or self-driving RV may be in your future. And not that far off, either. That’s what we learn this week from Joel Adams, Director of Engineering and Innovation for the Erwin Hymer Group of North America, who talks with us about self-driving RV’s and what that will mean for the typical RVer. Plus […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tip: Carry an Extra Serpentine Belt

My tip this week is about being prepared for emergency repairs while on the road. I share it because of an experience we had earlier this year. We were in hot and humid Florida and navigating stop and go heavy traffic around Destin, which was getting very crowded with vacationers flocking to the area’s beaches […]Read More

Our Top Ten Rules for Getting Along in a Motorhome

As the year ends, a lot of newcomers are planning or have just bought their first RV. I can make that determination by the many questions I ask about how two people (and a dog) can get along in an RV, specifically, a class B campervan type. So I went to the video vaults and dusted off […]Read More

Baked Quiche

Preparing a quiche while camping can be a tasty breakfast option. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at:   Ingredients: 1 pre-made pie crust in a tin (freezer section of the market) 3 large eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1/3 cup grated goat cheese 1/2 cup diced orange bell pepper 1/2 […]Read More

The Best of Three Worlds: The addition of our Florida condo

We now have the best of three worlds: The Roadtreking world, where we can go anywhere, stay anywhere and boondock far off the grid in spectacular wilderness or enjoy luxury resort-style campgrounds; Our home in Michigan which is located on a beautifully wooded lot with a trout stream in the backyard; and now our new […]Read More