Tags : rv food

Saute’ Fresh Figs with blue cheese

Fresh Figs are in season and readily available in the grocery stores and Farmers markets.  I purchased a package of 6 figs at Trader Joe's this week for $3.49 and added a carton of blue cheese crumbles to my cart then came up with a great appetizer or side dish that is easy and looks […]Read More

Fresh Peach Pie

Fresh peaches are in season, juicy and ripe and ideal to add to a salad, enjoy as a snack, cut in half, remove the pit/seed and grill as a side dish or create a delicious dessert to enjoy with friends or something yummy to take to a potluck. I came up with an easy fresh […]Read More

Blueberry Lemon Sauce

Blueberries are in season and available at great prices right now.  I purchased a large basket of organic blueberries at a Natural foods grocery store.  We enjoyed the berries this week for breakfast with our cereal, added some with a green salad and still had a good amount of berries left.  I wanted to preserve […]Read More

Main meal salad greens with seafood

If you are looking for a delicious quick simple summer dinner idea that will come together in less than 10 minutes and only require a few minutes of stovetop or grill saute'  try this recipe I put together this week and beat the heat!   I did my shopping at Trader Joe's for the ingredients but […]Read More

Microwave Mug Orange Cake with fresh raspberries

I created this quick and easy dessert that is ready in just a few minutes using your microwave.  – Chef MJ Want more recipes like this? Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/   Ingredients  – Cake batter 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1/8 cup orange juice 4 tsp coconut oil 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp […]Read More

Instant Pot Risotto with Shrimp and Asparagus

Creamy risotto is definitely a yummy comfort food that will keep your kitchen or galley nice and cool this summer!        This version of risotto is enhanced with sautéed asparagus, shrimp and some hand grated parmesan cheese.  Use as a main dish or serve smaller portions for a side dish.  I made this […]Read More

Cherry Cobbler Microwave and Oven versions

Cherry season has arrived.  Here is a simple cobbler perfect for summer. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Serves:  4 Ingredients Filling 2 cups      fresh cherries, stemmed and pitted (or 1 can cherry pie filling) 1 cup        sugar 1 […]Read More

Honey Pecan BBQ Sauce

Making your own BBQ sauce takes just a few steps and about 10 minutes time but rewards you with a special slathering of goodness to compliment many grilled entrees. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ Ingredients 6 oz.                tomato paste 14.5 oz […]Read More

Tangerine Pie

This is an easy pie that is easy to make and perfect for those that love tangerine or citrus  desserts.  You can bake this dessert up in a convection oven while traveling! Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ 9″ Pie Serves 6 – 8 Filling Ingredients: 1/2 cups sugar […]Read More

Chicken or Vegetable Fajitas

Fajitas can make a quick easy lunch or dinner when traveling and can be prepared at the campsite or cooked in advance and finished in a few minutes after you arrive at your destination. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ For vegetarian: omit chicken For Vegan: Omit chicken, cheese […]Read More

Ball Jar Lemon Tarts

This lemon tart has a wonderful consistency and has a refreshing tangy taste.  You can bake these in advance or prepare them easily on the stovetop after you arrive at a campsite. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ Serves 8 8   1/2 pint canning jars with lids Ingredients […]Read More

Meyer Lemon Macaroons

These coconut cookie mounds are easy to make, bake and enjoy as a snack or dessert! Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ Makes 14 cookies Bake 325 degrees convection oven for 12 – 14 minutes Ingredients 3 cups coconut flakes 3 egg whites zest of 1 meyer lemon juice […]Read More

Easy Chocolate Truffles

Here is an easy way to make chocolate truffles with pantry ingredients!  I experimented with using evaporated milk in place of whipped cream to see if truffles could be made with lower fat evaporated milk and make this a quick dessert to prepare anytime at home, on the road, for a pot luck gathering etc. […]Read More

Jennifer’s Tips: Get More Into Your Freezer

One frustration many RVers have is not having enough room to take all the things they’d like in those small RV refrigerators. Our friends Tom Burkett and his wife, Patti, have found an innovative way to get more food in the RV freezer. The Burketts have a 1997 Roadtrek Popular-190. And though he calls his […]Read More

River Raft Coconut Curry Pasta

Mary Zuschlag and Janet Arnold (members of our Facebook Group) are heading out soon for a River rafting trip with a group of 14 others.  Listed below is a recipe shared and some tips on preparing food for this type of water adventure. To prepare for the trip, which includes multiple meals, one member of […]Read More

Beer Can Chicken

Main Dish: Grill Roast a whole chicken on the grill and reward the Chef with a beer while they tend to the grill.   Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/   Cooking time: 80-90 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: Whole chicken 4-5 lb. , (remove neck, giblets, packaging and excess […]Read More

Blueberry Sour Cream Buckle

A rustic style blueberry cake that is great for breakfast, a snack or dessert. Prepare this ‘quick bread' in on regular oven or convection oven.  Lowered the temperature to 350 degrees if using convection. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/   Ingredients 1/2 cube of butter 3/4 cup sugar 1 […]Read More

Grilled Fruit Pie

Fresh Fruit Grilled Pie… Grill a fruit pie on one of your RV camping adventures. You can convert your grill into an oven for many things just by inverting and elevating a heat friendly ‘metal pan' placed onto the grill.  Next place the pan with the food item to be baked on top of the inverted pan. […]Read More