Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: November 2017

Off the Beaten Path: Mounds Abound in Ohio

Off The Beaten Path: Mounds Abound in Ohio

As Europeans moved westward across the North American continent they found a variety of artifacts left behind by earlier cultures.  Even more have been discovered in recent times.  Think petroglyphs,…

Moist Turkey or Poultry with Stuffing

Thanksgiving will be here soon.  I wanted to share a simple technique that will create a moist  turkey (chicken, Cornish game hem or turkey breast, chicken breast) and great stuffing…

Is your RV Ready for winter?

With winter and cold weather now a reality for many who live in northern states and Canada, its time to make sure your RV is ready for winter. There are…

Brining a Turkey or other Poultry

To adapt this recipe for brining in your RV Galley… use a smaller “bird”  a whole chicken, Cornish hen, chicken breast would be perfect.  Decrease the brining liquid by half…

Episode 166: Camping’s Dirty Little Secret

We have a jam-packed show for you this week. First off, we’ll tackle the dirty little secret of the RV industry. Yes, they are indeed selling lots and lots of…

Off The Beaten Path: East Coast Elephant Fun

Once in a while, exploring out-of-the-way places puts us on the path of a much greater adventure – checking out Cincinnati’s painted pigs, Lexington’s painted horses, and Fort Wayne’s painted…

Lemon Bars

Homemade lemon bars taste so good and can be made easily in an 8″ x 8″ casserole dish in the convection oven of your RV.  If you want to make…

Bo is a Smart Dog Now!

Many of you know we love to travel with our Norweigian Elkhound, Bo. For the past six weeks, Bo has been in an intensive obedience training program, spending 24 x…

The RV Times are Changing

  Things have been different this year. The one consistent thing we’ve noticed in our Roadtreking travels this year is how many new RVers we are encountering out there. That,…

Episode #165: The Girl Camping Movement

Episode #165: The Girl Camping Movement No, I’m not being politically incorrect. There really is a Girl Camping Movement and it is one of the fastest growing segments of the…

How and where to refill Alde heater fluid

If you’ve listened to the podcast or read my blog, you’ve heard me talk about the Alde hydronic heater we have in our Roadtrek RV. While it doesn’t need much…

Coconut oil Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

These little cookies are amazingly delicious… fragile but so good and No butter, No flour!  I will experiment with these some more and post updates for sure. Makes:  36 teaspoon…