Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: November 2017

Pecan Brittle with Brie

An easy and popular appetizer for the holidays! Ingredients 1  3 oz. brie 2  tbsp.  chopped pecans 2 tbsp.  brown sugar 1 1/2 tbsp. brandy Directions Preheat oven to 425…

Traveling with pets

Traveling With Pets

Not too long ago I conducted an informal survey of people on the Roadtreking Facebook page about how many have pets. The results revealed about two-thirds (roughly 67 percent) do,…

Off the Beaten Path: Shelburne Falls, Mass.

Boston and Cape Cod certainly have their attractions–think lobster, beaches, history—but Massachusetts doesn’t end at the shore. Head west into the mountains, and there’s a completely different landscape to explore. …

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…