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Orange Zest cake donuts

My sister is visiting from Bielefeld Germany and was craving a donut that was an old childhood favorite… an orange glazed cake donut.  She stopped into a donut shop and…

Pistachio dried cranberry biscotti

Biscotti is great for dipping into a hot cup of coffee or a light snack or easy dessert and keeps well in a ziplock bag for at least week or in…

Ice tray Peanut Butter Chocolate Candy

  You can make your own filled chocolates while camping and the store is miles away.  I made these chocolates filled with peanut butter in less than 30 minutes.  You…

Date Coconut Candy

Here is a recipe for stovetop date candy rolled in coconut.  This candy comes together rather easily and the tasty treats it keeps well for more than a week.  Cover…

RV Recipes: Oat bran raisin muffins

Delicious moist muffins that are low in fat. Great in the morning with a side of fruit and a cup of coffee or tea! Pre heat oven: 400 degrees.  Makes: 14-16…

Ricotta Veggie Pie

This recipe comes together quickly and can be a vegetarian entrée, a side dish or even a brunch main dish. Convection Oven:  400 degrees for 20 min., then lower to…

RV Recipes: Lemon Lavender Cupcakes

These cupcakes just scream Happy Spring! I trialed this recipe of Monica Glass for a fellow chef friend Mark Tafoya and submitted comments photos and variations for his cookbook ‘The…

Heart Healthy Chili

This is a tasty chili that comes together quickly after chopping  some fresh vegetables! Chili simmering on the stove. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons x-tra virgin olive oil 1 cup onion, diced…

Red Raspberry Lemon Tart

Came up with this recipe to use up some things I had available.  Everyone loved it! Nice vibrant colors, a flaky crust, tangy lemon and the sweet sour bite of…

Microwave Cooking & Baking Tips for the RVer

The microwave is familiar to many RVers for quick re-heat of leftovers and warming up coffee or water. Listed below are some tips to make microwaving even more successful in…

Hungry Bear Microwave Muffins

Here is a muffin recipe inspired by a fellow Roadtreker’s desire for quick microwave muffins in minutes!  This recipe is easy, tasty, fast and fresh and once you make the…

Lemon Dill Salmon with Sauteed Spinach

Here is a simple tasty and healthy dinner that will be ready in less than 30 minutes! Serves: 2 Ingredients for sauteed salmon 2 salmon fresh or defrosted filets 1…

RV Recipes: Vegan French Toast

This breakfast idea can be prepared easily on your stove top or in a skillet on the grill. Top the French toast with some fresh berries for a camp friendly…