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Author Archives: Mary Jane Curry

Mango Chutney Chicken Glacier Style

  Preparing this recipe in the convection oven of our rig tonight while camping in Glacier at Chewing Blackbones Campground while at a Gathering of RVs of all types! Jennifer…

RV Recipes: Tomato Basil Dip

You can whirl this dip together in ‘no time’ if you have a blender onboard.  Serve with some fresh raw veggies, your favorite cracker or pita chips.  This dip can also…

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. Ingredients…

Instant Pot Curry Chicken Thighs

I played around with some ingredients I had on hand to try making a Curry Chicken in my 6 quart Instant Pot and I was richly rewarded and willing to…

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…

Fresh Crab Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Here is a recipe for an appetizer I paired at the recent Roadtreking Gathering at Indian Leap Winery in Sonoma California.  The appetizer is refreshing and paired fabulously with the…

Lemon Lavender Greek Yogurt Creme Brulee

  This is a healthier version of crème brulee I developed that works well in the Instant Pot. You can vary the flavoring you add to the base of the…

Tostadas

This recipe is an easy one to consider for Cinco de Mayo and the ingredients are flexible, making it a quick easy to prepare lunch or dinner that adapts to…

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…

Slow cooked beef short ribs

This recipe can be prepared in an Instant Pot, a Dutch Oven on the stovetop or in a Slowcooker and it is simple and tasty! The recipe that follows was…

Chef Salad

This salad can be put together quickly for lunch or dinner for vegans or those on an unrestricted eating program. Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 head of baby romaine lettuce 6…

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…

Meyer Lemon Macaroons

These coconut cookie mounds are easy to make, bake and enjoy as a snack or dessert! Makes 14 cookies Bake 325 degrees convection oven for 12 – 14 minutes Ingredients…

Enchilada Sauce

This sauce takes a little time but rich is the depth of flavor… it will reward you with a tasty sauce that is perfect when making homemade enchiladas. Ingredients 7 …

Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

  Corned Beef and Cabbage comes together nicely in an Instant Pot.  This recipe is for a 6 quart version of the Instant Pot.   Serves 6 Ingredients 4 lb….

Ball Jar Salad

Here is an easy way to have salads ready in advance of a camping trip.  When you are ready to serve, just shake the jar and pour the contents into…

Granola

This recipe is a good make ahead breakfast dish that fills a gallon ziptop size of granola. Preheat oven 275 degrees Bake time:  75 minutes Ingredients 3 1/2 cups rolled…

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…