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Roadtrek Sprinter Electric Step Repair

  One annoying thing that happened while I was in Europe was that my electric step quit working. A quick peek underneath revealed that the actuator, the shock absorber shaped…

Citrus Peel Olive Oil Cake

This cake is light and refreshing… Enjoy! Preheat oven 350 degrees Bake time: 40 – 43 minutes Convection 50 – 55 minutes Traditional Oven INGREDIENTS 3        …

Plan Ahead, Avoid Getting Stranded

Tips: Plan Ahead, Avoid Getting Stranded

While we love tips from Roadtreking readers and listeners the most, sometimes we offer you information based on our own experiences. That includes one of the times we had to…

What you need in your RV Kitchen

No matter what size RV you have, storage room is always at a premium. And food preparation products and storage is one area every RVer needs to maximize for efficiency….

OTBP: Symmes Chapel

Off the Beaten Path: Symmes Chapel

We’d like to clue you in to one of our favorite mountain sights that you’re unlikely to find on a map.  Near Cleveland, South Carolina (see interactive map below) you’ll…

Pear Cranberrry Pie or tarts

These ingredients make a tasty pie or 8 small tarts for the holidays.  The green and red colors are perfect for the season and the combination of sweet and tart…

Taking a Break at Gamble Rogers

Sharon, Fiona and I have been back from Europe since mid-October, and have been reunited with our Roadtrek since mid-November, but driveway camping gets old in a hurry for us….

Off the Beaten Path in The Smokies

Having been to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park any number of times, and given that it’s the most visited of all our parks, we didn’t expect it to generate…

Sugar Cookies

These sugar cookie will certainly delight your family and friends this holiday season! Ingredients 1 cup butter (I use Kerrygold Irish butter) 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4…

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…

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…

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…

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…