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Instant Pot Cinnamon Rolls

  Want more recipes like this? Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ These cinnamon Rolls  are wonderful.  I trialed these a few different ways to find the best means…

RV Recipes: dry rub for meat

The following rub is a good one for beef.   Pat both sides of meat generously with the rub.  –Chef MJ Want more recipes like this? Check out my Leisure…

Pumpkin Cranberry Mug Cake

We are truly entering pumpkin season… Here is a quick delicious mug cake I developed that will get you in the spirit of the season!  No need for baking soda…

Rice Pilaf

I came up with this tasty side dish as a homemade version of the packaged rice mix… no preservatives! Want more recipes like this? Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook…

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

When traveling on the road and craving a fresh bakery item to enjoy over the next few days… here is a coffeecake that you can put together in a snap…

Instant Pot Chicken Chile Verde

No need to heat up your kitchen or RV with this quick, easy Instant Pot recipe… and this is so good. Serve the chile verde over rice or on its…

Greek Yogurt Pie

This creamy Greek yogurt and cream cheese pie tastes so refreshing in the heat of summer.  Adding fresh berries of choice that are in season creates a delicious dessert!  You…

Chimichurri Sauce

This sauce will brighten up the veggie skewer delights or grilled meats during the heat of the summer… and it is not only tasty, it is delicious! Makes 2 cups…

Stuffed Mushrooms

Looking for a delicious side dish or Potluck item, try these stuffed mushrooms! Serves 6 -8 Note:  To make a serving for 2, decrease all ingredients by half. INGREDIENTS 1 …

Instant Pot Risotto with Shrimp and Asparagus

Creamy risotto is definitely a yummy comfort food that will keep your kitchen or galley nice and cool this summer!        This version of risotto is enhanced with…

Instant Pot Baby Back Pork Ribs

The Instant Pot does a great job in creating fall off the bone delicious ribs and keep your RV our home from heating up in this warm stretch of summer!…

Cherry Cobbler Microwave and Oven versions

Cherry season has arrived.  Here is a simple cobbler perfect for summer. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Serves:  4 Ingredients Filling 2 cups      fresh cherries, stemmed and pitted…

Curry Chicken Salad

Ingredients 1 whole       chicken, rotisserie cooked, deboned, chopped 1/4 cup       mayonnaise 1/4 cup       plain yogurt 1/4 – 1/2      apple…

Instant Pot Shrimp and Asparagus Risotto

This flavor combination is tasty and the risotto is perfect texture and consistency.   Ingredients 2 tbsp.         olive oil 1/4            …

Red, White and Blue Berry Shortcake

  This dessert is simple to make and perfect for the 4th of July! Serves 2 Ingredients 1                    small basket of…

Glacier Chicken

  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…