Our 10th Cookbook

ISBN 978-1-77050-297-0


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We are happy wanderers whose goal is to guide you in your next travel and culinary adventure.

We have stood at the Arctic Circle, walked ghost towns in New Mexico, chilled our drinks with 10,000-year-old iceberg bits in Newfoundland and Labrador, walked on ancient lava beds in Hawaii, judged at the World Food Championships, and eaten our way around the Gulf of Mexico.

By sharing meals, stimulating conversation, and good wine with farmers, fishers, vintners, and chefs, we discover the bounty and beauty of their diverse corners of the world.

We tell our stories in our culinary-travelogue cookbooks, our regular column in RV Lifestyle Magazine, and freelance articles and blogs in publications across North America.

We’re always seeking out interesting people, fascinating places, and tantalizing food. We’d love to have you join us as we discover what’s around the next bend in the road.

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Touring in Southwestern Ontario’s Sunny South

While touring out-of-town friends around Southwestern Ontario’s sunny south, we always discover a new twist on the familiar. We look through our visitors’ eyes and love it when they "ooh" and "ah" at every stop.  Recently, with friends from Edmonton, the surprises...

Our Cookbook Photo Shoot Will Get You Grilling

In order to include an additional 20 full-page photos in our cookbook, On The Road With The Cooking Ladies, Let’s Get Grilling, our publisher, Whitecap Books, sent a professional photographer to our test kitchen on the north shore of Lake Erie. Jonathan Bielaski...

Maple Syrup in Shrewsbury Served Up With Tidbits About Trees

A lineup formed outside the door for the Shrewsbury Community Association’s annual Maple Syrup Festival in Chatham-Kent, Ontario. Breakfast-style sausages sizzled on an outdoor grill. Inside, volunteers flipped pancakes, poured hot apple cider, and kept maple syrup...

Food Bloggers and Food Are The Focus At FBC2017

Food Bloggers of Canada is an organization that promotes and fosters the Canadian food blogging scene and at the same time recognizes the diversity in Canada and how it is reflected in Canadian food blogs. We attended the FBC annual conference in Ottawa in October,...

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Pasta Facile

(Makes 4 servings)   4 portions vermicelli 4 1/2 tablespoons (67.5 ml) extra virgin olive oil 5 cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) fresh Italian parsley, chopped 3 ounces (90 ml) freshly grated Romano cheese freshly ground black pepper   Heat a...

Basil Balsamic Bagel Burger

(Makes 4 servings)   10 sundried tomatoes 1 garlic clove, peeled and cut in half 1/4 cup (60 mL) balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup (60 mL) extra virgin olive oil 4 (4 oz/125 g) ground beef patties 4 plain or multi-grain bagels 12 fresh, large basil leaves 4 thick slices fresh...

Fresh Fish Shore Lunch

(Makes 3 to 4 servings)   1/2 cup (125 ml) flour 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) pepper 1/4 cup (60 ml) beer, any style 1 egg 12 ounce (340 g) large bag salt and vinegar potato chips 1 pound (454 g) perch fillets or fresh catch of the day 2-4...

Bacon, Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Chives Quiche

(Makes 6 servings)   1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup (125 mL) shredded medium cheddar cheese 1/2 cup (150 mL) crisply cooked bacon, chopped small 1 tablespoon (15 mL) fresh chives 1/4 cup (60 mL) sun-dried tomatoes, chopped small 4 large eggs 8...

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