Category Archives: Vacation cuisine

Whole grain penne with broccoli and tuna 7/20/22

Making pasta at home or while traveling is an easy, nutritious dinner. Adding a protein and a vegetable makes your pasta dish satisfying. Garnishing your dish with olive oil and Parmesan cheese makes it special. Tonight in our little self-catering … Continue reading

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Grilled steak, grilled potatoes, salad 7/19/22

Greetings from the Olympic Peninsula as we begin our homeward trek. Tonight we we are staying at the Quillayute River Resort which has self-catering units. We are so excited to be cooking together again! John does a masterful job grilling … Continue reading

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Anniversary dinner 7/17/22

This road trip we are taking through Canada and the Pacific Northwest is in celebration of John and my 50th Anniversary! Yes, by simply cooking together you too can achieve fifty years of wedded bliss! Haha, just kidding, it takes … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner 7/3/22

Even though we are on vacation, Sunday is Breakfast for Dinner day! Since we cannot be buying a ton of vegetables and then have to throw them out because we can’t take them on a road trip, I had to … Continue reading

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Penne with shrimp and broccoli 7/2/22

We are on vacation! This is our 50th wedding anniversary road trip!! We have already spent two driving days where we went through some beautiful and also some desolate country. Here are a couple of pictures- We are settled for … Continue reading

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I have been unable to post while away due to a feeble internet connection. I will be back with a new post on Friday, April 22, 2022.

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Seared scallops by Jon. 2/4/22

This fabulous dinner was prepared by our son as a thank you for our week together here in Utah.

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Dining out! Chilean sea bass. 2/3/22

We do not dine out much so it is always a treat to go out. Dining out in St. George, Utah has usually been an iffy thing but over the last 20 years it has certainly improved. I almost always … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with mushroom/beef sauce. 2/2/22

On Wednesday I made a mushroom and beef sauce to dress our Carba-Nada fettuccine. Usually we just stick with vegetables for a sauce but since our son is with us we gave everyone a treat. To make the sauce first … Continue reading

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Vacation nibbling. 2/1/22

We are on a week’s vacation with our son so we are making dinners that he likes. He and I go shopping every day for groceries for that night’s dinner. It is not an efficient way of buying groceries but … Continue reading

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