Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese (gluten free!)

  Some time It helps to be a mountain girl. I know where the wild blackberries grow in the autumn, and the best time of day to pick them and avoid rattlesnakes and tourists ( which do I loathe more?) I know where the wild mint grows deep in the rushing waters of our chilly …

Butternut Squash Pizza with Sage Pesto and Goat Cheese

I missed the week we had fall. We were out-of-town vacationing down San Diego way for seven days the one week we had glorious rain storms in our small mountain town. I missed days of rumbling thunder, lightning and hail that sent my kitty cats running under couches in terror. I missed afternoons cuddling up …

Living Environmentally Conscientious in an RV

Lets face it, as Americans ninety percent of us take road trips each year and the hot and sunny summer months are the best times to escape on these family vacations and hit the open road. Being environmentally conscientious on an RV trip may sound like a big joke but it’s possible if you love …

Butternut Squash Seafood Stew with Coconut and Ginger

    Today is a winter soups day.     It is snowy, blustery and cold outside.     In my snug mountain cabin it is almost seventy degrees with the oven on for hours and a fire blazing away since seven a.m.     This week has been so crazy insane busy that today I have nothing planned …