Category Archives: Foods Drinks

PORTABLE PROPANE GRILL AND RAIN

While camping, one must not cook meat in a kitchen pot.  I think it’s a rule or something.  There’s a more definite rule: a burn ban in the forest, so no wood or charcoal fires.  But visitors can fire up … Continue reading

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PAPER TOWEL HOLDER, SIGN, AND LATCH

Can’t hardly survive without a paper towel holder.         Gotta let people know I’ve paid for a site, but have driven off to fish or something.       Cabinet door latch replacement.  Not lucky enough for … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO WITH THE DUTCH OVEN COOKWARE

During mountain house shed packing, I unearthed our dutch oven cookware which I’d slid under a workbench and over time it was wedged into the very back corner.  A fry pan, a tri-leg with rimmed lid, a camp oven with … Continue reading

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THE VAN’S PRESSURIZED FRESH WATER SYSTEM

Sometimes I might hook up to pressurized water at a campground.  Might as well see if it works.  I unscrewed the non-original cover.  There’s something in there.  It’s a small wire screen and it was partially plugged.  Took it out and … Continue reading

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CLEARING THE VAN OF RV ANTI-FREEZE

To this point, I’ve ignored the built water system in the van.  Been carrying water in jugs and a cooler.  I’ve got a fresh water tank in the van, a sink, a pressured water port, and a gray water tank.  … Continue reading

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CAMPING FOOD, KRAFT MACARONI AND CHEESE

I love mac and cheese.  I recently tried mac n cheese at restaurants.  Totally, absolutely, so disappointing that I wish I could have gone back and slapped the cook.  The cheese was barely there; the macaroni was overcooked. I can … Continue reading

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CANNED ROAST BEEF AND POUCH POTATOES

Another camping meal here.  Canned roast beef and pouch potatoes.  Light.  Easy and quick to fix.  Two pots. I expected to see the interior of the can packed — like albacore tuna.  It wasn’t.  This is what it looked like … Continue reading

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