Category: Foodie Friday

Rocky Mountains: Big B’s Fruit Company

After hiking the north rim at Black Canyon of the Gunnison, we headed farther north towards Aspen but on the way there we stopped at a place I had come across by accident: Big B’s Fruit Company in Hotchkiss, CO. I was looking for potential camp grounds near Aspen and found Big B’s. I swear

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Gear Review: PocketRocket Stove Kit

I love a good cup of coffee on a cool morning while camping or a warm cup of herbal tea in the evenings around the campfire. Most of the time we heat up our percolator over the fire but if you have been camping you know that it can take a while to get the

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Rocky Mountains: Buena Vista Restaurants

We visited Buena Vista a couple of times over the course of the trip and both were for food although we did enjoy the river walk area near South Main Street also. Our first visit was after a long day spent visiting: Colorado Mountain Lavender Phantom Canyon Victor, CO Keltin and I needed food and

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Favorite Places to Find Recipes

There are a lot of places out there to find recipes, it can be a little daunting. Due to that I wanted to tell you some of my go to sites when I’m not using a cookbook or can’t find a recipe that suites what I need. Many of these site have substitution recommendations due

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Portland: Deschutes Brewery

When traveling I love to drink local. This time I will admit that we were engrossed in catching up with family and I didn’t take my usual notes. Despite that the food and the beer were both fantastic and we all cleaned our plates. Deschutes Brewery does get busy. We arrived just before the lunch

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Seattle: Off the Rez Cafe

After having booked this Mount Rainier trip I got an email from one of the various travel sites I’m on an email lists for regarding Native American restaurants. Going through the list I saw that most were in places that I wouldn’t be able to visit (I deleted the email and can’t remember the site

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Must Have Kitchen Gadget: Butter Bell

I don’t normally talk about kitchen gadgets or cooking tools mainly because I don’t spend money on anything too niffy. This is one of the few exceptions. Butter bells are an old tool, from my understanding, they were a French invention designed to keep butter fresh without refrigeration. They also keep butter at just the

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Wildflyer Mead Co.

Mead is delicious and one of my favorite things to do while traveling is visit local mead, beer, or wine makers. Wildflyer is a new mead company outside of Navasota, TX and it is wonderful. We stopped in at the gift shop first and bought some wonderful honey and seeds to start a pollinator garden

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