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Experiences & Life Lessons from the Road

Family around campfire, in front of Keystone Cougar fifth wheel.
A plate of freshly fried jalapeño hush puppies.
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Jalapeño Hush Puppies with Remoulade Dipping Sauce

A little sweet and a little spicy, these hush puppies will give a kick to any midweek dinner menu.

Crispy fried shrimp on a french roll with remoulade, tomatoes and lettuce.
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Shrimp Po’ Boys with Remoulade

A classic Southern sandwich, Shrimp Po’ Boys combine crispy fried shrimp with zesty remoulade for the ultimate in comfort food.

A plate of smothered chicken over rice on a hot pink picnic table.
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Smothered Chicken with Okra and Steamed Rice

There’s nothing more Louisiana than a spicy dish dotted with okra. One bite of our smothered chicken and rice will have you booking your next bayou road trip ASAP.

Serving up hot peach cobbler into a bowl with a wooden spoon.
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Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler with Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Warm, sweet peach cobbler is the perfect recipe to make whenever you have a craving for dessert––or summer. 

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Muffaletta Sandwich

This Italian sandwich combines two different cured meats, three different flavors of cheese and tangy tapenade for a quick but delicious meal.

A woman holding a muffaletta sandwich up to show if off to the camera.
Spooning tomato gravy over a fresh biscuit on a plate.
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Dutch Oven Biscuits with Tomato Gravy

Savory tomato gravy makes a delicious topper for the traditional biscuits cooked right over the coals of a campfire.

Dropping pralines by the spoonful onto parchment paper.
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Pecan Pralines

If you’re low on patience but big on pecans and candy, this lightning fast recipe has the power to make your day a lot sweeter. No baking required.

Hands mixing nuts together with cajun spices on parchment paper.
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Cajun Mixed Nuts

This two-step recipe gives a bayou spin to basic mixed thanks to a blend of Cajun spices.

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Dutch Oven Jambalaya

As the seminal bayou dish, Jambalaya combines a bunch of different flavors to a delicious effect. But the recipe itself is so simple, it’s a perfect dinner for cooking on the road.

Cooked shrimp lined up on top of finished Jambalaya.
A cheese board with crackers, salami, pickled vegetables and a bowl of pimento cheese spread.
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Homemade Pimento Cheese Spread and Sazeracs

How do you make friends on the road? Just whip up a batch of this pimento cheese spread and serve with crackers and Sazeracs––it’s an instant party.

Beignets and Chicory Coffee
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Beignets and Chicory Coffee

Fry up a batch of these delicious southern pastries for breakfast and serve with a steaming mug of smooth chicory coffee, New Orleans-style.

Sausage, corn and cooked peppers over creamy grits.
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Andouille Sausage and Grits

Creamy homestyle grits get topped with savory Andouille sausage and vegetables in this easy Southern meal.

A plate of veggie pasta smothered in marinara sauce, veggies and Parmesan cheese.
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Spaghetti à la RV

Ryan Barrick's quick and easy spaghetti recipe is perfect for RVers looking for a convenient meal full of veggies.

A creamy lobster roll on a toasted bun with lettuce garnish.
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Smoked Lobster Roll with Chili Oil Mayo

Chili oil adds a little kick to the mayo in this classic New England summer staple, piled high with lobster.

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Smoked Clam Chowder

Creamy clam chowder makes late summer nights a little less wistful––and the fresh clams hold all the flavor of the sea.

A bowl of freshly made clam chowder on a rustic picnic table outside.
A plate of three assembled shrimp tacos, sitting on a tree stump outside.
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Whole Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Cilantro Sauce, Pickled Apples and Onion 

An unexpected burst of flavor from pickled apples and onions take these shrimp tacos to a new level.

Skillet filled with swiss chard and pesto shakshuka in the RV kitchen.
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Swiss Chard and Pesto Shakshuka

A simple dish with a big name, shakshuka is a savory morning meal for any day of the week.

A plate of lamb with lemons and tomatillo sauce over the top.
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Lamb with Summer Tomatillo Mint Sauce 

Grill-charred lamb with a smoky tomatillo mint sauce is the perfect decadent meal for late summer.

Bowl of hemp granola with blueberries on a tabletop.
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Granola with Blueberries

Making a big batch of homemade granola is easy, cost effective and super delicious—a breakfast fit for (everyday) champions.

Plate of fried eggplant sliders.
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New England Fried Eggplant Sliders 

Fried eggplant sliders make a great, meat-free alternative for burger night.

A plate of squid and bean salad with freshly cut jalapeño slices on top.
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Squid and Bean Salad with Cilantro Cream

A little savory, a little spicy, this squid and bean salad is delicious on a lazy afternoon.

A plate of mini buttermilk pancakes with golden peaches and cream.
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Mini Buttermilk Pancakes with Golden Peaches and Cream

Honor the very best of summer with a slow breakfast feast featuring pancakes and perfectly ripe peaches.

Plate of Fried White Fish with Lime Salt in kitchen RV.
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Fried White Fish with Lime Salt 

Sarah Glover walks us through the basics of making the perfect fried fish on the road.

Blackened Rockfish Tacos with Traditional Chimichurri and Fire Roasted Tortillas
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Blackened Rockfish Tacos with Traditional Chimichurri and Fire Roasted Tortillas

While slightly more involved, this fish taco recipe makes a dazzling feast to enjoy with friends.

Campfire Bacon Artichoke Frittata
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Campfire Bacon Artichoke Frittata

This elevated take on a classic breakfast frittata may make you want eggs for lunch and dinner, too.

Close up of gold and red beats, topped with arugula, mozzarella cheese balls, and drizzled with a balsamic dressing, includes a knife and fork.
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Gold and Red Beet Carpaccio with Honey Balsamic Reduction

A colorful, satisfying side dish with the power to make anyone into a beet lover.

Bowl of cooked clams with parsley on a white plate, a golden slice of cornbread, and gold utensils on a white napkin.
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Clams in White Wine Cream Sauce with Spicy Dutch-Oven Cornbread

When life gives you clams, make this restaurant-worthy dish with camping-level ease.

Close up of hand placing chia seed balls onto parchment paper with a white bowl in the background.
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Chia Power Bliss Balls

Chia seeds, oats and nuts are combined with a sweet twist for the perfect on-the-go snack.

White bowl on picnic table filled with peas, bacon, red onion, water chestnuts, cashews, and sour cream, with two glasses of lemonade.
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Mint Snap Pea Salad

Snappy, minty, crunchy, this salad recipe is full of flavor—and puns.

Campfire Hazelnut Cherry Bananas Foster with French Toast and Whipped Cream
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Campfire Hazelnut Cherry Bananas Foster with French Toast and Whipped Cream

Take all your favorite memories from camping as a kid, and add cherries and hazelnuts for one very grown-up campfire dessert.

Caesar Salad with Grilled Asparagus, Soft-Boiled Egg and Lox
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Caesar Salad with Grilled Asparagus, Soft-Boiled Egg and Lox

Classic Caesar salad with a twist for people who love strong flavors and elevated ingredients.

Campfire-Sautéed Mushrooms and Fiddleheads with Sunny-Side Eggs
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Campfire-Sautéed Mushrooms and Fiddleheads with Sunny-Side Eggs

With fiddlehead ferns and mushrooms, this egg dish will give you a taste of the forest, wherever you go.

Hands wrapping full, stuffed trout in grape leaves, on a cutting board on a picnic table.
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Spit-Roasted Trout in Grape Leaves with Morels, Carrots and Fennel

Embrace all your favorite rustic summer flavors with this show-stopping fish recipe.

Hand holding a fork over a bowl of eggs, potatoes, and sausage, resting on an orange rock.
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Last Night’s Potatoes with Eggs and Lonza Sausage

Make a feast out of humble leftovers with this inspired breakfast recipe.

Pork, green beans, and potatoes on a platter with wine and utensils.
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Cider-Poached Pork with Green Beans

The perfect homestyle, slow-cooked, comfort food recipe for a chilly day.

Dishes on a table holding a tomahawk steak topped with onions and cheesy sweet potato rounds.
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Mustard Tomahawk Steak with Mushrooms

All you need is a grill and a good steak for this deceptively simple dinner recipe.

Pasta shells with ricotta cheese, tomatoes, and basil, in a round pan, with a large spoon.
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Ricotta Shells with Tomatoes and Basil

Pasta may be a staple on the road, but this dinner recipe gives an old standby a fresh twist.  

Clear glass jars layered with creamy, white yogurt, golden apricot sauce and toasted coconut flakes.
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Apricot Coconut Cream Whip

This recipe for creamy, sweet yogurt parfaits offers a sweet taste of summer for any time of day.

White bowls with a sky-blue rim sitting on a gray, aged wood picnic table. The bowls hold servings of overnight oats topped with colorful stripes of berries, chia seeds and honeycomb.
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Creamy Berry Overnight Oats

Treat yourself to a low-key breakfast recipe that lets the flavor of seasonal berries shine.

Old Bay Fried Scallops and Salad
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Old Bay Fried Scallops and Salad

A recipe for the perfect fresh seafood dinner when you’re camping on the coast.

Campfire Pizza
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Campfire Pizza

How do you top a campfire pizza?

Close up of woman's legs, eating fish in brown broth with cilantro and a fork.
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Steamed Saltwater Fish and Ginger

A simple recipe for fish that lets fresh-caught flavors take center stage.

Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs and Brisket
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Dry Rubbed Smoked Ribs and Brisket

Close up of hands holding a bowl of cooked chicken and grilled vegetables.
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Lemon Miso Butterflied Chicken

This recipe for chicken turns out a show-stopping product with a few simple ingredients.

Charcuterie Board and Oysters
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Charcuterie Board and Oysters

Two mini cast iron skillets on a tray, holding warm caramelized maple walnut croissant pudding.
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Caramelized Maple Walnut Croissant Pudding

Who needs a four-star restaurant when you can make dessert this delicious wherever you are?

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delicious cookies, RV style!

A cast iron skilled filled with cooked greens, bacon and eggs, balanced on a piece of driftwood on the beach.
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Fried Greens with Bacon and Eggs

Upgrade your breakfast with this recipe, perfect for locally grown produce you find at roadside stands and farmers markets.