Gyoza Anywhere

I’m always looking for recipes that I can make on our induction stove in our campervan to add variety to our usual camping foods. Gyoza, Japanese-style potstickers, cook up wonderfully on a cast iron pan on the induction stove and although it’s definitely not your typical camping fare, my family loves them. Gyoza does take a little … More Gyoza Anywhere

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

It’s definitely pumpkin season, and those lovely, traffic-cone-orange pumpkins are everywhere! On our recent trips to the coast, we passed by one pumpkin patch after another, making it a very colorful and festive trip through Half Moon Bay. Here, in California, we are bombarded (in a good way) with everything pumpkin right now: pumpkin lattes, pumpkin … More Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Birthday Carrot Cake

Last weekend we celebrated my friend’s birthday with a day trip in the redwoods of Memorial Park, hiking and enjoying a meal cooked outdoors (previous post). We had a wonderful day, but in my opinion, no birthday celebration could be complete without a birthday cake. After considering the logistics of bringing a double layer cake … More Birthday Carrot Cake

Power Up Banana Bread

This banana bread recipe is one of my most requested recipes, but everyone and their mothers has their own signature banana bread recipe, so I didn’t think it was worth adding another banana bread recipe to the world. I finally decided to post this recipe because of the cream cheese filling. The filling recipe is from Aunt … More Power Up Banana Bread

Apple Crisp recipe

For our dinner at Dunes beach (previous post) I had prepared an apple crisp to bring as a dessert. It was really easy and quick to put together and I had all the ingedients at home. While the crisp was baking in the oven (it made the house smell so good!), I packed the van with … More Apple Crisp recipe