Maintaining Your Camper

How do your roof seals and seams look? Every few months you should be checking the condition of your camper’s roof. If this is put off and there has been damage to it, this is where the trouble starts. You … Continued

Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients 1 pound dry kidney beans ¼ cup olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 6 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon dried sage 1 pound andouille sausage, sliced 4 cups water 2 cups long grain white rice Directions Gather all … Continued

Quick Italian Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package tri-color rotini pasta ¾ pound Italian salami, finely diced ½ green bell pepper, sliced ½ red bell pepper, sliced ½ red onion, chopped 1 (6 ounce) can sliced black olives 8 ounces small fresh mozzarella balls (ciliegine) 1 cup Italian-style salad dressing 3 (.7 ounce) packages dry Italian-style salad dressing … Continued

Balsamic Braised Pork Tenderloins with Fresh Figs

Ingredients 2 (1 1/2 pound) pork tenderloins 1 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 shallots, thinly sliced lengthwise 12 fresh figs, stemmed and halved 1 cup chicken broth ¼ cup good-quality balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary fresh rosemary sprigs for … Continued

Creamy au Gratin Potatoes

Ingredients 4 medium russet potatoes, thinly sliced  1 medium onion, sliced into rings salt and ground black pepper to taste 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 ½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Butter a 1-quart casserole … Continued