Simple recipes using good quality, fresh local food that are easy to prepare in an RV kitchen. Click on the  link to see the recipe, which you will find within the blog post, usually at the end.

Baked Stuffed Yams - a recipe from my head loosely based on the lobster-stuffed baked potatoes above.

Blackberry Pie - Hope this is as good as the blackberry pie we had at the Copper Creek Inn in Washington State

Broccoli and Cheddar Soup - the better the cheese you use in this recipe, the better it will taste.

Classic Tomato Soup - yummy and easy to make.

Crab Salad on a Croissant - a fast and delicious lunch dish.

Crab Stuffed Artichokes - a bit fussy to make and eat but worth it.

Cranberry-Apple Crisp - Canned whole cranberry sauce makes this an easy recipe to make.

Date Shake - A specialty of the Yuma Date gardens

Date Squares - The best you will ever eat

Florentine Mayonnaise - Easy to make. Serve with the grilled flank steak or roasted veggies.

Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce - an easy, easy way to make a fresh pasta sauce on the barbecue.

Fruit Compote -  Great for a simple dessert - serve over angel food cake, pound cake or ice cream.

Fry Bread Tacos - a traditional Native American food meets Mexican tacos

Garlic Steamed Broccoli - A simple and delicious way to prepare fresh broccoli, from Chef Michael Smith.

Grilled Flank Steak - Excellent served hot or cold. Freeze the leftovers for sandwiches.

Grilled Shrimp with Balsamic Dressing - Use fresh Gulf shrimp for this dish.

Hummus - a nutritious and delicious snack when served with raw veggies or use as a sandwich spread.

Lobster -stuffed Baked Potatoes - a delicious and economical way to serve our maritime speciality  One lobster will serve 2 people with leftovers for a sandwich.

Roasted Fresh Vegetable - Serve hot or at room temperature. Excellent on their own, over pasta, in grilled sandwiches. I like eating them with a baguette and the Florentine mayonnaise.

Roasted Gulf Shrimp with Rosemary and Thyme - so easy and delicious. You could probably use scallops instead of shrimp in this recipe.

Tomato Soup for a Sourdough Bread Bowl - this soup is thickened with sourdough bread cubes. Rich and yummy.

Seafood Chowder - I use two of my favourite of convenience foods in this recipe which features two of Nova Scotia's most delicious seafoods - lobster and scallops.

Shrimp and Artichoke Dip with Fried Bow Tie Pasta - Delicious and simple to do.

Spicy Fresh Salsa - An easy to make recipe from Chef Michael Smith. Great when tomatoes are in season/

Steamed Maryland Blue Crab - Great fun, we caught and cooked these crabs according to local tradition.

Spinach and Strawberry Salad - What can I say. Simply the best.

Sour Orange Pie - Similar to Key Lime Pie. Yum

"We Island" Steamed Shrimp - made particularly yummy by using "We Island" Garlic and Shrimp Steam seasoning but you could use Old Bay.

Yoghurt Cheese - a low calorie alternative to whipped cream