The Foodie Bus and The Help Bus

The Foodie Bus and The Help Bus

Every once in a while you hear about something so smart or so clever that you say to yourself “Why didn’t I think of that?” That what happened to me when I read about Jennifer Cook with The Foodie Bus and The Help Bus. Honestly my very first thought...
Chef and the Farmer

Chef and the Farmer

Chef and the Farmer in Kinston, North Carolina is a restaurant that has been on my wish list for several years. A couple of years ago I bought a copy of Chef Vivian Howard’s fabulous cookbook Deep Run Roots and felt like I knew her by the time I finished reading...
Sam Jones BBQ in Winterville NC

Sam Jones BBQ in Winterville NC

Sam Jones BBQ in Winterville NC is true Eastern North Carolina BBQ! We debated long and hard over which BBQ joint – Sam Jones or Skylight Inn – whose menus are almost identical except that the Skylight Inn is the original Jones family location. We decided...
RV Search – 2009 Tiffin Allegro Bay

RV Search – 2009 Tiffin Allegro Bay

RV Search – 2009 Tiffin Allegro Bay. I mentioned in this post that we had begun our quest for the perfect RV with a trip to Margate, Florida to look at one of my favorites the Tiffin Allegro Bay. Yes. I know I have posted a few RV possibilities before but now we...
Beef, Barley and Portobello Mushroom Soup

Beef, Barley and Portobello Mushroom Soup

It’s January so that makes it the perfect time for soup. Particularly the Beef, Barley and Portobello Mushroom Soup from renown chef Derek Bissonnette! I had the good fortune of connecting with Derek on Linkedin and was delighted when he sent me his new book to...
Tillman’s Barbecue

Tillman’s Barbecue

On Saturday Steve and I went to look at a 2009 Tiffin Allegro Bay Class RV that was for sale in Margate, Florida. By coincidence the owner of the RV is also the owner of Tillman’s Barbecue! We were a match made in heaven. Tillman Lee Newman and his family own...