Summer Reading: 18th Winter

Looking for an interesting read as spring moves into summer? Why not add 18th Winter to your reading list. My wife, Stella, had spent the last 5+ years pouring her heart and soul into her book project, 18th Winter. Not did I only have the pleasure of partaking in her journey I also read the … Continue reading Summer Reading: 18th Winter

Yakima RidgeBack

A little over five years ago, Stella spontaneously decided to take up bike-riding, after about 25 years of not riding a bike! She purchased the Giant Sedona DX W. Upon careful research, I decided upon the Yakima RidgeBack bike rack, which has options for 2, 4 or 5 bikes; I purchased the RidgeBack 4. The … Continue reading Yakima RidgeBack

Lodge Camp Dutch Oven

During the summer of 2017, we had talked about getting a dutch oven but it had never happened. Our 2018 summer started off with two Rome Industries pudgie pie irons, and we have cooked some really good pies with them (please see our review about these). And again, the subject of a dutch oven came … Continue reading Lodge Camp Dutch Oven

Pudgie Pies – A Campfire Delicacy

Rome Industries Pie Iron - Square & Round: I had carefully reviewed different brands of pie irons, and settled on this brand because it is the one used/recommended by the Wisconsin pie iron chefs who wrote the Pudgie Pie Revolution cookbook(s).  And, we could not be happier! We have used this iron a few times … Continue reading Pudgie Pies – A Campfire Delicacy