Thanksgiving Turkey Burgers

Thanksgiving Turkey Burgers

There’s more than one way to do Thanksgiving. In the past I’ve shown you how to roast a turkey and bake pumpkin pies on the stovetop, this year I’m going to show you the opposite end of the spectrum. With these Thanksgiving turkey burgers and 

Mom’s Cranberry Sauce

Mom’s Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving approaches, and boy do I have a lot of recipes for you over the next ten days. We’ll start here with my mom’s recipe for homemade cranberry sauce. It’s sweet, it’s tangy, it’s aromatic, and the addition of chopped walnuts even gives it a 

Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

As we said goodbye to the Pacific northwest and started our journey back to Colorado for the holidays, the seasons quickly changed for us. Hugging the coast in Oregon and California, the weather stayed quite temperate, but as we entered the great Nevada desert, the 

Ditchberry Cobbler

Ditchberry Cobbler

After close to a year with the circus, we are finally back on our own, back in our bus, and back to traveling in whatever direction we choose at whatever speed we like. And it sure does feel good. Years ago, when we were just 

Cream of Morel Soup

Cream of Morel Soup

Cream of mushroom soup has really gotten a bad rap over the years. At least for me, whenever I hear the name, I think of those little cans of gray sludge from which so many mediocre casseroles are built. This is not that soup. When 

Linguine with Morel Cream Sauce

Linguine with Morel Cream Sauce

Morels are one of the most delicious and least available ingredients out there. They are seasonal and fickle, with a brief season most years, but are undoubtedly one of the most glorious finds for the beginner mushroom hunter.

Crepes Four Ways

Crepes Four Ways

Crepes were my father’s Sunday morning specialty. He would crank them out by the dozen, while all of us kids sat at the table, scarfing them down and battling each other to get the next one fresh out of the pan, stuffing ourselves until our 

Green Chile Dip

Green Chile Dip

This green chile dip is the kind of appetizer that you can throw together in 5 minutes and people will rave about through the entire party–until it’s gone, at least. It is perfect as a game day snack or as part of a spread of 

Biscuits with Green Chile Chorizo Gravy

Biscuits with Green Chile Chorizo Gravy

For me, there is no better breakfast than a plate of hot, fresh biscuits covered in country gravy, with a couple of fried eggs on the side. It is comfort on a plate, and is also the Sunday morning special in our bus.

Triple Chocolate Pancakes with Coffee Mousse

Triple Chocolate Pancakes with Coffee Mousse

January 31st (two days ago at the time of posting) marked one year of The Buslife Kitchen. I’ve been working on the project for close to two years now, but that marks one year from the launch of the website. In that time I have