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 …
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.
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 developed over a hundred recipes, many of which are published on this site, and written a dang cookbook. I’m still in the formatting phase of the book now, but it will come out this year. So, I think it is time to celebrate with a decadent recipe. Continue reading Triple Chocolate Pancakes with Coffee Mousse
In the heat of summer, there is no better way to start a meal than with a nice watermelon gazpacho. A small serving of a sweet, cool soup with that incredible combination of summer flavors: watermelon and mint. This gazpacho is cool, refreshing, and screams healthy at you while you sip it–preferably with a mojito or mint julep on the side to counterbalance all those nutrients. Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho
For our first Christmas in the bus I wanted to do a very French menu. It was the cuisine that I was working on at the time, and it just felt like it would be a lot of fun. Unfortunately, everything I read told me that the French love to eat seafood at Christmas, which can be pretty tough for us to do on the road, depending on where we are. At the time, we were camped on the water, but unfortunately that was the water of the Colorado river in the middle of the Arizona desert. Not much seafood to be had there. Fortunately, other French Christmas delights include all manner of game, particularly birds. While a capon does not qualify as a game bird, it is a slightly unusual bird for most audiences. Continue reading Stovetop Roast Chicken with Lemon Gravy
Gratin Dauphinois is an absolutely delicious, absolutely decadent potato dish that will knock everyone’s socks off at your next vanlife gathering. Thinly sliced potatoes baked in rosemary-infused cream and topped with melted cheese, it is good enough to be a main course, but is even …