Trees and Cheese

Trees and Cheese

While their soup bases are quite good just as they are, I always like to spruce them up just a little to make them my own.

The Almost Mythical REAL Key Lime Pie

The Almost Mythical REAL Key Lime Pie

Yes, I am one of those people. There are actually very few culinary things I'm persnickety about; however, calling a pie made with regular limes a “Key Lime Pie” is a serious point of contention with me.

Cooking with Left Overs!

Cooking with Left Overs!

This was way too easy to make and it turned out absolutely delicious for literally taking only 5 minutes to put together!

Simple Seared Lamb Roast and Potatoes

Simple Seared Lamb Roast and Potatoes

To say it was divine would be an understatement! It has a unique rich flavor all its own that even now makes my mouth water to think about it.

Crabby Buttered Noodles

Crabby Buttered Noodles

If the weather is cold, rainy, or otherwise not pleasant to be out walking in, cooking in the truck gives the added benefit of not having to bundle up in layers and/or rain gear just to get something to eat.  

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

Our traditional Cuban Key West dinner is the Lechon (the pork), black beans and rice, maybe fried plantains, hot Cuban bread, and for dessert, key lime and sour orange pies. These are eaten late on Christmas eve with family and friends.

Crispy Oven Fried Chicken & Yellow Summer Squash

Crispy Oven Fried Chicken & Yellow Summer Squash

Another night, another dinner in the Sugar Shack. This is one that is more involved, but still turned out delicious. We had crispy oven fried chicken breast tenders stuffed with cream cheese over a bed of rice, yellow summer squash with onions, and a garnish of fresh strawberry roses and sliced avocado. Yes, I enjoy serving him pretty dishes sometimes too. 

Southern Cooking in our Big Truck

Southern Cooking in our Big Truck

When you're on the road having a home-cooked meal can be a much needed treat at the end of a long day. Truck stop food is basically all the same, except for the few small mom and pop places that are left. So cooking in our W900 is a nice break from the routine.