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Puckerbrush Preps

OK, confession time. Less than a decade ago my pantry was thin and my teeny RV freezer was chock full of Lean Cuisines, Hungry Man dinners,  State Fair Corn Dogs and Heat’n’Eat Hot Wings.  I didn’t own a water bottle because I drank a 12 pack of unleaded Pepsi every day.  A microwave was indispensable because – frozen dinner.  I distinctly remember buying Hungry Man’s  because it screamed out on the package they contained 2.5 lbs of food.  Mebbe not good and healthy food but Jesus H. Christ  -2.5 lbs of food!!!  How could you go wrong? The RV freezer

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There and Back Again

What I did on my vacation

It is always a relief to make the 550 mile round trip to the Secret Hideout without catastrophe; especially so in the heat of the summer.  The trip was made easier due to two factors.  I left here and all my outside gear stayed in place.   All the lights, water system, front porch, utility table and even down to the high dollar Dakota Alert driveway alarms. I just unhooked the umbilicals from the NO Princess Palace and pulled outta the slot.  Tennessee Red and her husband just pulled right in and they were

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Basic Instinct

Future Italian coppa

I took a boston butt (pork shoulder) out of the freezer this week and prepped it for curing.  My intention is to dry cure it for Italian coppa.  If you were a Soprano’s fan, they call it gabagool in New Jersey.  So have you asked yourself yet if I have gone over the edge?  Too long in the puckerbrush maybe?  Well, it is like this…..

In January of 2012, I decided I was going to learn to cook for real.  Little Blondie was truly a good cook but sadly, some people were worthy of her talents and others

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Surviving to Live

Please remember, MyOldRV is an Amazon affiliate. When you do your shopping through any of the Amazon links here, including the Amazon box in the sidebar or the link directly above here, it won’t cost you any more, but I’ll get a small commission on everything you buy. Pretty important these days as the bank account is dusty dry. Just click on one of the Amazon links, then shop as usual.

An endless parade of mostly wore out batteries tried in myriad ways – no bueno

9 weeks here at the Secret Hideout and a fella would think a daily routine

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