Sisters on the Fly Take 2

Hello Friends and Followers, Gourmet Girl Gail here to report on my newest adventure with the Sisters on the Fly, the largest outdoor women’s group in the United States. Over this past weekend, I heard that there are upwards of 9000 members (I’m Sister #8516, so that tells you what a newbie I am!). Nonetheless, […]

Social Proof – All Authors Need It!

Dear Friends and Followers, Gourmet Girl Gail here. I trust you’re having a good month. Frankly, I’m feeling a little lost without Executive Chef Denise in town, but I imagine she’s having fun getting settled in the Loire Valley and will be in touch soon. Before she left, she did mention that the place she […]

Au Revoir Santa Barbara, Salut Loire River Valley

Hello from Gourmet Girl Denise, Well, I’ve finally done it! After dreaming about living in France again and talking incessantly about doing just that, I am doing just that! This Thursday, I fly away to spend a year or more in the lovely Loire Valley. The preparations have been exhausting, but now that I have […]

Lake of the Woods, Oregon

Hello Everyone! Gourmet Girl Gail here. We hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend, whether you spent it in your own backyard, car camping, or on a wilderness retreat. Friday night I attended Gourmet Girl Denise’s Farewell Party. She’s moving to France in less than two weeks! We’re going to miss her very […]

Smokey Oregon and the Eclipse!

Hello fellow gourmands! Well, Gourmet Girls Seyburn, Gail, and Denise hit the road last week and met up in Jacksonville, Oregon, to do a delightful food demo at the beautiful DANCIN Vineyards, owned by Dan and Cindy Marca. Get it? DanCin? Our dear friend and Gourmet Girl at Large, Laurie Thornton, who was the landscape […]

Camp Like a Girl at Rad Night!

As summer comes to an end, there’s still time for a campout or two before the kids head back to school and the chill of autumn sets in. Naturally, we hope you’ll indulge yourselves and keep getting outdoors even after Labor Day weekend! Nicole Biergiel and Sarah Klooster are seasoned campers who love the outdoors […]

The Gourmet Girls Are On The Road Again!

Hello fellow campers and lovers of food and wine! Gourmet Girl Denise here with the news of the week. We are headed to Jacksonville, Oregon this week for a book signing and to serve up three delectable little bites from our cookbook “The Gourmet Girls Go Camping” at the beautiful Dancin Vineyards, where our hosts […]

A Lovely Adventure at Adventure 16

Hello Friends and Followers, Gourmet Girl Gail here. Happy August! We started off the month with a book event this past weekend in Los Angeles at Adventure 16,┬áL.A.’s oldest outdoor specialty shop. I bought my very first pair of hiking boots there over 20 years ago! It’s a huge (18,000 square feet) fantastic store filled […]

The Gourmet Girls Really Are On Fire!

Hello friends! It has been a rip roaring couple of weeks for the Gourmet Girls! Gourmet Girl Denise was at PORCH in Carpinteria, California, a delightful store specializing in unique gifts and housewares, indoor and outdoor furnishings, beautiful plants and much, much more. This month they held a “Glamping and Stamping” event in their beautiful […]

Let’s Talk Trout!

With summer in full swing, we’re looking at different ways to prepare fish of all kinds and came across a recipe for Steelhead Trout, also known as Rainbow Trout. Steelhead and Rainbow Trout are the same species of fish. The difference between the two are that the rainbow trout remain in fresh water, while the […]