New Year’s Eve and the Wolf Moon

Hello friends and fellow campers! Gourmet Girl Denise here, writing to you from the chilly Loire River Valley in France. It’s a new year, and I brought it in with many new friends at the home of my friend Yvonne, where she cooked a wonderful dinner of wild boar with all of the trimmings. Yvonne […]

Baby it’s Cold Outside!

Hello fellow campers and gourmet’s! Gourmet Girl Denise here from the Loire River Valley in France. It is definitely winter here. I can see my breath inside the house as well as outside, and the temperature is 1% celsius. For those of you who don’t know the difference between Fahrenheit and Celsius, freezing in Celsius […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Glamping Tips!

Hello Friends! Camping season is well underway and we Gourmet Girls want to be sure that your next trip will be as restful and stress free as it can be. We know you work hard, and the first thing you want to do is relax once you get to your destination. 1) The hardest thing […]

What to Eat When It’s Hot!

Hello Everyone! Well today planes couldn’t take of from Phoenix, Arizona because the thermometer topped out at 120 f/49c ! Wow that’s hot! Here in Santa Barbara we are blessed by being close to the ocean so it never gets that hot here, but even for us it was a hot day. When the temperature […]

Our Book Signing at Tecolote Book Shop

Hello fellow campers and gourmets! The Gourmet Girls had a great time this past Saturday at Tecolote Book Store in Montecito, California, for our first book signing and food demo event. Many folks turned out to support us and taste our mini version of our Spiced Lamb Burger. We set up a mock campsite right […]

A Future in France

Hello Fellow Foodies and Travelers! Gourmet Girl Denise here. I am planning to take a rather quick trip to France in May to scout out a possible future living in the Loire Valley, and I am so excited! I have been to France on several occasions, twice when I was a little girl to visit […]