Hello Friends, Foodies and Fellow Adventurers, Gourmet Girl Gail here. I recently gave a presentation for a small class at REI in Santa Barbara on how to set up your camp kitchen. Basically, I was able to reenact what we Gourmettes do when we gather in Big Sur for our annual camping trip. Even though […]
A Cool New Camping Hack!
To my fellow campers, both newbies and seasoned ones! Gourmet Girl Gail here. In my last post, I mentioned that I recently spent time in Big Sur with Wendy and her husband Larry. Wendy is the Gourmet Girl at Large who introduced to us to the amazing Wonderbag when we were testing recipes for our […]
Hipcamp Adventure Number One!
Hello Fellow Adventurers! Gourmet Girl Gail here. If you missed our post last week, it’s because the lights went out in France’s Loire Valley where Denise is setting up camp these days. Her internet, which runs through the phone lines over there, was down due to high winds. With any luck, we’ll be hearing from […]
Midsummer Update from the Gourmet Girls
Dear Friends and Followers, Gourmet Girl Gail here. It’s been a great summer so far! In between my work as an editor and book Sherpa, I’ve participated in a few events for the Gourmet Girls Go Camping Cookbook, and we’re still booking up for events through November. Yay! By the way, a number of new […]
Ringing in a New Year … Mindfully
Dear Friends and Followers, Gourmet Girl Gail here writing from Santa Barbara, after having been evacuated for ten days due to the Thomas Fire. Where I went and who I spent time with in those ten days was comforting in so many ways (I’m extremely thankful!), but it seems more than fitting as we herald […]
Feeling at Home Again in Big Sur
To Our Adventuresome Friends, Gourmet Gail here. I finally made it back to my happy place … Big Sur. It’s been nearly a year since I’ve camped at Ventana Campground where we did most of the recipe testing for our book, The Gourmet Girls Go Camping Cookbook. The Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge at the north end […]
Odd ‘n Ends from the Gourmet Girls
Hello Fellow Gourmettes, Gourmet Girl Gail here. First off, we want to say how distressed we are about the devastating fires happening in both northern and southern California. We’ve spent a lot of time up in Sonoma and Napa, and these fires are now considered among the deadliest in state history. They have scorched more […]