Road Trip to Southwest Arizona!

Dear Friends and Followers, Gourmet Girl Gail here. We trust everyone had a glorious Thanksgiving! There is so much to be grateful for, and we feel blessed each and every day for our good friends, including all of you, and the wonderful possibilities for new adventures and experiences in the future. A couple of weeks […]

Happy Thanksgiving From The Loire River Valley!

Hello Food and Travel Lovers! Gourmet Girl Denise here. Greetings from the Loire River Valley in France! It’s been a couple of months since I wrapped up my business, packed up my computer, crated my beloved kitty, Milo the Magnificent, and jumped onto a plane headed for France. Trying to juggle all of those things […]

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, L.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 […]

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 […]

Monsieur Marcel . . . an L.A. Treasure!

Hello! Gourmet Girl Gail here. We were privileged to hold an event recently at Monsieur Marcel in Los Angeles’s oldest farmer’s market. Seriously, this was a major event for the Gourmet Girls. For me, it was like being a kid in a candy store. Take a look at this video and you’ll see what I’m […]

Happy Fourth of July!

Hello Fellow Foodies! It’s officially summer, and today is the 4th of July, the biggest day of the year for BBQs and gathering with friends and family. As everyone anxiously awaits the fireworks, appetites are sated with all-American favorites like potato salad, BBQ chicken and ribs, and, of course, desert!  What will you be grilling […]

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 […]