Dear Friends, Gourmet Girl Gail here. As we usher in a new decade, we’d like to thank our followers for reading our blog, posting comments, and tweeting about something we wrote. We are so grateful to be able to connect with like-minded people who follow their adventurous hearts, enjoy well-prepared, gourmet meals, and have a […]
Travels with Abigail — Part 2
Greetings! Gourmet Girl Gail here writing from sunny Santa Barbara, and I’m excited to share some more of our travels with Abigail. On a recent trip up to Lake of the Woods in Oregon, we made stops at Big Basin Redwoods State Park in the Santa Cruz area, Mendocino/Fort Bragg, and Patrick’s Point. Big Basin […]
Exploring Morro Bay
Howdy Everyone, A few weeks ago, shortly before Halloween, I took Gone with the Wind (aka Roadtrek) up to Morro Bay State Park. Accompanying me in her Minnie Winnie was my RV pal, Kathy Moran. Each of us had booked three nights with full hookups. Never having camped there with RVs before, we didn’t know […]
Spice Up Your Camping Adventures
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ratatouille . . . the movie . . . and a recipe worth trying!
Dear Friends and Followers, Gourmet Girl Gail here. Ratatouille was a comedy with great taste, and I would encourage you to see it if you haven’t already done so. It won the Oscar in 2008 for best animated feature film of the year. I mean, who wouldn’t love a film about a rat named Remy […]
The Gourmet Girls Event at Buttonwood Farm & Winery
Dear Friends and Followers, Gourmet Girls Denise and Gail were pleased to host a three-course luncheon at Buttonwood Farm & Winery recently. We can wax poetic about the charms of Buttonwood: the organic peaches, the flower garden, the pond where they hold their amazing All-Farm Dinner each summer, and of course the first-class wines, but […]