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Created by RVCentennialCookbook
Lori Stewart of Columbus, Ohio, submitted this recipe. She and her husband travel in a 37-foot Bounder motorhome.
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Created by tmoning
If you make homemade buns to hold these exotic burgers, knead a little well-drained crushed pineapple into the dough.
Created by jclawson
Dark meat is best for this dish, so use economical leg quarters. Leave them whole, but remove the skin. For convenience, I buy minced garlic in a jar. If you prefer fresh, mince 2 to 3 cloves for this dish.
Created by jclawson
Turn a classic green bean casserole into a whole meal. Start with canned ham, leftover ham, or a chunk of ham from the deli. This recipe makes four to six servings.
Created by jclawson
Whip up a big bowl of this sausage and freeze it in bulk or patties in batches sized right for your family. There is nothing like the smell of sizzling sausage to warm up a cold morning. This recipe is lower in fat than pork sausage, and you can fine-tune the ingredients to your family's tastes, such as using substitutes for the sugar or salt. If your family likes mild sausage, reduce the black pepper and go very easy on the cayenne. But if they like it hot, use the full measure of pepper, freshly ground, and kick up the cayenne to as much as 1/2-teaspoon.
Created by jclawson
Here are a few tips to simplify this recipe. Use an entire 16-ounce bottle of ketchup; brew extra coffee at breakfast, the stronger the better; or stir up two cups of instant for this recipe. This is a big roast, and leftovers make wonderful sandwiches.
Created by jclawson
Instead of boiling water on your motorhome's stove to make spaghetti, freeze this spaghetti casserole at home ahead of time and reheat it in the coach's conventional oven or microwave oven. This recipe can be made with meat or by using a medley of onions, peppers, summer squash, and zucchini for a vegetarian main dish. Line the pan with the new Reynolds Wrap Release non-stick aluminum foil to avoid washing the dish. This recipe fills a 9-inch-by-13-inch pan and serves six; or, set out two pans to make two servings for three people, or three pans for two servings each.
Created by jclawson
This dish is created with polenta, a cornmeal mush that's a nice change from the usual pasta. When you've finished assembling this casserole, refrigerate it and forget about it until you're ready for a delicious Italian dinner.
Created by jclawson
This dish can be assembled up to one day ahead, but be sure to keep it refrigerated.
Created by jclawson
Choose mild, medium, or hot salsa, depending on your family’s tastes. The salsa will determine the heat of this zesty dish.
Created by jclawson
Make a quart of oysters into a one-dish meal for six by adding potatoes, vegetables, and just enough bacon for a punch of flavor.
Created by jclawson
Serve this cold soup for lunch on a hot day. It can be thrown together at the last minute, or made ahead of time to let the flavors chill and mingle. I start with pre-cooked, frozen shrimp that already have been deveined and cooked.
Created by jclawson
The next time you’re in the St. Petersburg, Florida, area, make reservations for the famous Sunday brunch at the Renaissance Vinoy (727-894-1000). Built in 1925, the hotel is a historic treasure, and motorhome and car parking is plentiful along the waterfront. (The hotel also has valet parking for cars.) After brunch, look over the hotel’s displays of memorabilia from the 1920s and see the garden. Then stroll out to The Pier, which has an aquarium and shops. Or spend the afternoon in art and history museums that are just a short walk from the hotel.

This recipe was created by the Vinoy’s executive chef, John Pivar. Use fresh fruit where possible; substitute canned if necessary. Either way, the blend of tropical fruits makes a tangy finish for the flaky fish.
Created by jclawson
This one-pot feast for four people is as easy as pot roast, yet it is low in fat. The amount of water needed will vary according to how much boils away during the simmering step.
Created by jclawson
This recipe from the book makes 18 servings. Divide and freeze it according to your family size. (I stewed two fryers to provide shredded chicken and broth for this recipe.) It can be frozen in boilable bags; thawed; then reheated in boiling water, leaving no pots to wash. The recipe also can be spooned onto plates and heated in the microwave, or frozen in individual casseroles for future baking or microwaving.
Created by jclawson
This recipe from Olwen Woodier’s new cookbook, Corn: Roasted, Creamed, Simmered And More, ($12.95, Storey Books) provides a different spin on everyone’s favorite comfort food, macaroni and cheese. Many of the recipes in this book are unnecessarily fussy for the motorhome kitchen, but some shortcuts will be obvious, such as using frozen corn kernels instead of fresh, or store-bought salsa instead of homemade. The book is a must for cookbook collectors.
Created by jclawson
Mangoes are costly in supermarkets. But if you happen to be traveling in South Florida between May and September when seemingly everyone has mangoes falling off their trees, you can eat your fill for almost nothing. This recipe was developed by Allen Susser, owner-chef at Chef Allen’s, one of Miami’s most famous restaurants. Unlike many curries, which are served on rice with a long list of garnishes, this meal is complete in one pot. If you like less fiery dishes, omit the cayenne.
Created by jclawson
This recipe was developed by Cindy Hutson of Ortanique, another of Miami’s standout restaurants. It’s a snap to marinate and grill. Because of its Jamaican jerk character, Cindy uses the national Jamaican beer, Red Stripe, but any beer will do. As a shortcut, I substitute ground ginger for fresh and 1/2-teaspoon ground allspice for the berries. Don’t substitute for the fresh garlic and shallots.
Created by jclawson
Double or triple this versatile filling and freeze it in small batches for future meals of stuffed peppers, tomatoes, onions, acorn squash, or zucchini. The recipe is from a lighthearted new book, The Sicilian Gentleman’s Cookbook ($19.95, Firefly Books) by Don Baratta. It’s filled with memories, observations, and recipes for simple Sicilian classics. The olives add tang, the nutmeg adds flavor, and the egg helps hold it together.
Created by jclawson
Created by jclawson
If you prefer your own meatballs, make a multiple batch at home and freeze them in one-pound batches for this recipe. This is a delicious way to serve a meatball meal that doesn’t involve tomato sauce. I buy bags of frozen peas for the convenience of scooping out half a cup here or a cupful there to add flavor and color to soups and casseroles. This recipe makes four servings.
Created by jclawson
Created by jclawson
Have plenty of hot sauce on hand for this spicy one-pot dish, but let each diner add it to taste, because some people like more heat than others. Even without the hot sauce, this recipe has plenty of character and zest. This recipe makes a big batch for 6 to 8 servings, but leftovers can be frozen.
Created by jclawson
The easiest way to dredge meat cutlets or fish filets in seasoned flour is to mix the flour and seasonings on a paper plate, then discard the mess when you're finished.
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Marinate the herb-spiced chops all day in the refrigerator and grill them outdoors for dinner. This recipe makes four servings of two thin chops per person.
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Serve this as a vegetarian main dish or as a side dish that combines vegetables and a starch.
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Buy an entire bunch of fresh tarragon for this recipe. Cook half of it with the chicken and stir the rest into the gravy just before serving.
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This is a great recipe.
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Created by tmoning
It’s always a plus if you can make a pasta dish in one pot without cooking the pasta separately, but it can be difficult to determine how much liquid is enough to cook the pasta without making the finished dish too soupy. Here’s a recipe that comes out just right and, as an added shortcut, uses a boxed mix. Use any type of lean sausage, Italian or regular, hot or mild. The salsa, too, can be hot or mild. For more kick, pass the hot sauce. Freeze any leftover tomato paste in a snack-size resealable bag. It will come in handy when you need just a touch of tomato next time.
Created by tmoning
This is a rich, satisfying main dish. To reduce fat and calories, use low-fat cheeses.
Created by tmoning
Use regular or turkey Spam for this desperation dinner. It's great for times when the white bread is going stale too quickly and you’re out of fresh meat.
Created by tmoning
Prepare this delicious, one-dish meal in a nonstick skillet and cleanup is a cinch.
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In response to requests for more recipes for singles and couples, here’s a quickie to try in your microwave oven. It calls for a small, single-serve (3 1/4-ounce) can of tuna.
Created by claw79
Canned seafood is a lifesaver in the galley, because a little goes a long way. Surprise guests show up for supper? Reach into the pantry for a few cans to make this hearty chowder, which can be served with hot, crusty biscuits. Unlike chowders that start with frying bacon or salt pork, this one takes less time to prepare and has less fat.
Created by JackieHolt
This is a wonderful and easy way to enjoy Chili Rellanos the easy way.
Created by lynneandjim
Slow cooker caserole of a mild Mexican dish. Using a 4-cup (at least) slow cooker.
Created by dustybrushes
This is almost too easy. Need a covered casserole-type dish. Put pork chops in bottom of dish. Then mix the 3 ingredients and pour over the top of the pork chops.
Created by kizzyputts
A rueben sandwich in a casserole!
Created by dustybrushes
This is great for a hearty lunch or easy dinner. It's cooked like a grilled cheese but has peppers, onions, cheese and sliced cooked beef. 
Created by aubreys1
This recession-style dish may not be as rich as real beef stroganoff, but it sure is good. More importantly, it's a quick meal that tastes like you really worked hard in the kitchen.
Created by RLHAMILTON

Shrimp baked with lime butter sauce.

Created by jnschien
This is not your standard tuna salad sandwich.
Created by jnschien
Mac & Cheese dinner with taco seasoned beef.
Created by georgiagallaghers
An alternative to regular Meatloaf. This dish is healthy ... even my hubby will eat it!
Created by dcgayhart
 
Created by mjdimino
This pasta dish has a Greek flair to it, with an interesting mix of flavors from the peperoncii and feta. Cooking the pasta in enriched chicken broth adds significant flavor to the dish. It is relatively easy to make and is good as a leftover.
Created by dkrohr
Slow cooker pulled pork sandwiches for a barbecue crowd. Serves 12
Created by absolutelyranita
There is nothing more comforting than a homemade pot pie. 
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