Heaven in a Frying Pan

I’ve lived in the US so long that I’d completely forgotten about this wonderful green piece of heaven, the chayote. We found it at a local market in San Jose, Costa Rica, and my brain instantly recalled delicious soups and stews.  When sliced it looks a little like an apple and the kids looked a…

I โค๏ธ Vintage Tupperware

I have a soft spot in my heart for old Tupperware. The colors were amazing, Harvest Gold anyone? Avocado green? And the zigzag tops surely had some purpose back in the day, but they were super annoying to wash. Hand wash, of course, because we didn’t have a dish washer when I was growing up. …


Seen outside the RV park I’m at: I only need coffee on days beginning with y.  Cliche at this point, but yes yes and yes.  And also yes. 

Slow Cooker Lasagna

Recently I instagrammed a picture of lasagna that I made for my family. A few people asked for the recipe so here it is. View this post on Instagram Last slice of #slowcooker #lasagna Uh-may-zing! #roadcooking #cortez #colorado A post shared by Karen Arnold (@iamkarenalma) on Aug 11, 2016 at 6:09pm PDT

Rolling in the Sushi Rolls

Ever heard of Spam sushi? If not, you are missing out. Seriously. It’s yum. You get just a tiny hint of salt when you eat the roll that hits the spot. Not sure what Spam is? I’ve talked about it before. It’s basically canned meat, which sounds gross, I know. But fried or grilled, it’s…