Nomadic Life & Adventure

  • Friends of the Cheddar Yeti: Kristen, Allison & Bill

    Friends of the Cheddar Yeti: Kristen, Allison & Bill

    CITY: OrangevaleSTATE: CaliforniaSEASON: Spring Hosts: Kristen, Bill and Allison

  • How to Get Down and Chili with a Dutch Oven

    How to Get Down and Chili with a Dutch Oven

    This is easy but you’ll need mucho patience to prepare and wait for it while the flavor-flav develops over your camp fire. I don’t use measurement here because it’s just chili, folks, get crazy!

  • This ain’t Bisquick, Biotches.

    This ain’t Bisquick, Biotches.

    So it all started when I picked up a book called “Leave No Crumbs” about cooking while backpacking and eating yummy meals that don’t take up space while away from a conventional kitchen. To my surprise, Pancakes can be made from the basic ingredients in my cupboard. “Wow, not a box of bisquick?” I was…

  • Camping in Yosemite, CA

    Yosemite virgins no more. We were bursting with delight over the breathtaking scenery and good fortune that had bestowed upon us. Bears fueled the anticipation of wilderness life. Our bikes carried us around the “preservation” well into the starry evenings. Even Cheddar Yeti was breathless, literally. But, I believe that when you’re in a pickle,…

  • Eating Out in L.A.

    Eating Out in L.A.

    When you’re camping on the streets of Los Angeles, pulling out the charcoal grill isn’t in the cards. So, besides seeing the sights; Hollywood, Venice Beach, Griffith Park and the likes… fascinating food and drink are the top of my itinerary.