When we were at Kilimanjaro in January 2018, we were helped along the way by Chief’s Tours’ expert team of … Continue reading Kilimanjaro-inspired creamy leek soup
Some years back in the middle of the summer, one of my patients brought me a pie. A yellow squash … Continue reading Interchangeable summer squash & pumpkin
I don’t want Roaming Parkers to just become a bulletin board for random recipes so I usually try to have … Continue reading May is Mint Julep season
I had a half-Vietnamese roommate in college, and his mom’s specialty (as far as we were concerned) was rice paper-wrapped … Continue reading Homemade spring rolls
Until last year, We’d never had a recognizable problem with cutworms, but last year they were terrible! Actually caterpillars, these little … Continue reading How to deal with tomato cutworms without pesticides
In the Middle Ages, the Dutch developed gin, grain alcohol flavored with juniper berries (or even turpentine!), as a medicinal … Continue reading How to build a gin & tonic fit for an expat!
Something that you realize fast during any outdoor adventure or any disaster situation. Water weighs a LOT! 8.3 pounds per … Continue reading 10 essentials – water