Recipe Developer. Meal Planning. Full Time RV Nomad.
Thanks for stopping by! I’m Rebecca Blackwell, a recipe developer, food photographer, and full time RV nomad. This is my second food blog. My first food blog, launched in November of 2013, is focused entirely on baking. You’ll find it at ofbatteranddough.com.
I am a self taught cook and baker, having fallen in love with cooking and baking as a young wife and mother. At that time, from-scratch cooking was a necessity. We were young and broke, and our grocery budget showed it.
I learned how to make at least two meals for our young family of 5 from just one roast chicken. I learned how to bake bread. I learned how to grow a garden.
I also came to value real food.
The fact that you’ll rarely find processed food in our house began from necessity, but has continued because I believe that eating real food makes our life better.
Over the years, my love of cooking and baking turned into a full-time career. I've cooked and baked professionally in a variety of environments, but my real love is recipe development.
Every recipe you'll find here has been tested and tweaked, and tested and tweaked, until I'm certain it will work well for most people in most kitchens. One of my favorite things about publishing recipes online is that they can be further refined from reader feedback. Many of the recipes here include suggestions, tips, and tricks from other home cooks who have generously left comments about what worked and didn't work in their kitchens.
Whether you currently cook a little or a lot, I hope this blog is useful to you.
Yes, it contains delicious recipes. But, ultimately, it’s utilitarian in nature – the goal being to make cooking real food most nights of the week easier for more people.
Let's Get Lost...
In May of 2020, my husband and I sold our house and moved into a 5th wheel toy hauler RV. Our youngest was heading off to college and we susspected that full-time travel would suit us just fine. We weren't wrong. So far we love most everything about living in a home on wheels.
If you are curious about where we are in the world, you'll find our 2021 travel schedule here.
Work with me.
Over the years, I’ve partnered with a variety of brands that I know and love to create recipes, content, and photographs that showcase their products.
My portfolio site is located at rebeccablackwell.com.
Click here to find out more about the services I offer. Or, contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.