It can be easy to go out every night and find something for dinner at one of the many local Hood River restaurants. However, if you want a dining experience that will bring the family closer together, we recommend cooking up something in your vacation rental. Each property offers all of the utensils and appliances you need to create the perfect home cooked meal. Here are three simple recipes your family will enjoy on your Hood River getaway:

Fried Rice

It’s no secret that many Americans enjoy Chinese fried rice. It is rich, flavorful, and simple to make. All you need to do is cook up your favorite style of rice, then fry it on the stove top. What really brings out the flavor is a mixture of soy sauce and other oils that is stirred into the rice. Make sure to throw in vegetables like carrots, peas, and anything else you enjoy. Crack an egg or two into the pan and you have a ready-to-eat meal for your family!

Taco Bar

Everyone loves a little Mexican food for dinner. Make it simple and easy with a taco bar set up on the kitchen counter. You can cook up ground meat on the stove, then have all the toppings laid out at the ready on the side. Let your family stuff their tacos full of their protein of choice, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, onion, and whatever else they love. This type of meal is easy to set up and just as easy to clean up too.

Spaghetti Night

Fill up the whole family with a simple yet extremely delicious spaghetti night. Pasta is the way to anyone’s heart, whether you are making a romantic meal for two or enough food for a large family. Your vacation rental will have pots and pans to boil up your pasta and cook the sauce on the side. No pasta dish is complete without some freshly shredded parmesan cheese on top.

Where to Find Your Groceries

Hood River is home to two different supermarkets where you can find all of your ingredients. Rosauers Supermarkets is found at 1867 12th St., while Safeway can be found at 2249 Cascade Ave.

Your Hood River Getaway

Now is the perfect time to start planning your Hood River getaway. Let our vacation rentals host your next family vacation or romantic getaway. Give us a call and find the perfect rental for your next stay in Hood River!

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