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Saturday, September 23, 2017

The public again this year is invited to purchase surplus salmon that has been harvested at Michigan Department of Natural Resources weirs located in the northern Lower Peninsula. Seasonal salmon runs include large numbers of fish returning to their native streams to spawn and die. The DNR maintains multiple sites (weirs) where

tags: Recipes, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Fresh bread is a wonderful treat, whether with dinner or toasted for breakfast. This English Muffin Bread is the perfect boat-friendly recipe, with no kneading, no need for a lot of counter space, and less than 10 minutes prep time – giving you plenty of time for all the other fun activities on board! Even better, it only takes

by: Carolyn Shearlock, and co-author of The Boat Galley Cookbook

tags: Recipes

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Football season is here! This beer dip is super simple and is great for game day get-togethers. This can be made in advance or assembled in minutes. Enjoy!! INGREDIENTS Two 8 oz. packages of cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer 1 envelope dry ranch dressing mix 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS In a

tags: Recipes

Thursday, August 10, 2017

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 lb. Raw Shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 1/2 Cup Cucumber, peeled and diced (1/2 inch pieces) 1 1/2 Cup Tomatoes, seeded and diced (1/2 inch pieces) 3 Jalapeños, seeded and finely chopped 1 Cup Red Onion diced (1/2 inch pieces) 4 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro, finely chopped Juice of 4 Limes (About 8 Tablespoons)

tags: Applicable Everywhere, Recipes

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The 4th of July was always special when I was a kid. We’d have a big family get-together on the lake where we lived, with everyone bringing a special dish to share. We’d all spend the day in and on the water, and one year my cousin even proposed to his girlfriend. The next year, married, his new wife brought Firecracker

tags: Recipes

Monday, June 5, 2017

By Carolyn Shearlock, and co-author of "The Boat Galley Cookbook" One thing I’ve always loved about the boating community is how everyone shares knowledge. Long before we heard the phrase “paying it forward,” boaters just did it. Someone would teach you something and later on you’d pass it on

tags: Recipes

Friday, December 18, 2015

My husband, Dave, teases me about being a Michigan girl and tells me I’m not supposed to get cold in the winter. I reply that it’s not that we don’t get cold, we just know how to warm up! I first had Hot Buttered Rum after the end-of-year regatta at the Indianapolis Sailing Club, where I crewed on a friend’s

by: Carolyn Shearlock of The Boat Galley Cookbook

tags: Recipes

Friday, January 30, 2015

by: Carolyn Shearlock, and co-author of The Boat Galley Cookbook

tags: Recipes

Monday, March 11, 2013

Hello Boaters! For the most part we've been pretty lucky this this winter with the weather, and with any luck we'll be boating a little sooner this year (if we get some water in the lakes). Speaking of luck, it's that time of the year for the luck of the Irish on St. Patty's Day, and with that comes green beer, Irish whiskey, and of

by: Mark & Debbie Hagendorff

tags: Recipes

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Hello Great Lakes lovers, Whether you’re fortunate enough to catch your own perch, have a fisherman friend that gives you some fish, or you purchase your perch from the local fish market, you will know that this is one of the best fish from the great lakes. The nice thing is that you may have your freezer stocked with perch

by: Hook to Cooking with Mark & Debbie

tags: Recipes