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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

This sweet treat is very simple and quick to make with ingredients you may already have in your pantry. They can be baked on a boat with a small oven or made ahead of time, stored and eaten on the boat straight from your storage container, but a little warm up is best! Apple Pie Taquitos Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 15-20 mins

by: Joanna Cismaru at

tags: Recipes

Monday, March 26, 2018

Looking for a delicious and boat-friendly snack or appetizer? This Black Bean & Corn Salsa is ideal and it even qualifies as a healthy choice. It’s fast to make and even better when made a day or two ahead of time. Two added bonuses are that none of the ingredients need to be refrigerated and there’s nothing to spoil

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

tags: Recipes

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Ingredients 8 oz Chorizo, cooked 8 oz Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded (See Note) 8 oz Pepper Jack Cheese, shredded (See Note) 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened 1/2 Cup Milk 1/2 Cup Salsa 1/2 Cup Cilantro, finely diced Scallions for garnish Instructions Cook chorizo in a skillet on medium-high heat, drain and set aside. Spray a large

by: Rebecca Lopez, The Crafted Sparrow

tags: Recipes

Monday, January 29, 2018

Our first few weeks of cruising taught us the importance of happy hour for socializing with other boaters. We quickly discovered that it was imperative to have a bunch of recipes for easy-but-delicious appetizers, whether we were hosting new friends on our boat or wanted something to take when we went to theirs. We also learned that

by: Carolyn Shearlock

tags: Recipes

Friday, November 10, 2017

Meeting people and trying foods from all over is a fun part of cruising. Dave and I enjoy trying local specialities as we go from place to place, as well as picking up new recipes from other cruisers. Over the years, we've learned to make a number of dishes from the people we've met. It usually starts with a casual conversation at

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

tags: Recipes

Friday, November 3, 2017

This is a quick and easy soup to make and it is very tasty! You could also use leftover Thanksgiving turkey in place of the rotisserie chicken. King Ranch Chicken Soup 1 (10.5-oz) can cream of chicken soup 1 (10.5-oz) can cream of mushroom soup 2 (10-oz) cans Rotel diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained 5 cups chicken broth 1 tsp

tags: Recipes

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: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Recipes

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

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