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TEX MEX RISOTTO

TEX MEX RISOTTO

 Here’s a tasty one for you Galley Peeps.  It was inspired by one of our home delivery plant-based meals.  A simple risotto with a Tex Mex flair. You’ve probably noticed that I’m big on making my own spice mixes.  For one thing, in my tiny galley there’s precious little space for a gazillion spice containers.  And we do love our Mexican type foods so this Tex Mex combo has become a favourite.  We love a little heat too so I…

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RHUBARB CAKE

RHUBARB CAKE

 Here you go my Galley Peeps, the fifth and final rhubarb recipe…although we can’t seem to get enough of this final one.  So rich and dense…not too sweet….the perfect snacking cake. I have a little confession though.  Ours wasn’t totally rhubarb.  I’ve recently discovered that a vile weed, almost alien-like, that has overtaken part of our garden, is actually edible.  Apparently Japanese Knotweed with its nasty invasive root system is almost impossible to eradicate so I’ve decide to embrace my…

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CHILLED RHUBARB STRAWBERRY SOUP

CHILLED RHUBARB STRAWBERRY SOUP

What do cucumbers, strawberries and rhubarb have in common?  Yes, two of them are vegetables smarty pants.  But when the three of them meet together with a touch of chocolate balsamic vinegar they become the makings of a very memorable fresh summery soup. This time of year we still depend on imported strawberries which tend to be large and watery and since chilling mutes flavours you may want to add a touch more salt, a dash more of balsamic vinegar…

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ROASTED RHUBARB SHORTCAKE

ROASTED RHUBARB SHORTCAKE

More rhubarb love for you today my Galley Peeps.  I’m not sure how long I can keep going back to my little garden patch and harvest enough fresh goodness for yet another recipe but I’ll keep going until I can’t.  Over the top enthusiasm?  Maybe, but after living in a condo apartment for so many years and I can now waltz..yes, waltz…out my back door and forage for food…you might be a little over the top too. Instead of stewing…

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RHUBARB MUFFINS

RHUBARB MUFFINS

Since the overwhleming success of the Rhubarb Cocktail (find the recipe here.  If you haven’t already tried it…you MUST), I’ve been in love with the rhubarb/lime/ginger combo.  So I took one of my favourite Galley Kat muffin recipes Lemon Ginger Muffins (recipe here) and transformed it into the ideal tea-time treat.  The perfect combination of tart rhubarb, a hint of lime and the bite of ginger.   This recipe works equally well for the Omnia stove top oven as it does…

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RHUBARB COCKTAIL

RHUBARB COCKTAIL

How could a pot of this… Become this most heavenly nectar of the summer-time-grillin’-gods?… Well let me tell you a story… It all began with my over the top excitement about discovering we had moved into this paradise by the sea with an existing crop of rhubarb.  I watched these little crowns…. …evolve into full blown stalks of nature’s goodness.  Too much over the top?  Sorry…I even freaked out over discovering we had pussy willows.  My neighbour even suggested to…

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PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES – only 3 ingredients!

PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES – only 3 ingredients!

Oh how far I’ve come from my early stove top cooking days!  My treasured Omnia stove top oven has been with us from the beginning of our boat obsession…now heading into our sixth season.  I must admit some of my first attempts were a bit rough but hey, it’s boat life…camping on the water.  We don’t need fancy.   My previous effort at providing sweet treats without an oven onboard – cookie dough stuffed into baking cups.  Recipe here   It’s…

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MASHED SWEET POTATO with RICH TANDOORI SAUCE

MASHED SWEET POTATO with RICH TANDOORI SAUCE

I’m the cuckoo bird of the recipe development world.  My recipes are for the most part those of what others have created and adapted to fit in with our simple spartan boat galley world.  I will always give credit to the originator when possible though. Every once in a blue moon however I do hit one out of the park all by myself.  This is one of those occasions.  After several weeks of trying out plant-based meal delivery I’ve gained…

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APRIL ROUND-UP

APRIL ROUND-UP

It’s surprising to me sometimes what you folks are looking for when you search for Galley Kat recipes.  Sometimes if runs the line of special holidays as it did last month. Lots and lots of Irish/Saint Patrick’s Day hits.  And I shouldn’t be surprised at the delicious Easter Trifle because, well, it was Easter and it is a truly easy dessert. But why Batsaria received almost as many search hits as the trifle was a stunner.  Don’t get me wrong….

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BANANA OAT MUFFINS

BANANA OAT MUFFINS

I’ve been trying to become better organized in the galley these days.  It’s far too easy for me to get side tracked by yet another tasty something or other to try out.  It’s why for a brief time I subscribed to home delivery meals…all nicely packaged with just enough for the two of us…no leftovers…so extra bits and pieces to be stored in the refrigerator either waiting to be used for another recipe or walking itself into the garbage at…

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