SPICY SALMON BREAKFAST MUFFINS

Handheld breakfasts are a real bonus for  busy folks.  Especially important for she who mans the galley but would rather be out sailing.  Healthy, make ahead, this next recipe is perfect for a tasty on-the-go meal. I make them in the evening, clean up all the cooking mess, stash them away in the refrigerator so all we have to think about in the morning is making […]

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FRENCH ONION MUSHROOM BREAKFAST WRAP

More French Onion and Mushroom? You betcha! Last one, I promise, but isn’t it amazing how something so tasty, so easy can be transformed into so many delicious meals? This time I used it for breakfast. Simple, tasty and quick.  In the time it takes you to fry an egg. Bang! Breakfast is on the table. FRENCH ONION MUSHROOM BREAKFAST WRAP 4 servings what you […]

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EASY CHEESY EGGS

Our leisurely morning breakfast turned into a flavour explosion today. Try this next time you have a craving for fried eggs. Instead of butter or cooking oil to lubribate the pan, use grated Parmesan (or any other hard cheese like aged cheddar) as a base. I’ve tried Parm and Cheddar and LOVE them both. The oils from the cheese are released when heated, the egg […]

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WAFFLED MASHED POTATOES with SMOKED SALMON and YOGURT

I’m on a leftover-mashed-potato kick this week and am realizing there are SO many ways to transform them for another meal so that they don’t really resemble their original state. Like a potato disguise. ….I pulled together my ingredients …hauled out my little boat waffle iron.       …and was very pleased with the results. …potatoes in disguise. WAFFLED MASHED POTATOES with SMOKED SALMON […]

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Of BABY BUBBLES and AVOCADO TOAST

This post isn’t so much about the recipe but more about the occasion. …the occasion of my daughter and grandson’s visit. So many adjectives describe this bubble blowing bundle of cuteness but the pictures will speak for themselves. So many adjectives describe my daughter: at the very least, confident, health conscious and organized. She was happy to take over meal prep and I was more […]

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HUEVOS RANCHEROS – the long and the short

You can do this the quick way or you can do it the long way. Delicious regardless… …but oh my, with some pre-planning homemade sauce (recipe here) and homemade refried beans (recipe here) was SO worth that extra effort… HEUVOS RANCHEROS …the long and the short… serves 2 very hungry sailors 1 recipe homemade refried beans or 1 can refried beans 1 recipe Homemade Rancheros Sauce […]

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SPICY EASTER BOAT BENNY

During a recent visit to the big city we had the opportunity to enjoy a delicious brunch at Brazen Head Pub in Liberty Village, Toronto my Dublin Benny… …and Captain had their “It’s a Bloody Big Deal Burger” (it was all that and more) and a pint of course… All of this got me to thinking of a fine Easter brunch for us… mostly along […]

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ITALIAN EASTER PIE

Because of where we live, April has yet to be a time when we are on the water. But someday within the next few years there will be an occasion to enjoy some Easter treats onboard. Last year I compromised with my own galley version of something a bit simpler… …and a little green eggs and ham brunch …and then with all the delicious looking […]

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ARETHA FRANKENSTEIN’S WAFFLES OF INSANE GREATNESS

I couldn’t come up with a better post title than this one. and on International Waffle Day at that! The origin of the recipe is Aretha’s in Chattanooga, Tennessee. and inspired by Food 52 ARETHA FRANKENSTEIN’S WAFFLES OF INSANE GREATNESS 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup corn starch 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/3 cup melted butter 1 egg […]

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PINEAPPLE CREAM CHEESE BREAD PUDDING

On good sailing days, breakfast onboard R.E.D. is usually really simple. Getting an early start to catch the best wind is the priority, so quick and dirty – eat, wash up and untie the lines is the way we go. Then there are those days when we like to laze around, when around the crack of noon breakfast has turned into brunch. While Captain is […]

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