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MARCH ROUND-UP

MARCH ROUND-UP

Happy March to you all, Galley Peeps.  For most of us in the north parts of the world it’s a month we all look forward to, regardless if we’ve had our last snow fall or not.  We know that gradually those dark winter days will turn into days that are longer and longer, warmer and warmer. I decided to do my March round up a little early because this is a big month around here.  Spring.  Several birthdays to celebrate…

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EASTER TRIFLE

EASTER TRIFLE

Easter dessert this year started with a feed of muffins…all lemony and gingery.  Not too sweet.  Just right. (Recipe here)   Cut into little chunks they made the base for our sweet treat.  And the great thing about this dessert was that each component could be enjoyed separately.  A little muffin with our morning coffee for example. The crème anglaise, made with Bird’s Custard Powder is also great on its own, or with some fresh fruits added. Sweet morsels of…

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GRILLED CHEESE MONTH

GRILLED CHEESE MONTH

For the occasion of Grilled Cheese Month, here is a compilation of our boat faves… Simply click on each image for a link to the recipe A little cream cheese added to a simple Waldorf Salad…   Bing cherries pan roasted in Chocolate Balsamic vinegar… Grilled cheese with an attitude… Rich slivers of avocado and leftovers never tasted so good… Open-face on homemade Boston Brown Bread – our all-time fave…. Standard with a twist…   According to Grilled Cheesery there…

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VALENTINE’S DAY

VALENTINE’S DAY

For Valentine’s Day, I’ve put together a fun and easy menu for you filled with hearts and love. Simply click on each image for the recipes.                   Happy Heart Day Galley Peeps!  

PANCAKE DAY – Fat Tuesday

PANCAKE DAY – Fat Tuesday

Today is  Pancake Day and I’ve put together some of my Galley faves for you. I remember Pancake Day or as some call it Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras, being one of my favourite Mommy-meal days… Pancakes and sausage… Pancakes and bacon. all smeared with butter and smothered in maple syrup. Sometimes, I would accompany my Dad on his ‘out in the district’ trips (he was a research scientist for the department of agriculture) and at the hotel in the…

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CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ MONTH

CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ MONTH

  I put together a few of my favourite chocolate recipes for you to celebrate Chocolate Lovers’ Month beginning with my latest Chocolate fix… A dear friend’s recent birthday pushed me to make a little something special to leave at his door. I know he’s crazy about my Sea Salt, Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter treats but I wanted to try something new. Hot Chocolate Truffles sound good? I thought so too. This recipe from Your Cup of Cake was perfect, very much…

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National Peanut Butter Day

National Peanut Butter Day

In celebration of National Peanut Butter Day I have created a compilation of recipes adapted for and prepared in my simple lean boat galley. Simply click on the images below to access the recipes…   made in my Omnia Stove Top Oven   …the ones I dream about… …meant to be shared. Happy National Peanut Butter Day to all my Galley Peeps

CHOWDER WEEK

CHOWDER WEEK

“You can take the girl out of the East but you can’t take the East out of the girl” For the start of Nova Scotia Chowder Week I’ve put together my six fave chowder recipes for you. All super easy to make. All have been made in our little boat galley. Some made while under sail. Some made during rockin’ storms. All made rich and creamy to warm our bones and belly. To access the recipes just click on the…

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FESTIVUS for the REST of US

FESTIVUS for the REST of US

FESTIVUS for the REST of US 2013 Festivus ‘tree’   Being in a blended family means that special occasions like Christmas tend to take on a variety of forms. Some years we spend the time with my family. Some years with François’ family. Some years we divide the time between the two families. Some years it requires travelling great distances. We have battled storms and closed highways. There was the year when the power failed   …and the year of…

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