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JUDY’S GREEN TOMATO LOAF

JUDY’S GREEN TOMATO LOAF

What perfect timing for this next Friends’ Faves recipe.  Here on the east coast, temps have started dropping and I have so many green tomatoes that will never ripen in their current place on the vines.  Entering onto my galley scene –  Green Tomato Loaf. If you want some point of reference the results are similar to zucchini cake….all moisty and tasty.  The perfect touch of sweetness with a cup of coffee or tea.  Or gussy it up with a…

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2018 RECIPE REVIEW

2018 RECIPE REVIEW

My Happy New Year greeting is a little late, I know.  Stuff seems to always get in the way and before I realize it another month has passed.  I have been busy though, trying very hard to keep my resolutions and am proud of what has been achieved so far.  Decluttering with minimalizing my possessions and consistent exercising tops the list…which is probably why blogging and recipe development have been pushed aside. Curious about how the year went as far…

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AUGUST RECIPE ROUND-UP

AUGUST RECIPE ROUND-UP

I have a real mixed bag of most searched for recipes for you this month.  Simply click on the caption below each image to access the recipe.   Top pick and one of our own favourites too, Greek Lamb Stew. Greek Lamb Stew   This Peach Bread Pudding came in at a close second and very timely with fresh local peaches hitting the garden stands and farmers’ markets.  Canned peaches works really well too.  I always pack away at least…

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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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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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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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TIRAMISU

TIRAMISU

I posted this picture a few days ago on instagram while I was prepping for the first ever dinner guests in our new digs by the sea. I was honestly afraid I may have to pitch it out because I wasn’t able to find enough lady fingers and I’d already purchased most of the ingredients and started making some of the parts.  As much as I would like to think I’m organized I can get so scattered sometimes…not always…just sometimes…

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STOVE TOP BAKED APPLES

STOVE TOP BAKED APPLES

I love all my galley gear, especially my little Omnia stove top oven.  Even though our boat is out of the water for this season, I still use it in our land galley.  And because of our recent packin-up-and-movin-out, it’s been the one appliance I haven’t packed.  Our land oven was scrubbedd clean for the future owner so it became a no cook zone before moving out of our condo (catch up with that story here) With apples in season,…

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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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GUINNESS CHOCOLATE CAKE

GUINNESS CHOCOLATE CAKE

I’m chanelling my Irish roots today.  Some tasty Irish Whiskey Baby Back Ribs (recipe here) are crisping on the grill as I write this and some delicious Colcannon (recipe here) has been prepared ahead and kept warm while I whip up a little deliciousness for dessert But since life is uncertain, we had dessert first.  Two whole slices.  Shameful but oh so good. So richly chocolatey.  So moist. I’ve had this recipe stashed in my database for a long time…

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