SAVOURY SMOTHERED CABBAGE GALETTE

Good day to you all.  I have for you my third and final recipe for using Smothered Cabbage. In case you missed number one and two you can click back for them here SONJA’S KALPUDDING (Swedish Meatloaf) and here HOT and SOUR SMOTHERED CABBAGE and RICE SOUP. So now on to today’s bit of deliciousness…. With another 4 cups of Smothered Cabbage you can create this rather fancy […]

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CAMPING CASSOULET

A long time ago I ran across an article entitled ‘44 Classic French Meals You Need to Try Before You Die’ so I jumped right in to tackle the list, modifying each one for easier boat galley cooking. Please feel free to scroll through what I was able to accomplish aboard our little 26 foot sailboat with a one-burner alcohol burning stove, a hand pump […]

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MONIQUE’S TARTIFLETTE

Hello there Galley Peeps.  Glad you stopped by today because, while going through some of my Friend’s Fave recipe submissions, I came across one from a French follower.  Written in French too. My French guy said he had never heard of a Tartiflette but his eyes lit up when I mentioned that it had stinky French cheese and doesn’t he love stinky French cheese. Reading […]

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SUMMER VEGETABLE TIAN

I made this vegetarian dish in my little galley Omnia Stove Top Oven but it is traditionally made in a conventional oven.  And because I felt lazy today, it was hot and we were at anchor and it had been a very long day and I didn’t want a lot of washing up, I decided to sauté the onion and garlic directly in the Omnia […]

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LA GARBURE – #15 of 44 FRENCH CLASSICS YOU NEED TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

Back at it, picking away at my 44 French Classics. So many of the South-western French recipes on the list are basic stews with varying ingredients. For this next one, I found many recipes of the same name but the meat ingredients seemed to vary. The common elements were duck legs, cabbage, and were heavy on the root vegetables. It’s basically known as a peasant […]

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POT-AU-FEU – #14 of 44 CLASSIC FRENCH MEALS YOU NEED TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

‘Tis the time to revisit my “44 French Classic Meals You Need to Try Before You Die” (modified for my tiny Galley kitchen of course) Literally ‘pot on fire’ Pot-au-Few is a traditional French beef stew made with beef marrow bones and root veggies, which brings me to another thought I had for a series of posts… (I do love series don’t I?) Seasonal Eating […]

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#17 – 44 CLASSIC FRENCH MEALS YOU NEED TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

A few years ago on our way back from a trip to Portugal we made our routine stop at the duty free shop. One of the sales people encouraged me to buy a complete Bloc de Foie Gras… ‘Madame, it is on sale, just 99 €’… Well why not? So buy it I did. You would think that because the sales person had to know […]

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#13 EGGS PIPÉRADE – 44 CLASSIC FRENCH MEALS YOU NEED TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

Back to working on my list of 44 Classic French Meals (check out the rest starting here or type 44 in search field) I stopped for a while because the next group of recipes are more for cold weather eating. But this cool rainy day seems to call for something comforting, tasty, a little spicy and good for bread dipping. Our land neighbour who has […]

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CHEESE and CORN SOUFFLÉ #10 – 44 CLASSIC FRENCH MEALS YOU NEED TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

While we are waiting for R.E.D. (our boat) to ‘splash’ , I figured I might as well get back to working my way through these 44 Classic French Meals I need to modify for my galley… This next one will be a challenge… Soufflés are tricky in the best of conditions (they can fall) …and we don’t have an oven onboard. So out comes my […]

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44 CLASSIC FRENCH MEALS YOU NEED TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE – #9

Hmm…blood pudding might sound a bit ghoulish to some… images of Sweeney Todd… …but I have fond memories of east coast Lunenburg Pudding – savoury, spicy… There were many tasty looking recipes using Black Pudding… one in particular with braised red cabbage and apple but the closer to boating season I get the more I want to simplify… so simplify I did… I made a […]

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