GALLEY ADDITION (plus new easy recipe)

Good day to you my Galley friends.  I decided it was time to introduce you all to my new Galley assistant, Zula, our five month old Abyssinian kitten. Years ago when we began our sailing adventure together, we subscribed to a blog, Bailey Boat Cat, fur baby to a live aboard young couple.  Their antics were charming and engaging and we dreamed that one day […]

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GALLEY BREAD DIP

Looking forward to a more open travel summer this year, I’ve been focusing on recipes for easy take-alongs. My last post MAKE AHEAD FREEZER OATMEAL COOKIES continues to be a big hit. And I expect this may be as well. When I’ve been on the road or out on the water all day, the last thing I feel like doing is cook…which gave way to this […]

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CRISPY TOPPING

Hi there Galley folks.  As we head into the colder days, I’ve been taking stock of some basics in my little land kitchen.  I’m not a big fan of frequent shopping trips especially looking ahead to some nasty wintery days when I would much rather be curling up with a good book or binge watching some seasonal faves. Today’s recipe is one of those great […]

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JANA’S COATING MIX

Now that we are ‘almost’ into summer camping I’ve been putting together some easy cooking options for taking on the road.  This recipe came from a Friend’s Fave submission and it makes the perfect addition to grilling season. I mixed a small mason jar full to store in our camper pantry and cooked up some very tasty chicken today.  So far I’ve tried it with […]

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HOMEMADE CREAM-STYLE CORN

Hi there my Galley Friends.  I hope you are well and looking forward to some good spring weather as we are on the east coast.  Bit by bit things are opening up as the dreaded virus subsides. I still don’t go out much for retail ventures so I spend time in my land kitchen concocting ways of not using commercially prepared ingredients.  It’s a challenge […]

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CORN MUFFIN MIX – an update

Hi there folks.  I realize that I’ve been a wee bit absent lately.  I get that way sometimes, feeling my inspiration lacking but every time I start thinking about spring and what form it might take – specifically, picking up our little land trawler, RED II camper extrordinaire – I get motivated. Planning is my thing and at the moment I’m making lists of what […]

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UTTERLY AWESOME BROWNIE MIX

Good day my Galley folks.  While this COVID thing has meant outing restrictions, I’ve focused my energies on simplifying my already simple life even further.  This combined with my dislike of commercial mixes had me coming up with a plan for a make-ahead treat. Today in my little land galley, I’m mixing up a batch of chocolatey brownies. Before I go any further, a word […]

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RUBY’S CINNAMON MONKEY BREAD

This is the recipe that started me off on a new tack when a friend found out I had a cooking blog and that I focused on easy to make, minimal boat-friendly dishes….and that onboard we are without a conventional oven.  She gave me this recipe of hers to try out to see if it would be appropriate to cook in my Omnia stove top […]

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GALLEY CAKE MIX

Continuing on with simplifying my life in the kitchen/galley, I have a super fun recipe for you this week. Those who have been following along for a while, know how much I dislike commercial preparations, preferring instead to make my own whenever possible and practical. Growing up in a small farming community with a father who always preached ‘the closer to nature, the better’ and […]

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OLIVIA’S MAKE AHEAD PASTA BAKE

As promised, here is a very tasty casserole-type dish recipe  sent in by one of my Galley Peeps, Olivia.  It uses one can of commercial condensed soup or why not try my homemade version (GALLEY CREAM OF ‘WHATEVER’ SOUP ). One bowl and a baking dish is all you need and what makes it super easy is no boiling the pasta ahead of time.  You […]

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