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TURNIP HASH and SAUSAGE BAKE (with product review)

TURNIP HASH and SAUSAGE BAKE (with product review)

Really excited about this post today, Galley Peeps!  I have a new recipe to try out in my Omnia stove top oven and a new galley toy to play with.  I recently learned about this barbecue thermometer from someone on a social media group that I follow.  It’s probe fits perfectly into the lid of the Omnia to monitor the ambiant temperature inside the cook pan. Up to now I’ve had to guess at what temperature to set the stove…

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PRESSURE COOKER POPCORN

PRESSURE COOKER POPCORN

    Epic fail! I followed some internet directions: 2-3 tbsp oil heated 3 kernels and when they pop add 1/4 cup of kernels place lid without pressure valve set cooker to 10 minutes (depending on cooker) leave no more than 2-3 seconds between pops (if you hear any) shaking your pot from time to time to distribute the heat. I had enough little morsels to barely tempt the ducks at the dock. Not totally discouraged, and I will try…

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GIFTS for the GALLEY

GIFTS for the GALLEY

The Kat is now back from a bit of travelling and ready to rock and roll in the Galley… On a recent train trip to the East Coast (a little train food porn for you), I was able to spend a far-too-short couple of hours with a dear friend. No matter how long it is between visits we have one of those friendships where we can just pick up where we left off, catch up on news, laugh and enjoy….

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WARNING: no recipe included

WARNING: no recipe included

MY FAVOURITE TIME OF THE YEAR… …Right up there (almost) with Christmas time when we get to visit with family and friends we haven’t seen all year. But back to the present… Galley Kat is now at the stage when she can start moving all the cool galley tools back onboard… …and she is an over-the-moon happy Kat. And after several months of land-based food blogging, I am really excited to officially introduce you, my Sea Salt Peeps, to where…

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VACUUM SEALING

VACUUM SEALING

For years François has ‘suggested’ we get a vacuum sealer. Every time I tell him that my ‘freezer bag and drinking straw’ method works just as well. But since the boat came into our lives I have been reading about how these machines are invaluable to water living. …I finally caved in and bought one. I made some Guinness Pulled Pork yesterday, enough to freeze for later use… …this is really easy… So much more ‘elegant’ than a baggy and…

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