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BISCUIT MUFFIN ROLLS

BISCUIT MUFFIN ROLLS

What, you ask? Are they biscuits or are they rolls or are they muffins?  Well in truth they have a bit of an identity crisis.  They have a texture similar to dinner rolls but they have no yeast in them….and they are made in a muffin tin.  So I named them Biscuit Muffin Rolls. One bowl, one spoon, eight little muffin cups makes for a super easy clean-up too. Don’t you think? I played around with the ingredients, keeping the…

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BLENDED PIGS in BLANKETS with ORANGE CRANBERRY DIPPING SAUCE

BLENDED PIGS in BLANKETS with ORANGE CRANBERRY DIPPING SAUCE

Have you ever heard of the Blenditarian movement?  Well then, let me tell you about what it means.  A blenditarian is “one who believes the mighty, meaty mushroom makes meals more delicious, nutritious and sustainable.” The Blenditarians have a monthly challenge going on so I created my own submission, a recipe made with spicy local sausage and lots of freshly ground mushrooms. Divide the meaty mixture into four equal portions. Cut each of the two pastry sheets in two. Then…

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SALTED CARAMEL UPSIDE DOWN APPLE CAKE

SALTED CARAMEL UPSIDE DOWN APPLE CAKE

Our apple trees at R.E.D. by the Sea are finished for the season but there are still lots and lots of great Annapolis Valley apples here in Nova Scotia ready for the picking.  So, with guests visiting in the next few days this Galley Kat has been busy…I repeat…busy! ….preparing goodies to welcome them to our little home by the sea. This recipe is not for the diet conscious…I mean, butter and sugar and that’s just the caramel base. Then…

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SEPTEMBER RECIPE ROUND-UP

SEPTEMBER RECIPE ROUND-UP

My this month went quickly didn’t it?  And here we are again into fall and the beautiful weather that comes with it…and October.  October!  I barely can remember what happened in September, the days just flew by. I can see by the most viewed recipes that you too are getting into the cooler weather frame of mind with spicey sauces, apple dishes, belly warming chicken and comforting pasta.  Simply click on the caption below each image to access the recipes….

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CRUSTLESS TOMATO QUICHE

CRUSTLESS TOMATO QUICHE

When I first made this recipe, we were on the boat and I kind of just dumped everything into the pan, plunked the cheese on top and cooked it in my Omnia stove top oven.  It was delicious but not terribly pretty.  Notice how I tried to dress it up with a little basil? It did the trick as far as a healthy, easy and tasty boat dish but we are expecting more visitors soon at our little home by…

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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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BROCCOLI CHICKEN BALLS

BROCCOLI CHICKEN BALLS

Now that we live by the sea and not on the boat for the summer I get to spread out when I cook in our land galley.  Spread out AND use more than one pot – a real luxury.   Most of the onbaord eating is made ahead then reheated or I enlist the help of ‘he who cooks’ to fire up the  back-of-the-boat grill.  I also now have a little vegetable garden, a huge step up from my boat…

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JUNE RECIPE ROUND-UP

JUNE RECIPE ROUND-UP

Since I’ve been posting these recipe round-ups it’s been fun watching the patterns of the most popular searches and boy oh boy you guys have been grilling and from what I can tell camping/RV’ing/boating up a storm.  It’s all about the barbecue and Omnia cooking this month.  Not to exclude you who are without the little stove-top miracle of an oven because you know I will always give you options for conventional land-based ovens but it’s obvious by the number…

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CAPRESE CUPS

CAPRESE CUPS

I’ve been trying out some recipes for an upcoming guest visit and wanted to prepare something yummy for breakfast or brunch.  And foremost, something easy.  I don’t want to be spending my time with them cooking all day.  I like make ahead dishes but we don’t have a whole lot of room to stash pre-made meals. This recipe fits perfectly.  I can make it fresh with little effort with ingredients that I can have on hand.  Some cheese, tomatoes and…

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MAY ROUND-UP

MAY ROUND-UP

My goodness this month went fast!   We’ve been so busy dividing our time amongst getting the boat ready for her spring splash, preparing for guests and tending to getting our new-to-us gardens cleaned up that it’s left little time for anything else. I did take the time though to put together a list of your favourite Galley Kat recipes for the month of May. Simply click on the caption of each image for the recipe link. First way at…

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