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PRESSURE COOKER TOMATO PASTA with TUNA & CAPERS

PRESSURE COOKER TOMATO PASTA with TUNA & CAPERS

Here I go again with the cold weather food, but I am really excited to find out just what this pretty little appliance is capable of… I am also trying to compile a data base of healthy tastey meals with minimal ingredients that require no refrigeration, as these make for good back-up options should we be away from fresh markets for periods of time.   Tomato Pasta with Tuna & Capers 2 garlic cloves, sliced 2 tbsp olive oil 15…

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APRICOT BROWN RICE PUDDING

APRICOT BROWN RICE PUDDING

This past summer I used to bring quantites of cooked brown rice and other cooked grains onboard. I kept them refrigerated in 2-cup sized food bags for a quick easy addition to supper after a long day of sailing. Someday it may be useful to have a Pressure Cooker onboard for longer trips (oh the evergrowing list of galley ‘necessities’) This is another example of the benefits of cook-once-eat-twice …a bit of effort the first time – very little for…

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PASTA PUTTANESCA

PASTA PUTTANESCA

Made mostly with ingredients on hand this is one easy quick flavourful dish. One of the many things I miss having a good fresh supply of is basil but I recently found a reasonable preserved substitute from Gourmet Garden. The aroma is intoxicating. Easy Pasta Puttanesca 12 ounces linguine 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 cloves garlic thinly sliced 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons capers drained 1/2 cup roughly chopped kalamata olives 1 28- ounce can…

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LATIN SHRIMP SCAMPI w/ VERMICELLI NOODLES

LATIN SHRIMP SCAMPI w/ VERMICELLI NOODLES

Being able to throw a meal together in a few minutes, one that also has great flavour is my preferred way of cooking. This is one of those recipes… easy… packed full of deliciousness… quick… and it could be made in the most modest galley…       Latin Shrimp Scampi with Vermicelli Noodles 2 servings   2 tablespoons of chopped garlic 1 tablespoon of chopped shallots 8 ounces of peeled and deveined shrimp (I used 8 jumbo Tiger Shrimp)…

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