GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES with CHOCOLATE BALSAMIC VINEGAR PAN-ROASTED CHERRIES

I’ve been given some home work. Our dear friends recently gifted me with a bottle of Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar. …the same friends who challenged me with that wonderful elixir Blood Orange Vinegar. I had a lot of fun with that, metering it out spoonful by precious spoonful. Here are a couple of my simple creations… Bacon Braised Cabbage Fried Eggs with Vinegar Reduction Now I’ve […]

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CAPRESE SANDWICH WRAP

If you are looking for a delicious, easy and elegant lunch treat, this one is for you… CAPRESE SANDWICH 4 servings 4 flour tortillas 2 tomatoes sliced 1 ball of fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/2 avocado, slices 2 couple of handfuls of arugula good quality EVOO balsamic vinegar (see Galley Kat Note below) Sea salt and pepper to taste Gather all your ingredients together. On your […]

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HALIFAX DONAIR

I came across a social media discussion about donairs the other day, which in turn led me down a rabbit hole of wonder and confusion. The first thing I learned was that not everyone knows what a donair is. A recent call from a Montreal friend greeted me with: ‘Hey there Sea Salt Galley Kat. What have you been up to?’ I told her that […]

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CHICKEN AVOCADO GRILLED CHEESE

Me again proselytizing about ‘cooking once eating many times’. Last time we conversed it was all about making lots of chick peas in your pressure cooker. …Same tack…different ingredient: Chicken or whatever meat turns your winch, grilled one night with enough leftovers that can be used for so many other delicious meal for the following few days. (4 chicken breasts = 1 main meal for […]

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GREEK QUESADILLAS with TSATZIKI

How about a little Mexican-Greek fusion for supper tonight? Here is something I brought onboard this summer that I didn’t use…. Canned spinach is kind of gross (in my humble opinion). ….but when I was provisioning this summer, I thought that it might come in handy should we have nothing leafy green or veggie and couldn’t or didn’t want to tramp through a little village […]

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QUICK TUNA MELTS

This is one of our favourites and now that I have found a very good bread option, I will definitely be adding it to my galley repertoire…. QUICK TUNA MELT makes10-12 melts Boston Brown Bread, sliced (recipe here) 1 tin tuna 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1 small jalapeno, chopped 1/4 cup sliced black olives 2-3 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tbsp Gourmet Garden chili paste tomato slices several […]

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CHICKEN PITA SANDWICH with CUCUMBER TOMATO CHICKPEA SALAD

Most of my more recent recipes have been in the ‘comfort food’ category, but I guess in fairness to our current -42 ° C winter conditons, who could blame me. But those freshly made stove top pitas are calling to me. I’m thinking leftover grilled chicken sandwich with a fresh salad. Cucumber Tomato Chick Pea Salad 1 cup chopped tomatoes (a variety of types & […]

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CRANBERRY PECAN CHICKPEA SALAD SANDWICH

  Sometimes we like to have a simple sandwich and soup for supper, and because we are also cutting back on animal protein, I have been compiling quite a good collection of vegetarian recipes. The following was what I prepared for our ‘meatless Monday’ meal this week…     Cranberry Walnut Chickpea Salad Sandwich 1 cans (15oz) garbanzo beans (chickpeas) drained and rinsed 1/2 celery […]

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