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2018 RECIPE REVIEW

2018 RECIPE REVIEW

My Happy New Year greeting is a little late, I know.  Stuff seems to always get in the way and before I realize it another month has passed.  I have been busy though, trying very hard to keep my resolutions and am proud of what has been achieved so far.  Decluttering with minimalizing my possessions and consistent exercising tops the list…which is probably why blogging and recipe development have been pushed aside. Curious about how the year went as far…

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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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FISH TACOS with CABBAGE SLAW

FISH TACOS with CABBAGE SLAW

Adding to my recent keep-it-local kick, I ordered ten pounds of fresh haddock from a local fisherman.  Ten pounds is a lot of fish, I’ve found out.  I vacuum sealed sixteen portions to freeze for future meals.  Sixteen!  Hardly a practice I’d undertake on our small boat for sure, but oh how delicious and what a treat for me to be able to dig into our freezer…sixteen times! This recipe for fish tacos though is very do-able in any small…

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GENIUS NO COOK PASTA SAUCE

GENIUS NO COOK PASTA SAUCE

I’ve been heavy into easy cooking lately.  Now that we are back on the water I have absolutely no interest in complicated.  Some grilled meat or fish and a fresh salad is about as complex as it gets.  I came across this next recipe and it is just the best idea I’ve seen in a long while.  Made soley with tomatoes and butter and the best part…no cooking. The coolest part is I can make up a batch, pack it…

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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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SHEPHERD’S PIE POUTINE with BEER GRAVY

SHEPHERD’S PIE POUTINE with BEER GRAVY

Now before you go all judgey on me and say that real poutine is fries, gravy and cheese curd…period!, I happen to know after living almost twenty years in Frenchland (Quebec) , there are many ways to skin a poutine.  A gazillion ways! For me, this whole poutine thing started two years ago when we sailed our boat R.E.D. to the Gaspe area of the Saint Lawrence River from Montreal (sailingred).  One of our most memorable stops was Tadoussac where…

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APRICOT GINGER BARBECUE SAUCE

APRICOT GINGER BARBECUE SAUCE

What to do when you’re moving and want to clear out some cupboards.  You make barbecue sauce. I had one jar of unopened apricot preserves, 4 lonely garlic cloves, and 2″ length of fresh ginger and some golden corn syrup (which I never use any more but has been hanging around forever because unpasteurized honey is now my go to sweetener of choice). A few tablespoons of soya sauce were left in my Bragg Aminos bottle and a slurp of…

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DECONSTRUCTED EGG ROLLS with SWEET and SOUR SAUCE

DECONSTRUCTED EGG ROLLS with SWEET and SOUR SAUCE

More and more I’m appreciating the beauty of using my pressure cooker.  A little sauté time and one minute under pressure and bang we were ready to eat.  In fact, it took less time than making the sweet and sour sauce and that took just five minutes. I kept half the cabbage slaw to add after pressure to give a little extra crunch to the mixture. We do love egg rolls but that we could enjoy these minus the extra…

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SALISBURY STEAK (SLOW COOKER)

SALISBURY STEAK (SLOW COOKER)

This was one of those ‘show stopper’ dinners.  Not at all a gourmet-ish type of meal, made with lowly ground beef and a simple gravy, yet somehow when we sat down to dine and took that first bite….wow!  The flavour of the gravy was amazing, the beef patties were surprisingly tender and that I had walked away four hours earlier to do other things made it such a treat. Instead of using a packaged gravy mix, I made my own….

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GRILLED SALMON with AVOCADO SALSA

GRILLED SALMON with AVOCADO SALSA

Tonight we felt like eating something that felt clean, something easy. This was one of those winning combination meals when with a little planning I could put this delicious dinner together using only one burner (boat galley in mind of course).  The potatoes went on first (recipe for my stove top method here) Then, while the potatoes cooked, I prepared the rub and massaged the salmon to be set aside for about for 20 minutes. Then I chop chopped the salsa…

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