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ADDICTIVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS with BACON and DATES

ADDICTIVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS with BACON and DATES

Did you ever think you would see ’addictive’ and ‘Brussels sprouts’ coupled together.  Well, this might just be the recipe to tip all those sprout haters into sprout lovers.  Savoury and sweet all in the same dish with a little added crunch of charred Brussels sprouts, it makes the perfect side dish.  But today was to be one of our meatless days and I wanted this to be the main event so I added some crumbled bacon and quickly seared…

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EASY KOREAN-STYLE CHICKEN and BROCCOLI

EASY KOREAN-STYLE CHICKEN and BROCCOLI

Hi there my Galley Peeps.  I’m so glad you dropped by for a visit today.   I’m cooking up a delicious Korean meal for you.  Some very intense spice going on here but it’s all balanced nicely with crunchy cucumber pickles, steamed broccoli, a pile of fluffy basmati rice (I used the brown version this time) all nestled beside some tasty sautéed ground chicken. The Korean spice isn’t really over the top and you can add or subtract the amount…

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HADDOCK MILANESE with DEVILED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

HADDOCK MILANESE with DEVILED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

I’m back!  Did you miss me?  I’ve been so involved with my new project (details to come soon I promise) that I almost forgot about my Galley Peeps.  So sorry. I promise to be more attentive in the future.  As an apology  I’m offering a very easy and super tasty meal for you.  A two for one. The warm Brussels sprout salad could easily be a stand alone.   The crispy salty crunch of the charred sprouts leaves kept me…

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POTATO BROCCOLI CAKES

POTATO BROCCOLI CAKES

Broccoli, broccoli and more broccoli!  My world and garden are over flowing with broccoli! I’ve been working on another recipe for you using…wait for it….broccoli.  Did you try my last recipe for chicken and broccoli balls made in my little Omnia stove top oven?  Well, head on over to that recipe right here: Broccoli Chicken Balls. This time I’m using up some leftover mashed potatoes.  No leftover potatoes? Well it may be worth your time to boil up some taters,…

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QUICK CHICKEN MASALA with CAULIFLOWER RICE

QUICK CHICKEN MASALA with CAULIFLOWER RICE

I’m trying out some more low carb recipes this week and am loving this easy cauliflower rice.  You grind it in a food processor or use a hand grater, fry it up in a little oil and season.  Francois said that when he closed his eyes and tasted it, was almost like eating real rice.  One whole cauliflower is more than enough for the two of us so guess what? It freezes really well.  I put the extra into a…

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EAST COAST HODGE PODGE with SEAFOOD

EAST COAST HODGE PODGE with SEAFOOD

How can you resist all the fresh produce these days?  I certainly couldn’t on a recent trip to our local farmers’ market.  A big bunch of carrots, new potatoes, fresh green and yellow beans, some shelled peas made the base of one of my favourite East Coast dishes.   Hodge Podge is a sort of soup, sort of stew depending if you make it thickened or more milky (my recipe for basic hodge podge here)   Tonight though, I went…

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GRILLED CARROT DOGS

GRILLED CARROT DOGS

Today’s recipe is a little weird, even for me.  I’m not vegetarian and certainly not vegan.  I do like meat from time to time and now that we are living on the east coast am loving the abundance of fresh fish and seafood sometimes literally at our back door. But I’m really intrigued by some nutirent-rich plant-based dishes.  I feel it’s good to learn more about how other healthy people prepare their meals and about the ingredient selection they make….

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FRESH TOMATO and PASTA CAPRESE SALAD

FRESH TOMATO and PASTA CAPRESE SALAD

I can’t get enough of fresh market tomatoes.  Ripe plump so juicy and sweet they make the perfect back drop to any summer meal. Tonight I made this super delicious salad alla caprese style but with the addition of pasta.  Any pasta will do but fettuccini  was what I had on hand (broken into 2-3″ bits to make eating easier). This one is not too dissimilar to my Ultimate Tomato Salad  but the addition of pasta gives it a whole meal step…

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CHEESY SPINACH STUFFED MUSHROOMS

CHEESY SPINACH STUFFED MUSHROOMS

Want an easy side dish for your supper tonight? These stuffed mushrooms were super simple to throw together and very tasty . I can even see them made with smaller mushrooms served as an appetizer.   I made six for the two of us but the filling could easily have been enough for eight mushrooms.  I really over filled them.     I spiced up the filling with some dried chilis but other seasoning could have been added.  Try tarragon,…

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CAPTAIN COOKS WARM POTATO and ZUCCHINI SALAD with SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP

CAPTAIN COOKS WARM POTATO and ZUCCHINI SALAD with SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP

It’s been far too long since I did a Captain Cooks post and what better way to kick off summer than with one of his yummy grilling recipes.  This one is so easy and the best part for she-who-is-in-charge-of-the-galley is there were so few dishes to wash up after…just one serving bowl, our dinner plates, forks and knives.  Oh, and Captain’s wine glass.  Can’t flip without a sip. The quantity of veggies and shrimp depends entirely on your appetite but…

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