PIGGIES in BLANKETS (a Captain Cooks creation)

He’s back! again… I am so loving all of this company in my land galley lately.  This time my guy offered to make us his special Pigs in a Blanket.  Some sharp cheddar, weiner wraps (found in your dairy section) and this time he thought we should use meat from our fave local butcher. Cavicchi’s makes the best sausage bites, little meatballs, gluten free with […]

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Corn muffins are one of the most versatile and super easy treats to cook in my tiny galley.  When provisioning, I make up several individual food baggies of the dry ingredients with directions for throwing them together written on the outside. They’re very moist yet dense, just a touch of sweetness and the added cheddar gives that extra punch of protein. I love making them […]

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Our leisurely morning breakfast turned into a flavour explosion today. Try this next time you have a craving for fried eggs. Instead of butter or cooking oil to lubribate the pan, use grated Parmesan (or any other hard cheese like aged cheddar) as a base. I’ve tried Parm and Cheddar and LOVE them both. The oils from the cheese are released when heated, the egg […]

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  BROCCOLI KALE SALAD 6 slices bacon, cooked until crispy and crumbled 4 cups broccoli florets 1/4 cup chopped onions 1 large tomato, chopped 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 2 cups chopped baby kale 1 cup shredded aged cheddar 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp cider vinegar 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp sea salt Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and salt and set […]

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Of the two Trader Joe’s spreads tried on a recent trip to Rhode Island the Beetroot Hummus was tasty but the Cheddar Horseradish Spread was my fave. …very zingy and cheesy! Here is my attempt to reproduce that yummy cheesy zingy goodness… CHEDDAR HORSERADISH GUINNESS SPREAD 4 cups shredded aged cheddar 8 oz cream cheese or goat cheese 1 tbsp dijon mustard 3 tbsp strong […]

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These little spinach morsels are great for a little happy hour treat or a small pick-up snack any time of day. Kids will love these too (a great way to inject some greens into their diet) SPINACH BITES 1 package of fresh spinach, finely chopped 2 green onions, minced 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup panko crumbs 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup melted butter 1/2 […]

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