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CHICKEN MARABELLA (pressure cooker version)

CHICKEN MARABELLA (pressure cooker version)

Chicken Marabella is a delicious dish. Served hot or cold it’s that perfect ‘company’s coming meal’.  So full of rich flavours but the ‘real’ recipe does take some time to put together.  You can read a little about its origins here.  I thought why not see if I could capture the same wonderful taste using a pressure cooker. Success! Imagine this much richness in just 10 minutes of cooking time. Each juicy morsel of chicken tasted as though it had…

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SPAGHETTI SQUASH AGLIO e OLIO with SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP

SPAGHETTI SQUASH AGLIO e OLIO with SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP

In keeping with our Whole30 reset, I made a typical pasta dish for tonight’s dinner using spaghetti squash to replace the ‘forbidden for now’ grain,  and since spaghetti squash is rather bland on its own, I spiced it up with some very zesty grilled shrimp and lots of garlic. I also omitted the Parmesan as per Whole30 regs but it would have added another layer of flavour.  Another thing I learned about spaghetti squash is that to get the longest…

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SLOW COOKER TURKEY & STUFFING

SLOW COOKER TURKEY & STUFFING

Even though we are now land-based for the next several months, I still try my best to keep our meals simple to make and economical.  This past boating season I found my combo pressure/steamer/slowcooker to be invaluable.  It does mean that we have to be plugged into shore power or use the generator but the meals that it can produce make onboard life so much easier.  The same applies to being back in our ‘dirt’ galley – dump (literally)  all…

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HALIFAX DONAIR

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 I had just taken my Donair meat out of the oven. ‘What’s a donair? Never…

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