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JEANNE’S MEXICAN LASAGNA (vegetarian/vegan version)

JEANNE’S MEXICAN LASAGNA (vegetarian/vegan version)

This was fun to put together.  We love Mexican cuisine and when I received this recipe from one of my Galley Peeps, Jeanne, I thought it would be the perfect dish to prepare in my Omnia stove top oven. The fact that it is vegetarian made it the perfect fit for our current dining life style.  As Jeanne mentioned in her note to me, you can also make it vegan if you wish by swapping out the cheddar for a…

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TEX MEX RISOTTO

TEX MEX RISOTTO

 Here’s a tasty one for you Galley Peeps.  It was inspired by one of our home delivery plant-based meals.  A simple risotto with a Tex Mex flair. You’ve probably noticed that I’m big on making my own spice mixes.  For one thing, in my tiny galley there’s precious little space for a gazillion spice containers.  And we do love our Mexican type foods so this Tex Mex combo has become a favourite.  We love a little heat too so I…

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ROASTED CORN CHEESE DIP

ROASTED CORN CHEESE DIP

I so do miss our happy hours.  It seems that lately one day melts into the next and half the time the only sure reference of date we have is what month it is….as the conversation goes: what day is it?  I don’t know but I think it’s still September.  Our big move is coming up soon (a reference to our craziness on my other blog here if you are interested) so most days are consumed with making lists and…

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CHICKEN RAVIOLI BAKE

CHICKEN RAVIOLI BAKE

This recipe is one of those zero-stress-company’s-coming kind of dinners.  We have our condo up for sale and in the midst of making sure everything was clean and neat we also were expecting dinner guests, and on top of that we had scheduled three showings back to back just before guests were to arrive.  So I can confirm first hand that this meal was indeed zero-stress-company’s-coming and in spite of everything, was a huge success. Normally I try to have…

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CHICKEN CARNITAS with ROASTED CORN SALSA

CHICKEN CARNITAS with ROASTED CORN SALSA

When I made pork carnitas the other day, we loved it so much that I felt I had to share the joy with my daughter.  Well, even though I said she could  make it with ‘happy pork’ (her words for free range, no hormone etc etc), she politely responded with a firm ‘no thank you’ but couldn’t I make it with happy chicken?.  So thanks to my little darling I can now say with certainty that these are just as…

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TASTY CARNITAS with ROASTED CORN SALSA

TASTY CARNITAS with ROASTED CORN SALSA

When Captain makes a request for something specific from the galley, the Kat does her best to comply.  Francois has been asking for pulled pork anything for some time now so tonight I broke out the pressure cooker to assuage his cravings.  The important thing to remember is that the cut of meat has to be a rather fatty one.  I’ve tried to make pulled pork with tenderloin before and the results were a bit dry.  You can always fudge…

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MEXICAN FRENCH BREAD PIZZA

MEXICAN FRENCH BREAD PIZZA

MEXICAN FRENCH BREAD PIZZA what you will need for eight 6″ pieces 1 French baguette 2 sausages (I used 1 chorizo and 1 spicy Italian) 1 can refried beans 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 cup chopped green onions 1 cup sliced black olives 1 cup shredded mozzarella putting together some easy deliciousness Slice baguette lengthwise then cut into 6″ pieces.  Depending on the length of the baguette it should  give you 8 pieces. Remove sausage from casings and cook breaking…

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EASY STEAK TACOS

EASY STEAK TACOS

  Sometimes the best meals are spontaneous, unplanned and made with onhand supplies. This super simple and really tasty supper was made with ingredients leftover from a recent Happy Hour appetizer (recipe for Steakhouse Bruschetta here) A little grilled steak (coated with my Coffee Cocoa Rub)…   …some  veggies …and Bam! Supper is ready! EASY STEAK TACOS   Print Author: Galley Kat Serves: 6 tortillas Ingredients 1 cup chopped cherry tomatoes 1 avocado, chopped 1 cup chopped cucumber (English or the…

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EASY TACO SALAD

EASY TACO SALAD

In a Mexican frame of mind for dinner today.  I made the beef mixture and quacamole in advance so when it was time to eat, I just reheated the meat, plated the chopped greens and minutes later we were ready to dig in.   EASY TACO SALAD 2 servings what you will need 1 lb lean ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 tbsp cooking oil 3 tbsp taco seasoning (my DIY recipe here) 4 generous cups chopped baby spinach…

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EASY FISH TOSTADAS

EASY FISH TOSTADAS

I’ve been trying to come up with ideas for easy meals that can be made with what we have on hand in the galley. Sort of like tossing my Foodie Dice. It’s a fun way to plan meals and is certainly a creative exercise. From time to time I toss my dice (read all about ‘playing with my food’ here) and from time to time I just wing it. Today I winged it..wung it…(whatever the past tense of the verb…

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