TEX MEX RISOTTO with bonus TEX MEX SPICE MIX

 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 […]

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BRAZILLIAN COD FISH STEW

Desperately needing some fish.  After all the moving stuff and at times not so healthy eating I really felt like something fresh from the sea.  Afterall we’re now living just a few paces from St-Margaret’s Bay and some of the freshest harvest from the sea so tonight is the night. Some sautéed  veggies… Seasonings and coconut milk… Add the marinated fish… And you’ll be ready […]

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GREEK LAMB STEW (pressure cooker version)

As some of you know we have been homeless for the past few months.  Our condo in Montreal sold and closed the 12th October.  All our wordly possessions were packed into an 8’x8’x16’ POD moving container which is now waiting for delivery this coming week. During the transition of closing in Montreal and closing here in Nova Scotia we have been staying with my daughter, […]

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BAKED GREEK SHRIMP with TOMATOES and FETA

Now that the weather is improving…slowly…but any improvement is welcomed… I’m beginning to make plans for summer boat life.  This means easy quick meals, prepared with simple fresh ingredients. Tonight’s meal was one of those winners…so much so that although I made enough for two servings we both wished we could have gone back for seconds. Onions and lots of garlic sent wafts of intoxicating […]

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PARSLEY GREEN ONION HUMMUS

So versatile when one night you are enjoying a fresh delicious cracker dip… So easy to make and will be a hit at your next docktails gathering. On its own with a cracker or add the crunchy tangy bite of an apple slice. …and the next night transform it into a tasty pasta supper… …add a salad of tomatoes, bocconcini and a fresh crop of […]

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ROASTED PEPPER AND MOZZARELLA SALAD

Want a super easy and SO tasty salad to go with your next grilled supper?  The cool thing is that it can be made with all fresh ingredients: peppers, parsley, garlic.  Or for us folks on boats who don’t always have access to the fresh things, you can use bottled roasted peppers and Gourmet Garden parsley and garlic.  Garlic is very easy to store onboard […]

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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 […]

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ASPARAGUS CORN SALAD

I hope you aren’t getting too bored with my salad recipes yet. Our local markets are filled with wonderfully fresh asparagus, so I’m trying to take advantage of it while I can. ASPARAGUS CORN SALAD 1 bunch asparagus 1 cup corn niblets 1/2 red pepper, chopped 1 handful parsley, chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 […]

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PARSLEY GARLIC COMPOUND BUTTER

I made a couple of baguettes today and just seeing them cooling on the counter all golden and inviting started me craving garlic bread. This should go together very well with something else I’m cooking up for supper today and will make my bread-lovin’ Captain over the top happy to have some freshly baked bread to dive into. Since I seem to be on a […]

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BROAD BEAN and PEA SALAD

A good friend invited us to a neighbouring boat club a fews days ago for their Greek-themed family barbecue night…. So many delicious dishes, one of which was a broad bean salad, and a green pea salad. Now this following salad isn’t like the two above mentioned but with them as an inspiration I created one of my own, keeping to my ‘prepare once eat […]

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