My daughter invited us to dine with her a while ago and made the most delicious vegetarian meal.  The flavours for such a simple dish were so intense served with a side of fluffy rice and a few squares of crispy salty paneer, I just had to do a repeat performance for the two of us.  My husband, a meat lover, was amazed that a […]

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By now you know that I’m not a big fan of commercially prepared mixes and whenever I can I make my own. My Mississippi Roast recipe called for Ranch Dressing mix so I substituted the following… (I liked Gimme Some Oven‘s recipe the best)   RANCH DRESSING MIX 1/3 cup buttermilk powder 2 tbsp dried parsley 1-1/2 tsp dried dill 2 tsp onion powder 2 […]

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Cooking poultry parts instead of the whole bird just makes so much sense to me. It takes much less time to prepare and cook which means a lot less stress for this Galley Kat. …plus on the boat it would be logistically impossible. According to the Bitten Word a big trend in Thanksgiving turkey this year is towards exotic global flavours so thought I would […]

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On our way to the boat the other day we stopped by to visit our fur-grand-babies… for a little litter box clean up, some fresh food, and filtered (?) water … (Captain felt the girls should have filtered water) …and for our efforts the fur-babies left us a little treat… …my first tin of Les Soeurs en Vrac… how thoughtful – R.E.D. Hot Sea Salt… […]

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I’ve heard so much about Old Bay Seasoning but I have yet to find it where we live so… thought I’d make my own version… Now, since I have no idea what Old Bay seasoning tastes like, I can’t say if this is similar or not but it makes a very tasty rub for fish, chicken, pork or beef… I call it R.E.D. Seasoning… R.E.D. […]

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MSG and I don’t get along very well, so whenever I can I avoid packaged things. Taco Seasoning Mix 1 tablespoon Cornstarch 2 teaspoons Chili powder 1 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon Paprika 1 teaspoon Sugar 3/4 teaspoon MSG free chicken bouillon powder 1/2 teaspoon Onion powder 1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Make 1 serving

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