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POTATO CAULIFLOWER CURRY

POTATO CAULIFLOWER CURRY

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 bowl of simple vegetables could be SO good. We had some leftovers so I mashed…

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RANCH DRESSING MIX

RANCH DRESSING MIX

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 tsp dried onion flakes 2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp ground pepper 1 tsp sea…

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MOROCCAN TURKEY BREAST

MOROCCAN TURKEY BREAST

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 give our little feast a North African spin. MOROCCAN TURKEY BREAST 2 tsp ground cumin…

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SEASON for the SEASON

SEASON for the SEASON

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… Now in its assigned place in our little galley. We are so close to being…

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R.E.D. SEASONING

R.E.D. SEASONING

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. SEASONING 2 tablespoons bay leaf powder 1tablespoons ground celery seed 1 tablespoon sea salt 1…

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TACO SEASONING MIX

TACO SEASONING MIX

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