HAMBURGER HELPER MIX

Comfort food in a jar is what F calls this. It was a rather chilly rainy time in the camper.  We had to fire up the heater to take all the humidity from the air it was so damp.  The day was spent mostly indoors….that day I made my Soldier Cookies, remember? Well, I had a little two-cup jar of Hamburger Helper mix that I […]

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LOU’S ROASTED CAULIFLOWER with MUSHROOM SAUCE

I’m getting all fancy with my veggies in the galley today.  Not time consuming fancy.  Nor am I using weird and wonderful ingredients.  But by the time I finished making, then consuming this ultra-delicious dish, it felt very fancified.  I even poured us a glass of crisp white wine to go with to feel extra fancy pants fancy. A lowly head of cauliflower, a package […]

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HADDOCK MILANESE with DEVILED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

I’m back!  Did you miss me?  I’ve been so involved with my new project (details to come soon I promise) that I almost forgot about my Galley Peeps.  So sorry. I promise to be more attentive in the future.  As an apology  I’m offering a very easy and super tasty meal for you.  A two for one. The warm Brussels sprout salad could easily be […]

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EAST COAST HODGE PODGE with SEAFOOD

How can you resist all the fresh produce these days?  I certainly couldn’t on a recent trip to our local farmers’ market.  A big bunch of carrots, new potatoes, fresh green and yellow beans, some shelled peas made the base of one of my favourite East Coast dishes.   Hodge Podge is a sort of soup, sort of stew depending if you make it thickened […]

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CHANKO NABE (Sumo Stew)

Ah, the wonderful holiday season when we share all that the season has to offer….including the dreaded virus.  We returned from our wonderful family travels with hearts full and noses dripping.  Luckily we had provisioned well and menues were planned with easy healthy meals for holiday down time. I had made an extra batch of my Asian meatlballs (Pork meatball recipe link here) and happened […]

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DOWN EAST HODGE PODGE

When colder weather, an abundance of fresh market vegetables, and memories of my eastern Canadian roots collide… Hodge Podge is a cross between a vegetable stew and a rich creamy soup made with a variety and quantity of vegetables of choice… …today’s selection… DOWN EAST HODGE PODGE 12 baby potatoes (more or less) 2 carrots, cut in 1″-2″ slices 1 cups green or yellow beans, […]

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SALT and VINEGAR POTATOES

I love a salt and vinegar combination, especially when it comes to potatoes. Don’t get me going on my past salt and vinegar potato chip binge sessions. But back to the present and a healthier me. Recently I discovered I could get that perfect tangy taste by par-boiling some little taters in vinegar and salt.   …then crisp those taters up a bit in some […]

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EASY ZUCCHINI SPREAD

With all the wonderful produce available in the local markets it’s difficult to choose which to bring onboard. Afterall, I can’t have it all no matter what with limited space and refrigeration This week I chose zucchini. Two large zucchini and a couple of green onions formed the base. Grating them gave me about 4 cups of zucchini. Treating it to a good sprinkling of […]

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EASY JAPANESE PANCAKES

I make these tasty crunchy pancakes often… Vegetarian or with meat added they are an easy fix at home or on the water. (link to my usual recipe for Okonomiyaki ) When we provisioned last we bought a small package of broccoli slaw so instead of all that chopping and julienne-ing I am using them for a quick and easy supper tonight…     EASY […]

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CHEESE FONDUE

First official vacation day… Not the most welcoming weather… chilly, rainy, windy… so instead of grilliing something on the barbecue outside in the cockpit, I decided to fondue… so simple, even when made from scratch… Just add some good bread, crispy veggies, maybe a few slices of pear or apple and you’re good to go. The following is my favourite cheese fondue recipe… (but I […]

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