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THE BOOZY REINDEER

THE BOOZY REINDEER

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the kitchen, Galley Kat used the vodka but only a smidgen. OK so I may not be hired to write for greeting cards. We’ve reached the cocooning phase of the holidays when candles are lit and the oven is fired up to the max to cook a tasty pizza. We made this terra cotta heater a couple of years ago for the boat but I’m still hesitant to bring something so breakable…

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THE FORCE COCKTAIL: Enjoy This You Will

THE FORCE COCKTAIL: Enjoy This You Will

Inspired by a recipe made with Barrow’s Intense Ginger Liqueur, I decided to make my own very easy version of ginger liqueur, partly because the recipe looked really refreshing, partly because I love the taste of ginger in Asian inspired cooking, and partly because on a boat when it’s rockin’ and rollin’ a little sip of something ginger can help to alleviate seasickness. The addition of vodka is optional of course, especially if the syrup will be used as a…

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BULLSHOTS R.E.D. STYLE

BULLSHOTS R.E.D. STYLE

Chilly nights call for warming drinks. According to mixologists a Bullshot is typically made with spiced up beef broth and vodka. I however decided we needed another serving of vegetables tonight (potato-based vodka doesn’t count) so added tomato juice as well. More like a warming Bloody Mary. This is also wonderfully satisfying without the vodka. BULLSHOTS R.E.D. STYLE (makes about 48 oz) 20 oz of beef broth 20 oz tomato juice 3 tbsp horseradish 10 dashes of tobasco sauce 10…

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MIGHTY SPICY BAERSAR

MIGHTY SPICY BAERSAR

Sometimes all of this cold frosty and very icey weather calls for a spicy and hearty cocktail. We have beer on hand… We have a small bottle of Clamato juice… and the rest of the ingredients for this tasty drink, a lighter version of my Blood Thirsty Caesar Shrimp Shooters (recipe here), are staples in our galley…land or water-based.   MIGHTY SPICY BAERSAR 2 servings 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice 1 tbsp sriracha 1…

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R.E.D. MULE

R.E.D. MULE

My future son-in-law recently made us a very refreshing cocktail: Moscow Mule (a certain combination of Ginger Beer, vodka and lemon) While provisioning the other day we came across Spruce Beer and thought why not? ..very much a different but still very pleasant taste from Ginger Beer… R.E.D. MULE 2 oz premium vodka 1 oz fresh lemon juice 4 oz chilled spruce beer lemon slice to garnish Serve with ice (if you are lucky enough to have ice onboard)  …

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