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Kyoto Coleslaw

Kyoto Coleslaw

I’ve always had a thing for cabbage, even if I was unaware of my love for coleslaw, it started back when I lived in Singapore. In middle school one of my really good friends, Margaret, lived down the street from me, we’d often hang out […]

English Muffin Bread

English Muffin Bread

Shortly after Jesse and I got married we were hired by Class Afloat, I knew there would be Atlantic crossings in my future so it was time to hunt down recipes and save them for ideas in the near future. At this point in my […]

Pique

Pique

When I returned to the Bounty for my second year aboard I met the ship in Puerto Rico. She had been docked there for the winter and like most boats who don’t plan on sailing during their off season a lot of her rigging was […]

Pork and Mango Empanadas

Pork and Mango Empanadas

Every country has some type of filled food, dumpling, tamale, calzone, pasty or hand pie. No matter what you call them, what they are filled with or how they are shaped this is one of my favorite ways to explore food around the world. I […]

Savory French Toast with Crab Hollandaise

Savory French Toast with Crab Hollandaise

I first made this recipe on a Seafood and Wine Tour on Zodiac a few years ago, it was an idea I had been playing with for some time and this was the perfect opportunity to try it out. I don’t often repeat myself while […]

Caramelized Shallot Orzo Salad

Caramelized Shallot Orzo Salad

If you dream of caramelized onions but need more substance than this is the pasta salad for you, but I refuse to call it pasta salad. In truth I hate pasta salad, well not every pasta salad, but most of them, they are greasy, gloppy […]

Grilled Halibut with Lemon Butter

Grilled Halibut with Lemon Butter

A lot of my recipes start with a little inspiration from several recipes, I mash them together and out comes something of my own creation. This recipe was born two years ago on Zodiac’s Seafood and Wine Tour, the only reason it’s taken me so […]

Pork and Shrimp Gyoza Burger

Pork and Shrimp Gyoza Burger

My favorite part of making dumplings is not in the stuffing and sealing process, but in the making of the filling and well, the eating. This is where you get to be creative and put all the flavors your heart desires into the filling and […]

Fresh Strawberry Pie

Fresh Strawberry Pie

Sun warmed strawberries right out of the garden are the best thing you can put in your mouth all summer, but when there is no garden large enough you sometimes have to turn to the produce aisle. These strawberries tend to need a little help, […]

Phyllo Walnut Granola

Phyllo Walnut Granola

The base of most granolas is oatmeal, it’s crunchy, earthy and has endless flavor possibilities with fun additions from dried fruit to chocolate. The most common way to consume granola is with yoghurt, I prefer thick Greek yoghurt with a drizzle of honey and a […]