Entree

One Pot Bean Dinner

One Pot Bean Dinner

This one pot bean dinner is like chili without the chili, meat and beans are the main ingredients with a few other things added for a rich smoky flavor. Maybe you could call it BBQ beans, but it’s not so dark and vinegary, it’s smoky […]

Spätzle

Spätzle

I was really proud of myself when I first officially cooked on Bounty, not just cooking one meal, not filling in for a few days, but really cooking for a length of time. We were in Maine and I was really glad to move into […]

Cauliflower Risotto

Cauliflower Risotto

Winter has arrived once more and its time to dial back my elaborate boat cooking and focus on healthier dishes for myself and the husband. We have a lot of go to things we make that are flexible on their flavors so we don’t get […]

Harissa Salmon

Harissa Salmon

Over the past 4 years I’ve made a ton of salmon, not just Friday night salmon dinner sails, but plenty of private charters select salmon off my catering menu. The first year I ate salmon with enthusiasm, after that I only ate some here or […]

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Part of my endless quest for exciting flavors extends to mac and cheese, as I’ve said before it’s a great canvas for experimenting. Early on in my cooking career I came upon this mash up and quickly made it my own, hot wings meet mac […]

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 […]

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 […]

Herby Vegetable Pita

Herby Vegetable Pita

More and more people are incorporating vegetarian meals into their diets and some cuisines naturally lean in that direction, Mediterranean is one of them. I want to cook more vegetarian meals for the public but I know how some people feel about their meat, it […]