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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 

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