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Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson

Mary Beth Lawton Johnson is a certified executive pastry chef and Chef de Cuisine and has worked on yachts for more than 25 years.

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About Chef Mary Beth LawtonJohnson

Mary Beth Lawton Johnson is a certified executive pastry chef and Chef de Cuisine and has worked on yachts for more than 25 years.

Culinary Waves: More than one way to cook a holiday turkey

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Nothing says holidays like fresh baked or roasted turkey, cranberry, dressing and stuffing. Wait, didn’t we …

Culinary Waves: Mise en place, precision dicing important galley skills

With the boat show season upon us, the time for new crew is perhaps a twinkle in the captain’s eye. In my next few columns, we’ll take a look at some …

Culinary Waves: For best gluten-free baking, stock up on flour-starch blends

Culinary Waves: Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Gluten-free baking is not a one-flour-fits-all endeavor. But do we really have to keep all those different flours …

Culinary Waves: Crew sharing galley doesn’t have to be a recipe for disaster

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I’m in the galley cooking, and in comes the bosun. It’s his duty to cook for the crew tonight. Tied up …

Culinary Waves: Keep food fresh with rotation, labels

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson There are several important concepts for chefs to keep in mind in relation to food rotation. For …

Culinary Waves: Multipurpose tools make most of tight galleys

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Space is so limited on board that finding room to stash one more thing in the galley can be quite daunting. …

Culinary Waves: Choice of fat depends on heat, flavor

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I have used many different kinds of cooking oils on board, from heart-healthy canola oil made from the canola …

Culinary Waves: Dehydration real when busy crew ignore thirst

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson It started with the feeling of being light-headed and dizzy, then progressed to leg cramps. Later that night, …

Culinary Waves: A dose of savory balances out sweet desserts

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I remember when the desserts of the past had all the combined elements that revolved around nothing but sweet, …

Culinary Waves: Chef’s worth on board rests on value as a team player

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Too often the newbie graduate of a culinary program or certification curriculum has the idea they deserve top …

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200 join Triton Networking at Culinary Convenience last night

200 join Triton Networking at Culinary Convenience last night

About 200 yacht captains, chefs, crew and industry professionals enjoyed Triton Networking with a fiesta-themed event at Culinary …

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yachts needed to ferry supplies to St. Thomas from Florida

Yacht Aid Global (YAG) seeks yachts to volunteer to move boxes of supplies to St. Thomas, USVI, from South Florida. YAG coordinates …

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Latest news in the brokerage fleet: Meteor sells, new Couach listed

Yachts sold S/Y Meteor, a 170-foot (52m) Royal Huisman schooner launched in 2007, sold by YPI broker Will Bishop, who represented the …

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

Are you ready if your partner dies suddenly?

By Lisa Samuels As I grow wiser in my life and through my position in the financial services industry, I have had so many conversations …

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