Crew-Life

Something green adds health to your burger

Now you can feel better about eating a burger. If, that is, you top it with a couple slices of avocado.   This tropical fruit is chock-full of nutrients that…

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Choose red-colored food for healthy choice

Red is the color of Valentine’s Day. Instead of treating your sweetie to a box of chocolates, serve him or her one or more healthful red-hued foods. These fruits and…

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Keep food safe: clean, separate, cook and chill

Food is a huge part of any charter. Big meals are also a mainstay of holiday merry-making. Put these two together and it is doubly important to not let carelessness…

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Oh nuts! Add almonds, cashews, pecans, walnuts to your healthy diet.

Tossing back a handful of nuts may seem trivial. However, in this simple act you’re doing yourself one huge health favor. Nuts are one of the most nut-ritious foods in…

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Should you buy organic produce, is it really better?

Demand for organic foods is on the rise. According to a survey of more than 200 registered dietitians by New York City-based Pollock Communications, 94-percent predicted consumers would eat more…

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Myth-information about caffeine and dehydration

Some people think that caffeine is a potent diuretic. True, if you drink a cup of coffee in the morning, you’ll soon be looking for a restroom. Yet, the myth…

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Stirling-Perkins is a blend

Lizabeth Anne Stirling-Perkins is a yacht chef who paints. But she’s also an artist who cooks. There is no separating her from either. As a freelance chef, she has worked…

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Lessons learned. Titanic, no, but a night to remember nonetheless

By Capt. Bruce Gregory Before I begin, let me first say that in spite of the odds against it, I suffered only a few bruises, some sore muscles and a…

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AvMar begins withholding U.S. taxes from foreign crew

By Lucy Chabot Reed Ft. Lauderdale-based AvMar Payroll Services, one of the industry’s largest yacht crew payroll companies, has begun withholding U.S. income taxes from foreign crew while working on…

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Chef-prepared foods are main ingredient of yacht crews’ new business

By Dorie Cox Eten is the name of the new food company recently opened by two former yacht crew. It’s pronounced like the vernacular “eatin'” and references eating in both Belgian…

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