Interior

Interior crew key to yacht’s image

Interior crew are the front line of boat shows. Here are a few tips to great guest interactions that just might help sell that yacht. Treat everyone in the same…

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Ridiculously Simple French Dip Sandwich

It’s been awhile since I’ve cooked something in the slow cooker, so on a recent trip to the Bahamas, I thought that French Dip sandwiches would be a terrific meal.…

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Roasted beet, marinated chanterelles and citrus salad

My wife and I have traveled Southeast Asia for the past two months. While we have fallen in love with the cuisine and it surely has inspired my cooking (recipes…

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Bring outdoors in with salt; uses, varieties are immense as the seas

I opened my galley cupboard yesterday and saw jars of English Maldon, French sel, Kosher salt, pink Hawaiian, rock salt, some regular table salt, and a few other fancy sea…

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Plan, enlist mates, step back before feeding crew family

Imagine being a single parent who works in a restaurant, cooking all day, and then going home to cook for a family waiting and hungry. If that seems familiar, it…

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Out damned spot! Move fast, but know the way to stain removal

Professional yacht stew have all tried to remove red wine stains from clothing, napkins or carpet. Red wine is, after all, the beverage of choice on many yachts, often served…

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Pumpkin Spice Mini-Cakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

One of my yacht owners also owns a professional minor baseball team in Sioux City, Iowa. As a fan, I traveled to Sioux City in September to cheer on the…

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Spice-roasted Butternut, Chicken and Goat Cheese Salad

Summer time. Let’s be honest; it’s brutal. The boys dropping toys every other minute. The girls running up and down stairs from hot tub to aft deck. Regardless of position,…

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Giving back gives crew a sense of community, even when at sea

One of the things I love most about being land-based now after 20 years at sea is the opportunity to get involved in my community. When I worked on yachts,…

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Cranberry braised beef short rib

I am not sure what is more rewarding, eating this dish or creating it. By braising the meat with cranberries, the natural sweetness of the short rib is enhanced and…

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