Interior

Try Mustard-glazed Chicken for a flavorful, inexpensive dish

Yacht owners often ask me where I come up with my recipes. Some are picked up on my travels around the world, and some are more domestic in nature. I…

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First rule of cooking with wine: Make sure you like to drink it

The whole idea of cooking a really great dish is to build a flavor profile, one that the guests onboard will love. Chefs know how to create layer upon layer…

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Honeyed Coconut Peach Cobbler with a Thyme Biscuit Crust

This recipe goes out to the chefs cruising U.S waters this summer. Chances are there are plenty of peaches in the supermarket when you go provision, so when life gives…

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Summertime means apple pie

Nothing says America better than baseball, hot dogs and apple pie. The apple pie (or tort) dates back centuries and was brought to the New World by immigrant English, Swedes…

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Pour some sugar on me baby, but not artificial flavors

I bet if you went into your baking cupboard onboard, you would find a number of different sugars. We stock several kinds because recipes call for different ones. We have…

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Work with chef to make mealtimes stress and drama free

On a yacht, most of the activity and memories for guests are centered around food and mealtimes, so it’s no wonder that those moments can be the most stressful for…

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Prepare for the summer with kids onboard

Summer is here and that means the summer charter season is at hand. Kids and summer are synonymous, and the yachting world sees lot of kids from June to August.…

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Memories surface with Cowboy Stew

Every once in a while, I get an assignment that makes me say, “what the …?” I received a call last week from the vice president of marketing of Sea…

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Top Shelf recipe: Breakfast for dinner

Sweet pea, dill egg white and goat cheese frittata-filled potato rosti loaf I grew up with a working mom. Correction: I grew up with a magician, a woman who made…

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Experience, comparisons, benefits weigh in salary talks

The interview went well and the captain has made a job offer. What remains is to agree on a salary. Is the offered salary acceptable? It’s a tough question to…

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