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Top Shelf recipe for Spearmint and Baileys Creme Caramel

Open any classical cookbook and all bets are on that a creme caramel recipe will be presented to you. Classical, however, does not mean forgotten or over the hill. Rather,…

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Avgolemono Greek Chicken Soup with Egg-Lemon Sauce

One of the great things I enjoy about my career has been experiencing cuisine from around the world. In 2002, I delivered a motor yacht from Slovenia to Greece. While…

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Take spring to refresh both yacht and soul

Whenever spring rolls around, I always know it’s time to take stock of my life. It’s the time I start sweeping out the cobwebs, literally and figuratively. The winter’s hectic…

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Spicy pork ragout is a dish made with love

To me, a pasta sauce can only be made with love, time and fresh ingredients. This is why I chose a pasta dish to share in February, the month of…

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Beef Wellington is creative and easy

Release your creative side and show your special someone you love them with this easy seven-ingredient dinner.   Ingredients: 4 tbsp black pepper 2 beef tenderloins, 2 inches thick 2…

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The reality of yacht chef rotations

How does three on, three off sound? Appealing, right? To think you could work three weeks or even three months straight, then get a month or three off certainly sounds…

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Rolling with the punches

Everyone in yachting gets criticized at some point. You can’t be in this profession — or any other for that matter — and not encounter it. Most often, it’s crew…

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Conflict onboard can be conquered

With the approach of Valentine’s Day, many people take time to recognize and acknowledge the people we know and love. Not everyone feels all warm and fuzzy about this, but…

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Do not take micromanagement personally

Interior crew should make this their New Year’s Resolution No. 1: Resolve not to take micromanagement personally. When you are a new crew member, it may seem like your boss…

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Recipe for Strawberry Guava Scones

Strawberry Guava Scones   When I first started my career in yachting, I was a sailing instructor in Seattle. I would embark up to six students on 40-foot sailboats for…

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