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Recipe for Toasted Zucchini-wrapped Grouper

Roasted Zucchini-wrapped Grouper with lemon, dill, potato and sweet pea salad Charter guests love dining on fresh fish, so a stockpile of like recipes is a definite must. This recipe…

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Top Shelf recipe: Savory cheesecake

Cheesecake is such a loved dessert. Last month’s recipe (white chocolate cheesecake) was dedicated to all those who have a sweet tooth. However, if you are like me and prefer…

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Crew Mess recipe: Pork tenderloin with cranberries and cinnamon

This month’s recipe is a holiday favorite that I picked up while living in the Pacific Northwest. This one-skillet recipe has been one of my favorites for decades. Ingredients: 4…

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Spinach and ricotta roulade

Chasing the summer aboard yachts prohibits us from serving winter-style dishes too often and so we keep pushing the boundaries and creating new flavor combinations suited to the areas we…

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Cinnamon french toast the cheater’s way

Cinnamon French Toast – The Cheater’s Way Ingredients: Ready Dough, from the frozen foods section 1 stick butter, room temperature Ground cinnamon Sugar Flour Tin foil Buttered bread pan Raisins…

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Cut flowers last longest when conditioned first

BOX Homemade floral preservative * 2 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp bleach, 1/4 tsp alum, 1 quart water * 2 tbsp white vinegar, 2 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp bleach, 1 quart…

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All at once and perfect. Timing is key

There is nothing worse for a yacht chef than to have our guests sitting around the table, waiting for their next course. They are waiting, of course, because the elements…

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Recipe is easy for chicken and broccoli casserole

Twenty years ago, I assisted an owner deliver a 47-foot Chris Craft Constellation down the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers to Destin, Fla. In Vicksberg, Miss., I discovered an antebellum rooming…

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Be creative with white chocolate cheesecake

I split the batter in thirds and added to each strawberries, passion fruit and blueberries, then served them all as a cheesecake tasting plate.   White chocolate cheesecake   There…

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Leaders need HELM-style training, licensed or not

With the advent of the HELM leadership course requirements coming into effect, members of the yachting industry are taking notice. As a chief stew, I have seen instances of crew…

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