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Crew Mess: Grilled steak and orzotto

I like ponzu. OK, there, I said it. I not only like it served with tuna tataki and Asian dumplings, but I also like to dip my sushi rolls in…

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Change up old dishes a bit at a time

Please tell me the boss did not just request boneless stuffed chicken again for dinner. Why is it that we fall into cooking the same old tired meals week after…

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Top Shelf: Vanilla bean and Greek yogurt panna cotta

To me, a meal has to be balanced, that feeling you get after having enjoyed a complex meal of many flavors and being perfectly satisfied. Even though you’ve eaten well,…

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Yachts in business of service work

Economists worldwide divide the products of economic activity into two categories: goods and services. In a nutshell, some industries produce goods (tangible objects) such as groceries, jewelry, shoes and yachts.…

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Keeping immune system health

As yacht crew, we often grab food on the go because we can’t always sit down to a balanced meal. The problem with that is that what we eat directly…

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New York Strip with a Mixed Melon Salad

New York Strip with a Mixed Melon Salad This will always be a favorite dish of mine, to either cook or eat. I love the simple elegance I get from…

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Blueprint for success with the crew

Yacht crew come and go, and some of them are a dream to work with. But others generate a slightly prickly situation. It takes all kinds, doesn’t it? When I…

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Food poisoning and accidents reduced with care

When we think of accidents on yachts, we think of major incidents such as a hatch falling and crushing someone’s fingers, a watertight door closing on a crew member’s leg,…

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Keenan publishes The Yacht Service Bible

Yacht stew Alene Keenan announced the publication of her ebook, “The Yacht Service Bible: The Service Manual for Every Yacht.” Founder and CEO of Yacht Stew Solutions, Keenan compiled her…

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The Crew Mess: Ginger-Lime Stir Fry recipe

Recently, I was at my butcher and saw on sale something called “boneless sirloin flap steak.” The unflatteringly named cut is similar to skirt and flank in that it comes…

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