Crew Mess

Crew’s Mess: Wonderful Green Sauce

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler This month’s recipe was to be a nice Pasta Fagiolini dish but I was stymied by the fact that the Winn-Dixie I was shopping…

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Crew’s Mess: Chocolate Marbled Banana Cake

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler Capt. John Wampler (yachtaide.com) has worked on yachts for more than 30 years. His recipes are casual enough for anyone to prepare, especially crew…

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Crew’s Mess: Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Bread

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler This variation on jalapeño poppers works great as a creative party appetizer, a quick meal or a hearty snack. It’s simple to prepare and…

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Crew’s Mess: Chocolate truffle cookies

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler From time to time, I find a conundrum when it comes to epicurean delights. Take, for instance, truffles.  Ask a chef at a fine…

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Crew’s Mess: Brownies with Merlot Glaze

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler It’s unclear exactly when chocolate came on the scene or who invented it. According to Hayes Lavis, cultural arts curator for the Smithsonian’s National Museum…

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Crew’s Mess: Poutine de Poulet

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler Oh, November. In the pastoral world of the North, the cord wood has been stacked by the door. Smoke from a fireplace wafts on…

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Crew’s Mess: Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler Mexico is one of my favorite countries to cruise through. There is a distinction between the Caribbean and Pacific sides of the country –…

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Crew’s Mess: Bacon-wrapped BBQ Onion Bombs

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler Ahh, summer. The smell of fresh-cut grass and two-cycle lawn mowers. The distant crack of a baseball bat. An ice cream truck approaching, with…

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Crew’s Mess: Crockpot Chili Con Carne

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler If there is one recipe that every crew should have in the book, it’s what 17th century Spanish priests in the New World called…

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Crew’s Mess: Guava Duff

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler I have been running yachts throughout the Bahamas for over 35 years. When it comes to regional cuisine, there is nothing better than pigeon…

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