Culinary Waves

Culinary Waves: The perfect Thanksgiving turkey

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Not everyone gets to return to their roots for the holidays, but you can bring your roots to the yacht and turn…

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Culinary Waves: Feeding people gets tricky in power outage

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I flew back to South Florida from the yacht to prep my house for Hurricane Dorian, and while waiting it out with…

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Culinary Waves: Fuel crew with snacks of healthy carbs, protein

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson Crew are always on the go, so to beef up their energy and sustain it throughout the day, I always serve complex…

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Culinary Waves: Garden of recipes grows with vegetable, fruit flours

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson The stews would each take a turn to cook for the crew on a particular charter I did once. The only meal…

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Culinary Waves: The many faces of olive oil

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I recently returned from visiting my family in Italy. I scoured the shelves of tiny trattorias, stores and boutiques in search of…

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Culinary Waves: Travel with your own tools

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth LawtonJohnson I have been on Spartan charter trips when a guest wanted a cake and I didn’t have a basic cake pan – much…

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Culinary Waves: The canapé is in a class of its own

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson To a yacht chef, no dinner party is complete without passed appetizers, from skewers to food shooters, dips and chips, wraps –…

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Culinary Waves: Not much to beef about when it comes to cooking tenderloin

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson In a yachting career that has spanned decades on board various private and charter yachts, I have cooked my fair share of…

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Culinary Waves: Elevate the usual continental buffet to a breakfast of champions

Culinary Waves: by Chef Mary Beth Lawton Johnson I’ve been rethinking the continental breakfast lately. I believe it can be elevated to a healthier morning start than the usual sugar-laden…

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Culinary Waves: Baking underway can be tricky

Valentine’s Day is here! So whip out those flours, muffin tins and cake pans – but wait, the yacht is leaving and now the weather has turned not so nice.…

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