RECIPES

Breads & Muffins

  • Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead)

    Happy Halloween! It's that time of year again when Galley Pirates celebrates Día de Muertos, the Mexican ...

  • Rosemary Olive Bread with Cracked Black Pepper

    Normally I would not post a recipe that didn't turn out exactly the way it was intended. But this didn't ...

  • Bowline Pretzels with Pirate Mustard Sauce

    Yes, all you Galley Pirates out there know how to tie a bowline, right? It's just part of being a sailor. ...

  • Stuffing Stuffed Biscuits

    This is a great accompaniment to any Thanksgiving turkey you were not able to stuff traditionally, such ...

  • Breakfasts

  • Maryland Breakfast Arepas

    I know we're all prepping for the holidays but I just can't help getting one more Arepa recipe in! Rewind ...

  • Pork Ranchero Breakfast Arepa

    Arepas are my new addiction so be prepared to see a number of these recipes on Galley Pirates. They ...

  • Waffles with Peaches and Creme

    I have a new gadget that I snuck onboard the boat this weekend. Not exactly sure where I'm going to ...

  • Quickie Quiche

    Ready, set, ...GO! We're going to make this quiche as fast as you would round the first mark of the ...

  • Cookies

  • Christmas Biscotti

    It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Time to deck the decks, set holly in your drip rails, a ...

  • Nanaimo Bars

    These absurdly delicious no-bake, almost fudge like cookie bars originate from a Canadian city on Vancouver ...

  • Lemon Ginger Macaroons

    If you like coconut and occasionally experience URGENT cravings for a fresh, warm, homemade cookie that ...

  • Night Watch Oatmeal Cookies

    No offshore cruise is complete without cookies on night watches. And like any food when you’re pounding ...

  • Desserts

  • Carrot Cake Mini-Bundts

    Mmmmmm...moist carrot cake with cream cheese frosting in a conveniently single-serving-sized (though ...

  • Irish Cream-Glazed Mini-Chocolate Stout Bundt Cakes

    Happy St. Patrick's Day from your Galley Pirates!  We hope you enjoyed yesterday's lamb stew as much ...

  • Satsuma Creole Cream Cheese Pie

    T'was the night before Christmas...or so we claimed, and comported ourselves accordingly!  Having land-obligations ...

  • Almond Pear Tart

    This is not one of those desserts you whip up for a hungry crew after a hard sail. This is best saved ...

  • Drinks

  • Talk Like a Pirate? This Moby Drink Is a Clap o’ Thunder!

    Aye, mateys, you guessed it ... it's Talk Like a Pirate Day! And yer faithful Galley Pirates are giving ...

  • Grilled Peach Bourbon Julep

    I looked it up: a "julep" is a genre of drink -- the most famous but not only of which is the fabled ...

  • Prickly Pear Margaritas

    Now doesn't that just say "yeah...get the blender and some ice baby...it's time for margaritas!"  No, ...

  • The Night Town Cocktail

    Skipper Doug here, filling in for the Galley Pirates.... On SV Night Town, our drinking tastes usually ...

  • Fish & Seafood

  • Blueline Tilefish with Tarragon Beurre Blanc

    This is Lenny Rudow, editor of Spinsheet Publishing's Rudow's FishTalk with his beautiful Blueline Tilefish ...

  • Poor Man’s Lobster

    I've always looked suspiciously at menus with seafood items called "Krab Sticks" and "Imitation Lobster" ...

  • Snakehead Chả Cá Lã Vọng

    What do you do with an invasive species? Eat it! Snakeheads (Frankenfish, or as National Geographic ...

  • Coconut Rice with Fried Plantains and Shrimp

    Happy Friday the 13th, a notoriously unlucky day. I'm hoping it's not so bad for all us Galley Pirates ...

  • Meat

  • Chateaubriand

    Chateaubriand. A quintessential, elegant holiday meal. One you wouldn't necessarily think to make on ...

  • Piñon Crusted Pork Medallions with Avocado Pear Salsa

    True confessions. We dug this recipe out of the Galley Pirates drafts from January 2015! It's not that ...

  • Cinco de Mayo Enchilada Baskets

    Feliz Cinco de Mayo from your Galley Pirates!! Get ready for tomorrow. This holiday only falls on a ...

  • Chiles en Nogada

    Feliz Navidad?  I admit, I've had a poblano binge underway.  But I think the driving force behind ...

  • On the Grill

  • Caveman Caprese

      Yep, still in our open-air galley here in New Orleans, doing as much as we can on the transom ...

  • Chimichurri Steak Tacos

    Galley Pirates Truth Bomb* : we do not make a completely new and different meal every day of our lives.  ...

  • Fresh Lobsters, Two Ways

    Cruisers rave about the San Blas Islands. And I get it. Totally. These are remote islands off the Atlantic ...

  • Heavenly Grilled Pizza

    Today we Galley Pirates are welcoming guest pirate Ann as she walks us through her Italian family's ...

  • Pizza & Flatbreads

  • Bacon and Sweet Potato Galette

      This, my fellow pirates, was EASY and DELICIOUS. Wow...this recipe showed up in the Wall Street ...

  • Heavenly Grilled Pizza

    Today we Galley Pirates are welcoming guest pirate Ann as she walks us through her Italian family's ...

  • The Ultimate Sailboat Galley: Pizza Pi!

    Full disclosure: This is not a Galley Pirates recipe. This is a galley story too cool not to share... ...

  • Manchego Turkey Pizza

      If you're still stuck with left over turkey and you've exhausted every turkey recipe you can ...

  • Poultry

  • Roast Duck with Spiced Orange Bourbon Glaze

    We thought you pirates out there might be tired of the traditional Thanksgiving turkey by now. I know ...

  • Kotopita (Greek Chicken Pie)

    What prompted me to make a full-on Greek meal tonight was not just the unusually dry, mid-70's, Grecian-like ...

  • Fig-Glazed Turkey Breast With Tuscan Beans

    Okay so this might not look like much, but man was it delicious, easy, affordable, versatile, etc.  ...

  • Satsuma Glazed Game Hens

    Merry Southern Christmas, from your Gulf Coast Galley Pirate!  As mentioned a couple of weeks back, ...

  • Pressure Cooking

  • Pork Pozole

    Since we Galley Pirates seem to have a Latin American theme going here, let me throw in my favorite ...

  • Irish Lamb Stew

    I agreed to cover the St. Patrick's Day post this year.  Even though we have a serious cold front coming ...

  • Pressure Cooker Turkey Breast with Cranberry Orange Sauce

    Thanksgiving turkey without an oven?  I don't know if the pilgrims were onto this culinary concept ...

  • Thick as Pea Soup

    By the time you read this my skipper and I should be happily onboard beautiful SV Solitude in USVI, ...

  • Salads

  • Spinach Salad With Apples and Maple Vinaigrette

      This is a short-but-sweet recipe just meant to get the seasonal culinary juices flowing!  I ...

  • Relish That Corn Salad

    At a loss for what to bring to the July 4th dockside party? Forget the potato salad or deviled eggs ...

  • Vietnam-easy Caramel Chicken and Cabbage Salad

    Apologies to those expecting a bright, springtime, Easter-bunny recipe today instead of a "down in the ...

  • Green Tomato Salad With Satsuma Cane Syrup Vinaigrette

    Caught you off guard, didn't we?  You got up and checked your e-mail this morning thinking "it's the ...

  • Sandwiches & One Handers

  • Banh Mi Burritos

    Do you ever have those gastronomical descision-making crises where every single ethnic food category ...

  • Crab Cake Sliders

    With old friends in town, the plan was a late summer day sail on the Chesapeake serving Crab Cake Sliders ...

  • Langostino Rolls

    It's after July 4th...full on summer...and I'm craving Lobster Rolls. Tender sweet morsels of Maine ...

  • Prosciutto & Fig Sandwiches

    Is a sandwich really worthy of a food blog post? Sailors can put any imaginary edibles between two slices ...

  • Sauces

  • Chimichurri Steak Tacos

    Galley Pirates Truth Bomb* : we do not make a completely new and different meal every day of our lives.  ...

  • Asparagus Omelette with Jarlsberg Cheese Sauce

    The sun finally came through today, just in time for USNA Commissioning Week! It's Annapolis' rite ...

  • India Night II – Fresh Naan with Raita

    Continuing on with our India Night recipes we're going to walk you through making fresh Naan, then ...

  • Homemade BBQ Sauce (trust me…it’s worth it…)

    Barbecue sauce and mayonnaise are two things that are SO worth making homemade -- they are entirely ...

  • Sides

  • Ratatouille, His-n-Hers

      The crew of Upward Wing are very compatible; few sources of friction; all maritime marital bliss.  ...

  • Relish That Corn Salad

    At a loss for what to bring to the July 4th dockside party? Forget the potato salad or deviled eggs ...

  • Cauliflower au Gratin

    This is one of my favorite side dishes, based on Ina Garten's Barefoot in Paris recipe. I like to think ...

  • Garlic Truffle Fries

      My skipper just got back to the boat after a cold, wet, "sporty" race on a J22. He needed a nap, ...

  • Snacks & Starters

  • Fig, Sage & Brie Pinwheels

    With Thanksgiving over, all the holiday parties are in full swing from now until January. And you've no ...

  • Eggplanchetta

    Most of my creations start with trying to duplicate something delicious that I ate at a restaurant. ...

  • Thai Laab Moo

    Laab -- or larb on many Americanized menus -- is one of my favorite Thai dishes.  So imagine my surprise ...

  • Cornsicles (or Tamales-on-a-Stick)

    Who knew you could make tamales cute?  Who knew you could make them with shrimp?  This recipe came ...

  • Soups & Stews

  • Cucumber Gazpacho

    A few weeks back we promised you a Cucumber Gazpacho recipe, reminiscent of my meal at La Poste in Panama ...

  • Kale & Quinoa Soup

    This was the celebratory meal we made after crossing the equator into the southern seas heading toward ...

  • Pork Pozole

    Since we Galley Pirates seem to have a Latin American theme going here, let me throw in my favorite ...

  • Asparagus Soup With Lemon and Dill (Asparagolemono)

    Spring has very much sprung here in the South -- beautiful weather with just enough warmth, no humidity, ...

  • Surf & Turf

  • Caveman Caprese

      Yep, still in our open-air galley here in New Orleans, doing as much as we can on the transom ...

  • Shrimp Lardon on Fettuccini

    Lardons, French salt pork similar to bacon or pancetta, are used as a seasoning for braised meat and ...

  • Cajun Singapore Noodles

    So by now you all know Pirate Caroline is spending the first two months of her 2018 lounging about a ...

  • Pan-Pacific Kabobs

    Interesting day today on Galley Pirates!  We were at anchor, making Asian kabobs two ways...but more ...

  • Vegetarian

  • Egg Foo Yong (Plus: How not to grow bean sprouts in your head)

    Galley Pirate Caroline here, and I'm finally pulling my head out of the sand after sailing the first ...

  • Spinach Lasagna Rollups

      Our apologies to all you followers! The recipe picture is no longer appearing in your weekly ...

  • Hot Mushroom & Swiss Sandwiches

    When you can't afford truffles...and you really wouldn't know where to find them even if you could...you ...

  • Gobhi Masala (Indian Cauliflower)

      Top of the list of sailboat friendly vegetables: cauliflower and potatoes. They're durable and can ...