RECIPES

Breads & Muffins

  • Scones with Blueberries and Preserved Lemon

    So what is a pirate to do when they wake up craving scones but the New Orleans weather is more Panama ...

  • 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 ...

  • Super Easy Beer Bread

    So I was troubled as I sat down to type up this post...this bread is so BLAH looking, the ingredients ...

  • Melanie’s Irish Soda Bread

    One of the highlights of working at Chesapeake Bay Magazine years ago, was Melanie's wonderful daily ...

  • Breakfasts

  • Green Eggs and Ham

      I am Sam. Sam I am. Do you like Green Eggs and Ham? So these eggs aren't really green. But they ...

  • Biscuits and Sausage Gravy

      Quickest but most satisfying and hearty breakfast ever, particularly if you go with bake-and-serve ...

  • Blackberry Almond Pancakes with Almond Butter Creme

    This is a Galley Pirates exclusive that you'll soon see on restaurant menus around the world. Yeah. ...

  • Soft Shelled Crab Benediction

    This seasonal Chesapeake breakfast is a trifecta of not-so-easy culinary skills: perfectly poached eggs, sautéd ...

  • Cookies

  • Night Watch Oatmeal Cookies

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

  • Pirate’s Pumpkin Spice Cookies

    ARRRRRR...'TIS ALL HALLOWS' EVE! If ye manage to escape the ghouls and goblins, might I recommend a ...

  • Puppy Paws

    Are these not the cutest thing ever?!? Okay, you're right...THIS is the cutest thing ever.  But in ...

  • Ahhh….Ginger

    We once had a crew member, affectionately known an Pauly, join us in Nantucket for a trip south to Annapolis. ...

  • Desserts

  • Strawberries Steeped With Basil and Pepper

    This is a VERY simple, and light, but delicious dressing-up for the season's best berries.  Having ...

  • Bananas Foster Bread Pudding

    Bananas Foster...there aren't many more dramatic, glamorously celebratory desserts.  A tropical, rich ...

  • Cranberry Apple Pie with Rum Sauce

    Is there any way to make an apple pie that's better than your grandma's? Absolutely. Add cranberries ...

  • Mediterranean Yogurt Cake

    As I'm staring out brass portholes and smelling a hint of diesel fumes and holding tank, I imagine ...

  • Drinks

  • The Night Town Cocktail

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

  • Creepy Cocktails

    It's that time of year when we adults can turn ourselves into crazed adolescents without for a moment ...

  • Cucumber Mojito

    On a balmy summer day, there simply is no more refreshing drink than this.  So with our Shrimp-Off ...

  • The Classic Mint Julep

    Racing in just an hour before the horses enter their gates, Galley Pirates offers up the Classic Mint ...

  • Fish & Seafood

  • Seared Scallops with Herbed Linguini

    A perfectly seared scallop has always been a challenge for me. You too? No matter how much I think the ...

  • Calamari (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

    Headed south from Baltimore, it was a beautiful, but unfortunately, no-breeze kind of a day. Engine ...

  • Crawfish Pies on Da Bayoh

    Jamba-LIE, Crawfish Pie, Me-Oh My-Oh...Son of a gun, Gon' have big fun, on da bay-oh!  Sing it with ...

  • Asian Shrimp

    Galley Pirates are taking you back to the USVI for one last meal aboard SV Solitude. The Food Center ...

  • Meat

  • Empanadas the Easy Way

    This weekend Upward Wing had a nautical stay-cation. Let's just posit that Swan did not craft its bluewater ...

  • Bourbon-Glazed Ham and Collards

    Happy Easter Sunday, fellow-scallywags!  Religious predilections aside, I feel that Easter -- like ...

  • Seared Filets with Gorgonzola Mushroom Sauce

    The photo shown in this email alert is not food, you notice. You get enough food shots from us every ...

  • Caribbean Curried Goat

    We're at the St. Thomas food market, USVI, and lo 'n behold there is a SPECIAL on goat meat! Well ...

  • On the Grill

  • Heavenly Grilled Pizza

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

  • Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers

    Ahoy hungry scallywags!  If ye all have been following Galley Pirates since its start years ago, you ...

  • Pan-Pacific Kabobs

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

  • Greek Lamb Chops

    Captain Peter and I haven't made it across the Atlantic yet to cruise the coasts of Greece and Turkey, ...

  • Pizza & Flatbreads

  • 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 ...

  • Feta & Sun Dried Tomato White Pizza

    It's Galley Pirates' pizza week! This is a beautiful, pungent and garlicky white pizza. Or by today's ...

  • Poultry

  • Kuku Paka – East African Chicken

      This is an East African dish with Indian origins. Not surprisingly as the Indian culture permeates ...

  • Chicken with Poblano Cilantro Cream

    It happens the first week of every January. The holidays are over and I'm craving Mexican food. I find ...

  • Perfectly Spatchcocked

    I was recently at a party where someone asked me "What is the benefit to...what is it you call...where ...

  • Turkey Drumsticks with Bourbon-Honey Mustard Sauce

    I never get to eat the turkey drumsticks at Thanksgiving. They are always on others' plates by the ...

  • Pressure Cooking

  • Thick as Pea Soup

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

  • Pork Tamales in Banana Leaves

    We have pressure cooker madness onboard our sailing vessel today.  Nothing illegal or sinister about ...

  • Braised Roast Beef

    If you're needed more in the cockpit than you are in the galley, here's a versatile recipe that can ...

  • Pressure Cooker Moroccan Chicken

    I have to admit, I’ve been a little intimidated about using my pressure cooker. I was so gun-ho when ...

  • Salads

  • Watermelon Salad

    'Tis that time of year, no?  HOT.  But good summer fruits are ridiculously plentiful and cheap.  ...

  • BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad

    So if you had grilled chicken with homemade BBQ sauce and maque choux sometime in the past few nights, ...

  • Just Beet It Salad

    Beets...as any root veggies like carrots, parsnips and potatoes...are some of the best vegetables to ...

  • Strawberry Arugula Salad

    Nothing says spring like a strawberry salad with refreshing cucumbers and arugula. And although we're ...

  • Sandwiches & One Handers

  • Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

    Guys, you can skip to the next paragraph: Skipper informs me we're having some Brits on board for a ...

  • Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers

    Ahoy hungry scallywags!  If ye all have been following Galley Pirates since its start years ago, you ...

  • Soft Shelled Crab Sandwiches

    I had been working myself up for this weekend since December. I found out my long lost second cousin ...

  • 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 ...

  • Sauces

  • 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 ...

  • Shrimp Remoulade

    This luscious sauce comes from Peter's family, and is a vegetable-rich take on what is sometimes a creamier ...

  • 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

  • Maque Choux

      This is a great side dish with so many things.  With the corn, beans, and vegetables it's all ...

  • Fried Green Tomatoes With Bacon and Hollandaise

    THIS, my maritime friends, is how the South does brunch on the hook. Tangy, juicy, late-spring, homegrown green ...

  • Colcannon, For Cajuns

    A happy Saint Patrick's Day to our Galley Pirates faithful!  On this augustly Irish occasion we bring ...

  • Baked Belgian Endive with Oranges

    Roasting leafy vegetables has always seemed a bit foreign to me. I didn't grow up with Grilled Romaine ...

  • Snacks & Starters

  • Calamari (Kalamarakia Tiganita)

    Headed south from Baltimore, it was a beautiful, but unfortunately, no-breeze kind of a day. Engine ...

  • Zucchini Prosciutto Rollups with Pesto

      This past September we were on a day sail with Society of Broken Souls musicians, Lauryn & ...

  • Venison Paté

      Every now and then we Galley Pirates post a recipe that we understand nobody in their right ...

  • Bruschetta at Baltimore Harbor Light

    I love the burst of energy that comes with Indian Summer.  The languid August heat breaks, winds pick ...

  • Soups & Stews

  • Fresh Tomato Soup

    Tomatoes are still abundant in the Chesapeake region right now, so get up early and head to your local ...

  • Maryland Crab Soup

    This is a classic Chesapeake Bay soup that is healthy, hardy and so easy to make. It's basically beef ...

  • Classic French Onion Soup

    I just happen to have two onions, garlic and left over beef broth made from Pressure Cooker Roast ...

  • Portuguese Clams with Sausage

    This is a great Mediterranean main course soup that can be served any season. With clams, linguiça, ...

  • Surf & Turf

  • Pan-Pacific Kabobs

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

  • Salt Plate Surf ‘n Turf

    Have you heard of this new trend? Cooking on an enormous block of 600 million year old Himalayan pink ...

  • Vegetarian

  • Spinach Lasagna Rollups

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

  • Gobhi Masala (Indian Cauliflower)

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

  • Zucchini & Corn Enchiladas

      Did you know that in JUST 3 DAYS, August 8, it's National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor's ...

  • Wiki Hawaiian Chick’n

    My plan was to make something fast...quick....wiki...on this Friday night so I could enjoy the sunset ...