RECIPES

Breads & Muffins

  • Stuffing Stuffed Biscuits

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

  • 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 ...

  • Breakfasts

  • Apple Cheese Turnover … underway at 8 kts

    Regular followers will know that Pirate Kristin has been whining prodigiously for some time about the ...

  • Sweet Potato, Poblano and Chorizo Hash With Eggs

    Happy day-after Thanksgiving!  A day when your faithful Galley Pirates seek to help you solve your ...

  • 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 ...

  • Cookies

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Desserts

  • 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 ...

  • Lemon Ginger Macaroons

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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Fish & Seafood

  • 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 ...

  • Shrimp Lardon on Fettuccini

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

  • Coconut Grapefruit Mahi

    The Mahi we caught on our westward sail through the Caribbean was the gift that kept on giving. The ...

  • Fresh Lobsters, Two Ways

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

  • Meat

  • Chiles en Nogada

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Satsuma Glazed Game Hens

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

  • 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 ...

  • Dia de los Muertos: Chicken Mole Poblano

    Hola Piratas!  Welcome to Galley Pirates' Dia de los Muertos celebration!  Dia de los Muertos -- celebrated ...

  • Kuku Paka – East African Chicken

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

  • Pressure Cooking

  • 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, ...

  • Pork Tamales in Banana Leaves

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

  • Salads

  • 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 ...

  • Cactus Paddle (Nopales) Salad

    This salad turned out tasting as good as it looks, which I will admit surprised me a little bit.  When ...

  • Watermelon Salad

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

  • Sandwiches & One Handers

  • Prosciutto & Fig Sandwiches

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

  • Serrano Ham-Wrapped Tuna Muffulettas

    This lunch aboard 50-foot trimaran Firefly in late October en route to San Diego from Newport Beach ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Seared Tenderloins with Burgundy Mushroom Sauce

    Sailing into anchorage at dinner time––chopping onions with a breeze coming in the galley porthole–– ...

  • Sides

  • Garlic Truffle Fries

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

  • 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 ...

  • Snacks & Starters

  • 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 ...

  • Mahi Sashimi

    Day four of our off-shore excursion from St. Lucia to the Galápagos….we caught a fish. Gary set out ...

  • Oysters Rocket Feller

    Nothing says "Holiday Appetizer" more than oysters on the half shell, especially in the Atlantic region. ...

  • Soups & Stews

  • Asparagus Soup With Lemon and Dill (Asparagolemono)

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

  • Irish Lamb Stew

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

  • 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 ...

  • Surf & Turf

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...