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

  • German Apple Pancake

    The thing about Easter is it's always still a little chilly -- spring, no doubt, but not necessarily ...

  • Chilaquiles

    ...or, "how to eat chips and salsa for breakfast without explaining yourself."  This is one of my captain's ...

  • Blue Crab 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 ...

  • Cookies

  • Shortbread Christmas Cookies

      Happy High-Seas Holidays from your Galley Pirates!  Caroline and Kristin got in the holiday ...

  • 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 ...

  • Desserts

  • Personal Trifles

    A trifle makes a spectacular presentation on any Easter buffet. But even this Galley Pirate, who typically ...

  • White Chocolate, Pistachio and Strawberry Blondies

    I am always looking for good dessert options that require neither complex equipment (there are actually ...

  • Olde World Newfoundland Raspberry Pudding*

    * with "New World" Screech Rum Sauce! A few years ago one of our very favorite followers, Mil York, ...

  • Carrot Cake Mini-Bundts

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

  • 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

  • Mardi Gras! Eggplant Bayou Teche

      A pirate's got to be flexible, change course with the wind, heave to and regroup. And that's ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Pheasant Under Isinglass

    I've always wanted to make Pheasant Under Glass...it sounds so incredibly elegant. But sailors don't ...

  • 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.  ...

  • 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 Strawberry Salad With Fried Chevre

    After a sail across the lake from New Orleans this morning we tied up at the local bulkhead by the yacht ...

  • Asian Grilled Shrimp Salad

    This is one of those "well, duh" recipes -- simple, but so very easy and satisfying that I'm just going ...

  • Dead Man’s Greens

    This recipe popped up in the paper a few months back as "Kilt Greens" and I thought "well okay, let's ...

  • Spinach Salad With Apples and Maple Vinaigrette

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

  • Sandwiches & One Handers

  • Cordon Bleu Chicken Fingers

    Or as our guest sailor today would call them, "Doigts de Poulet Cordon Bleu."  Ace and his dad Wendell ...

  • Italian Meatball Sliders

    It's that time of year when everyone's clamoring for football food—something to bring to the clubhouse; ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Fried Rice With Spring Vegetables

    Fried rice is one of my favorite dishes to turn to when you aren't quite sure what you have the fixings ...

  • 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 ...

  • Snacks & Starters

  • Clove Hitch Pizza Bites

    It's been a while since we practiced our knot tying. The last time Galley Pirates had a knot tying exercise ...

  • 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 ...

  • Soups & Stews

  • Chinese Hot & Sour Soup

    Throw back to one year ago: World ARC 2018. I planned this meal in advance of this epic trip knowing ...

  • Chicken Jalapeno Soup

    Welcome to National Soup Month!  In the annals of made-up, commercially-exploitable holidays, this ...

  • Lucky Black-Eyed Peas

    Bonne Année, mes Cheres!  In New Orleans -- and, I'm told, much of the South -- we eat black-eyed ...

  • Cucumber Gazpacho

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

  • 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 ...