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 for those special evenings in the marina when you have time on your hands and appreciative guests who love good food and leisurely dining. This is a decadent dessert, but somewhat time consuming.…

Bruschetta at Baltimore Harbor Light

I love the burst of energy that comes with Indian Summer.  The languid August heat breaks, winds pick up, and you sense that it all will end too soon, so grab as much of it as you can, while you can!  That goes double for summer crops.  Ripe summer tomatoes and bushes of fresh herbs…

East India Cocktail

East India Cocktail This recipe makes one (1) cocktail. Multiply by all your guests, plus add a bit extra because they will be coming back for “dividends!”  1 1/2 oz brandy 1 tsp Jamaican dark rum 1/2 tsp triple sec 1/2 tsp pineapple juice 1 dash bitters Mix all ingredients and shake well with ice. Strain into cocktail glasses. Serve with…

Brunswick Stew

Some say this southern stew has its roots in Georgia…so sure and proud of it they display a monumental kettle, proclaiming their first pot. Others argue Virginia. Makes no difference to us on this lazy, damp day in the cabin. Served in close proximity to a little Bourbon there’s nothing like it to warm the…