Seared Tuna Salad With Lavender

So the holidays are stressful, yes?  And lavender is a natural stress relief, yes?  So that is what we’re going for this New Years…to draw a line under a really stressful 2015 — terrorist attacks, layoffs, yacht club fires — and sail a gentle beam reach into 2016 amid a haze of herb-induced peace.  Three…

Funky Jalapeño Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This sandwich was first inspired in 1995 when planning for a sailing trip to Catalina Island. The ingredients are very simple: easy to cook under way–here, we were halfway from New Orleans to Pensacola on the Gulf–great when the weather is hot or cold, and you’re certain to make your crew very happy. It’s been…

Farmer’s Market Breakfast

I woke up the other morning craving fried eggplant. That’s never happened to me before. Probably not to you either. Maybe it was because I had a beautiful globe eggplant in my galley from the Annapolis Farmer’s Market. Along with tomatoes, onions and peppers. So it was time to get creative.