Irish Coffee

First, brew a pot of strong black coffee. Today we used the good ‘ol camp set percolator and some dark roast coffee. Fill water in the pot to just under the basket. Fill the basket full of dark roast coffee. Put the lid on the basket and secure the coffee pot lid. Place on the…

Pressure Cooker Corned Beef & Cabbage

The pressure cooker remains a favorite galley gadget for many sailors. And it is just perfect for your upcoming St. Patrick’s Day celebration of corned beef and cabbage. What would normally take at least 3 hours to cook, takes half the time; half the propane. And it’s easy, using salted, packaged meat and hearty vegetables…

Oysters & Oyster Bisque

After a harrowing offshore adventure Captain Alex wanted nothing more than the quiet comfort of his Sabre, his Espar heater and a beer. Delivering a J120 in 16 foot seas with ripped sails and a failing engine, he returned home to encounter… and yet graciously welcome… pirates on board for a galley occupation. A captain…

Banana Bread with Ginger

It’s one of those rainy days where you’re cozed up in the cabin, in need of comfort food and a good book. And there happen to be four over-ripe bananas hanging in your galley. Stop. WAIT!! Did you say bananas?? Are you crazy? Every sailor knows that bananas on board a vessel are bad news;…