Carrot Cake Mini-Bundts

Mmmmmm…moist carrot cake with cream cheese frosting in a conveniently single-serving-sized (though the equivalent of three regular cupcakes) mini-bundt!  I made these for Easter, and particularly to share with marina neighbors — hence the perhaps excessive carrot-themed presentation.  But these would be delicious any time.  Throw some toasted coconut on top of the frosting instead…

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie, or “Piratenbeute”

  We spent Father’s Day with a family whose patriarchal dessert of choice was strawberry rhubarb pie, but two days before I had received an exceptional gift of piratey-treasure with a German twist to it, and needed to acknowledge its brilliance immediately.  So off to my galley to top a strawberry rhubarb pie with a…

Strawberry Arugula Salad

Nothing says spring like a strawberry salad with refreshing cucumbers and arugula. And although we’re well into May, we haven’t had “spring” here on the Chesapeake due to a 3 week holding pattern of cold rain. Well, today finally, the sun is shining! Although just for a few hours. So let’s take a moment to celebrate…

The Classic Mint Julep

Racing in just an hour before the horses enter their gates, Galley Pirates offers up the Classic Mint Julep recipe. You can find similar recipes all over the internet but we like to be “one stop shopping” for you cruisers out there. There’s not much correlation between horses and sailboats, although Lyle Lovett does come…