Seared Scallops with Herbed Linguini

A perfectly seared scallop has always been a challenge for me. You too? No matter how much I think the scallops are completely dry (that’s the key to searing almost anything) they still end up being “sautéd” and not seared. Well I think I’m finally getting this down and thought I’d share my success story…

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…

Grilled Apples & Brie Sandwich

This is a scrumptious lunch that’s so easy to make under way and is always a crew pleaser. Apples are soooo sailboat friendly. Just hang them in an airy fruit hammock and they’ll last for weeks off shore or in the harbor. Granny Smith apples are the preferred variety for these sandwiches as they are a very…