Gobhi Masala (Indian Cauliflower)

  Top of the list of sailboat friendly vegetables: cauliflower and potatoes. They’re durable and can be stored in an airy food hammock for a good week or more. Filled with vitamin C, vitamin B6, fiber, folate…and…and… Yawn. Seriously?? Cauliflower and potatoes? You’d rather fill your galley locker with granola bars, right? But you’ve never tasted those typically boring…

Catfish Po’ Boy With Tartar Sauce-Slaw

Happy National Catfish Day to our Galley Pirates crew!  Didn’t know there was a National Catfish Day?  Why, yes there is!  Every June 25th.  I invoked this venerable holiday to compel my co-pirate — she of the Minnesota walleye upbringing and Newfoundland salted codfish matrimony — into overcoming her irrational aversion and trying catfish for…

Pirate’s Peach Cobbler

It’s peach season in Chesapeake Bay territory. Fresh peaches on roadside stands and farmer’s markets everywhere. Friends of ours were passing through Pennsylvania and picked some up on the way. Perfect excuse for a Galley Pirates treat, I’d say. Off for a Sunday afternoon sail…

Crab Cake Omelettes

The only time we’ve had left over crab cakes is, unfortunately, due to sea sickness. It starts with “Yes, I LOVE crab cakes!” to “No thanks, I’m not too hungry just right now” to “I think I’m going to go below and lie down for a bit.” At which point we intervene. But left over…