Smokey Spicy Salmon Spread

I’m new to the world of Storage Wars. You probably know more than me. From my understanding storage units get auctioned off to people who see only a glimpse of the contents yet take a gamble that there may be things of value in them. So that’s how I came into possession of a circa…

Jalapeño Pirate Poppers

  These knock-your-socks-off poppers came by way of fellow food lover, Alex. With roots in Ecuador and a family legacy of great cooking, she brought these stuffed jalapeños to a party in Baltimore a few weeks ago. I’ve had Jalapeño Poppers before but none with a kick like these! The secret? Well, it wasn’t the…

Pork Tamales in Banana Leaves

We have pressure cooker madness onboard our sailing vessel today.  Nothing illegal or sinister about this pressure cooker, but I have to admit these Tamales Wrapped in Banana Leaves are so good they should be outlawed! Pressure cooking is a go-to method onboard a sailboat, using less time and energy than conventional cooking. Plus you can lock down the…

Cilantro-Lime Sweet Corn

What’s a 4th of July celebration without corn-on-the-cob? It’s a staple along with burgers, beer and watermelon. But this year you can liven things up with sweetcorn dripping in lime zest, cilantro, cayenne pepper and of course, butter. No need to steam up your cabin with a pot of boiling water, you can make this in your…

Happy Birthday America Stuffed Burgers!

Captain Peter here, filling in for my buccaneer bride, Kristin as she finishes her final week of swashbuckling across Afghanistan (huh??) It was July 4, and while we did all of our prep work on the sailboat, we were also cooking for dockside fireworks with our little marina community. That meant we’d need food in…