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…

Crab Stuffed Mushroom Caps

It’s crab season on the Chesapeake, and the numbers are looking good this year for the crab population! So Galley Pirates are offering up an array of recipes using our region’s local favorite. What I like about this Crab Stuffed Mushrooms recipe is that is uses no breading. No bread crumbs, no shredded cheese, no eggs. Instead it’s made…

Rockfish à l’Orange

Boy, we love Tim! He came back from a fishing trip this week and presented Galley Pirates with some just-caught-just-cleaned Rockfish fillets. They were still the temperature of bay water. Rockfish, known many places as Striped Bass, is a versatile fish that can be prepared any number of ways. Today I chose a slightly sweet,…