Galley Notes: Cooking for $15 a day...on a sailboat! Blog at Allrecipes.com (5/2010)

Galley Notes: Cooking for $15 a day...on a sailboat!

 
May 26, 2010 10:40 am 
Updated: Jun. 3, 2010 5:15 am
Yep,  we had some dueling lobster dishes for dinner last night! T caught three gigantic lobsters the other day, and we invited some friends to the boat to share with us. I had bought some pie crusts on sale to make pot pie, so my dish was Lobster Pot Pie. Thanks to all on the recipe… MORE
 
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May 23, 2010 7:43 am 
Updated: May 25, 2010 5:40 am
I do most of the cooking in our household- husband is great at the meats/fish/lobster dishes, and I do pretty much everything else. This week though, he dominated the kitchen! He started out the week with a tomato/egg/bagel stack...I bought this tiny egg pan that fits just one egg and… MORE
 
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May 16, 2010 9:29 am 
Updated: May 18, 2010 4:12 am
For the best salad ever! Our lettuce was finally ready to eat this week...it only took 3 months! I wasn't sure we could grow lettuce here in the Caribbean, and I had a hard time keeping him cool and damp, but he grew up beautiful! We used one bunch and added some spinach, tomatoes from the… MORE
 
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Barbara K

Home Town
South Bend, Indiana, USA

Member Since
Apr. 2007

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

Hobbies
Camping, Boating, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music, Painting/Drawing, Wine Tasting

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About Me
I live on a sailboat in the Virgin Islands with a tiny fridge, so there is no room for leftovers. I love the ingredient search on this site...I never waste anything! It's very expensive to live here, so we do a menu challenge-trying to spend less than $15 a day on food.
My favorite things to cook
I am a jewelry designer and work for myself, so I have the flexibility to make time-consuming or complicated meals, but I usually end up making something quick and easy or using the slow cooker.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Oyster dressing is a must for Thanksgiving and Christmas! I keep Grandma's handwritten recipe and follow it exactly.
My cooking triumphs
My very first turkey for my husband! It's called a Black Turkey, and the best I've ever had!
My cooking tragedies
There was a Key Lime Pie that we do not talk about!
 
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