Life In LC


Caz Ludtke

Caz Ludtke has 23 articles published.


52 weeks of baking – 5 ingredients or less On Bounty every watch had a chore to do, most of it was dishes, galley clean up, sweeping and mopping floors and cleaning the heads (toilets). The best chore of all was on the midnight to […] Keep Reading


52 weeks of cooking – Stocks and Broths There are two parts to a good Vietnamese pho, a rich flavorful stock and the toppings. Let’s start with the stock. Lots of people use the term stock and broth interchangeably, but there is a difference. My […] Keep Reading

Chicken and Pork Pastry Rolls

52 weeks of Baking – Geekery I have been in love with historical clothing for as long as I can remember. Simple everyday dresses to elaborate evening gowns, what’s not to love, there is something for everyone, every era has its own unique style. My […] Keep Reading

Red Bean Buns 2 ways

52 weeks of cooking – Olympics This week’s reddit cooking challenge is to cook something for the Olympics, my first idea was for something Korean. My husband recently fell in love with Korean food so this was another great opportunity to make some and I […] Keep Reading

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

When I taught myself cook I went through old recipes that my mom used to make, one of our favorites was roasted red pepper soup. It takes a lot of peppers and patience so I don’t make it often; but when I do I’m generous […] Keep Reading

Pineapple Coconut Curry Muffins

52 weeks of baking – Cakes, cupcakes & muffins I have unique feelings about muffins, they can be delicious but they also cause mischief among students. When I first joined Sorlandet the ship board director (the principle) told me a lot about how the old […] Keep Reading

Poached Cod in Thai Curry Sauce

52 weeks of cooking – Poaching As a sailor you’d think the crew would be eating fish all the time, nope, we hardly ever eat fish. It comes down to two factors, it’s expensive and we don’t catch it often. We go into lots of […] Keep Reading

Black Pepper Beef

Most of the time I don’t follow recipes, I use them as guidelines. I’m not a big fan of taking measurements, everything is eye balled, tasted and adjusted. It would be wonderful if everyone learned to cook this way, through the power of your own […] Keep Reading

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