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Tofu Stroganoff

As a cook serving a variety of people you have to be prepared for all kinds of dietary restrictions and food allergies, but with out fail there is always a vegetarian among the group. I like to keep boxes of tofu, TVP (textured vegetable protein), […]

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Peruvian Grilled Chicken Sandwich

52 weeks of cooking – Peruvian The Zodiac has a great barbeque, the best one I’ve worked with on tall ships. Some of the grills I’ve worked with in the past have been very small. On Bounty her grill was no where near big enough […]

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Peruvian Grilled Chicken Sandwich

52 weeks of cooking – Peruvian The Zodiac has a great barbeque, the best one I’ve worked with on tall ships. Some of the grills I’ve worked with in the past have been very small. On Bounty her grill was no where near big enough […]

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Sandwich Rolls

Making bagged lunches for a huge group is a pain, what do you make that’s easy to assemble and will last a few hours in a backpack? On Class Afloat every time we stopped in port the students had a port program to attend, a […]

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Hot Oil Noodles

52 weeks of cooking – Noodles One of the great things about working on tall ships are the friends you make, those friends become your boat family and you’ll always be connected through the journey you took together. You can’t compare your boat family to […]

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Turkish Manti

52 weeks of cooking – Showing Off I’m always on the quest for something new, with so many different dishes out there in the world, why eat the same thing twice. I put a lot of work into finding new dishes to make or even […]

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Chicken Tikka Masala

52 weeks of cooking – Marinating When I cook for large groups I don’t bother measuring with spoons or cups, I use my hands. Maybe the flavor doesn’t come out exactly as I imagined but there is always room to taste and adjust the flavor […]

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Pork and Pickle Pies

Happy Pi Day! In high school the math club would give out free slices of apple pie to anyone who could recite pi to the 5th decimal place on pi day, March 14th, 3/14. Towards the end when they were running low on slices they’d […]

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Lemon Mezzaluna Egg Drop Soup

52 weeks of cooking – Citrus As spring slowly starts to creep in and push winter out I still want to eat my fill of soups. Winter soups and stews can be heavy and don’t put me in the mood for spring, but if you […]

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Pho

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 […]

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