Category Archives: Recipes

Anything-in-the-Larder Roll-Ups

It’s great to be back in Mexico! Now that we’re back in the swing of things at Tenacatita, our favorite Mexican anchorage, I’m reminded how frequently I need to produce finger foods for raft-ups, sundowners, or other social occasions.  Roll-Ups … Continue reading

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Eggplant — the Cruiser’s Friend

One of the vegetables that you can find in some form in most parts of the world is eggplant.  I didn’t cook much with eggplant until we started cruising, but now it’s one of my “go to” veggies aboard because … Continue reading

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Southern Biscuits

Biscuits made from Bisquick or homemade mix are good (see Homemade Biscuit Mix), but sometimes I want a good southern biscuit.  Getting buttermilk (one of the staple ingredients in southern biscuits) in many cruising areas is difficult, and often impossible. … Continue reading

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Homemade Biscuit Mix

This blog post is by request of  fellow cruisers looking for something to replace Bisquick — a product that is hard to find in Mexico.  Bisquick-like biscuit mix is incredibly easy to make.  We did taste tests cooking biscuits and … Continue reading

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“Season to Taste” — What exactly does that mean?

In many recipes you’ll see the words, “season to taste”.  Most cooks just throw in a little salt and pepper and hope for the best, but there are some useful techniques to produce better tasting food.  With the recipe below, … Continue reading

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