Remember that old rule not to rinse the dirt off your mushrooms because they will absorb the water and be mushy? Well, the powers that be have figured out that’s not really true. The only real rule of thumb about rinsing them is if the mushrooms are really dirty, rinse and dry them thoroughly right […]
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Mushrooms… To Rinse or Not to Rinse
Using Measuring Spoons
Have you ever found yourself frustrated because your round measuring spoons just won’t fit into those narrow spice jars and you always end up wasting a lot of the expensive spice when you’re forced to pour it out into the measuring spoon? I have 2 sets of measuring spoons … one of them is the […]
Remembered Holidays at Anchor in the Caribbean
I always remember what fun we all had during the holiday season. I think we went all out because we were all so far from home. It was important to keep those home holiday traditions afloat and to celebrate them as a makeshift family! We used to decorate our boats with twinkling lights and wreaths, […]
Easy Slice Mozzarella
Slicing a fresh ball of mozzarella thinly and evenly can be a real pain and impossible to do. I freeze my ball of mozzarella about 45 minutes before I need to cut. Use a serrated knife and work quickly. You’ll find it a lot easier and your slices will be uniform.
Welcome to Portside Cuisine, a Yacht Chef’s Blog!
Hi everyone. I want to welcome you to my little space on the World Wide Web, where I am excited to share some of my favorite recipes and stories of close friends, quiet nights at anchor enjoying great food, surviving several very scary hurricanes, several Thanksgivings at sea, an earthquake at anchor, flying fish, moon […]