15 Dozen Cookies in the Galley


15 Dozen Cookies in the Galley So I thought it would be a great idea this holiday season to bake cookies to give to family and friends.  The only problem was I couldn’t pin down one flavor to bake, so I decided to make not one or two flavors, but five.  Little did I realize just how many cookies that would be.  So let’s see, that’s 5 different batches of cookies,  3 dozen cookies in each batch,  which equals 15 batches, for a grand total of 180 cookies baked right…

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Banjo’s Hashbrown Casserole

Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

There’s a restaurant here in New Bern that has some pretty tasty Dutch potatoes, or as I call it hashbrown casserole.  Recently, after a visit to said restaurant, I was reminded just how much our Captain loves this delicious cheesy dish.  Without delay, I set out on a mission to replicate it, or at least make something acceptable.  After researching several recipes online, I came up with my own version of what I am calling Banjo’s Hashbrown Casserole. To my surprise, the Captain approved, and actually said my hashbrown casserole…

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Apple Cranberry Pecan Bread

I am often asked since we are currently docked in a marina, and I am not currently working, “What do you do all day?”  Well, it depends on the day, but there is always something to do.   Some days are cleaning or boat project days, others are shopping or tracking down parts days,  but almost every day I dabble in some kind of cooking or baking.  Although I am no chef by any stretch of the imagination, I do enjoy to cooking mostly because I enjoy the eating part…

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Shannon’s New Drink: Whipped Chata Butter

Shannon’s New Boat Drink, Whipped Chata Butter Shannon is notorious for creating new boat drinks.   This time she invented, yet another, new boat drink which was REALLY good.  We nicknamed Shannon’s New Boat Drink, Whipped Chata Butter.  First of all, it is equal parts Whipped Vodka, Rum Chata and Buttershots.  But most of all, the drinks were dangerously delicious and easy to lose count of the number of shots consumed!!! As always, please consume adult beverages responsibly and in moderation. Read More of our food and drink explorations in our…

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