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Appetizers

Pizza on a boat barbecue

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Eleven years ago, I clipped an article by Nonnie Thompson out of Cruising World magazine, entitled A Passion for Pizza. The author, who cruised with her family aboard a Shannon ketch named Bittersweet, admitted that […]

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Side Dishes

Oven-roasted tomatoes

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Preheat oven to 250 F. Cut roma or plum tomatoes in half and place them on a cookie sheet, cut side up. Sprinkle with a little salt and roast for about 3 hours. Store in […]

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Mexican

Ancho Chile Salsa

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5 dried ancho chiles, stemmed and seeded 5 sun-dried tomatoes (not the oil-packed kind) 1 C dark brewed coffee 3 oz pitted prunes 2 T toasted slivered almonds 1 chipotle chile in adobo 1 T […]

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Sauces

Poblano Pesto

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3/4 C pepitas (pumpkin seeds) 1/4 C high-heat cooking oil 5 poblano chiles 1 C cilantro leaves 1 T virgin olive oil 2 T lime juice 1/2 t salt Toast the pumpkin seeds and let […]

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Appetizers

Ideas for some exotic salsas

1/29/2008 meps 0

These are just ideas to spark the imagination, no measurements or instructions. Some were inspired by Mark Miller’s Great Salsa Book. Mango Ginger Lime Cayenne Seared pineapple Red bell pepper Chipotle Orange juice Lime juice […]

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Desserts

Roasted banana condiment

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4 bananas 1 t dark rum 1 t vanilla 1 t maple syrup 1/2 t brown sugar 1/2 C nuts, finely chopped (macadamia nuts, almonds, or hazelnuts recommended) Preheat oven to 350 F. Roast bananas […]

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Salads

Banana, tamarind, and mint salsa

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4 bananas, peeled and finely chopped 1/4 C tamarind paste 2 T seeded and minced red pepper 1 T fresh mint, minced 1 T brown sugar 1 T fresh lime juice Combine all ingredients. This […]

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Sauces

Stovetop roasted garlic

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There are many recipes that call for roasted garlic, but this is the first time I’ve found someone who says you can do it on the stovetop. The instructions are from The Great Salsa Book, […]

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Side Dishes

Stovetop roasted corn kernels

1/29/2008 meps 0

This only works with fresh corn kernels, cut from the cob. Heat a cast-iron skillet over high heat until almost smoking. Place just enough corn in the pan to cover the bottom with one or […]

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Sauces

Roasted coconut topping

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┬áVery hot! 1 C dried unsweetened coconut 1 T sugar 2 T peanut oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced 5 oz shallots, peeled and sliced 1 T pure red chile powder (New Mexican red) 1-1/2 t […]