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How to Make Barbados Rum Punch

Terry’s Cooking Light magazine had an article entitled “The Golden Rum Ratio.” It talked about how Barbados, “the Caribbean birthplace of rum,” has a rum punch recipe that is as foolproof as it is versatile. What a great idea for …

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Farm to Table or Freezer to Table!

Freshly picked fruits and vegetables are exposed to a lot of light and different temperatures during their journey from farm to table via the grocery store and they lose some of their nutrition. Produce purchased at your local Farmer’s Market …

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Caribbean Recipes: Alaskan Pan Seared Halibut

The Caledonia Room Restaurant located at the Valhalla Resort, a 27-room hotel inside the Innsbruck Golf Resort in Helen, Georgia had their grand opening in July. Dean Hill, the executive chef did an amazing job, serving many delicacies, such as the Alaskan Pan …

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Celebrate Summer

  Beat the heat and the clock with easy to prepare recipes using the freshest produce. Chef Tim MacDonald on the new-build charter yacht motor yacht Elixir emailed me both the Ceviche recipe and photo. Enjoy!   BREAKFAST ROOT CAKE …

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Polish Delights


  A trip to London in April and May gave me plenty of opportunity to try different restaurants and different nations’ recipes. First dinner out with members of the Hammersmith Rotary Club was at a Polish Restaurant. Below are three delicious …

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The Dish: Festive Fun From France

SHRIMP COCKTAIL – Shrimp with a cognac cocktail sauce on crispy lettuce salad with lemon and Melba toast

Lyon, France, is described as the ‘world capital of gastronomy’. In October, I was fortunate enough to be invited by Creative Travel of Belmont NC, to join them on the latest new-build to Uniworld’s boutique riverboat fleet, the 443ft S.S. …

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The Dish: It’s Thanksgiving Time Again

Families and friends gather and turkeys are prepared and cooked. But what is served with the turkey is important – side dishes that will impress and taste delicious!   SPICY KALE SALAD Prep time: 10 minutes. Serves: 4 20 large …

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The Dish: “Mad About May” Fish Tacos

The Dish: Mad About May Fish tacos

May is my transition month from the Caribbean back to North Carolina. During the winter season I have enjoyed tasting and rating Fish Tacos, which have become very popular. My favorite was from Heidi’s Honeymoon Grill on Water Island.   …

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Boat Bites: Rawvioli

  The inspiration for this raw plant-based dish comes from my love for the mighty ravioli and my mission of creating delicious nutrient-dense cuisine! Crimini mushrooms are the perfect shell for the Rawvioli. When sliced almost paper-thin, these mushrooms simply …

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The Dish: Add a Dash of Sunshine


  Vitamin D – the Sunshine Vitamin! We have the ability to make our own Vitamin D when exposed to  sun; which is unlike any other nutrient. When it comes to food Vitamin D is a nutrient particularly dependent on …

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Gazpacho Amore & Southwestern Polenta Stack

  GAZPACHO AMORE This recipe is perfect for a picnic on a deserted island or a starter for an amazing gourmet spread. It’s light, healthy, and full of summertime flavor. Now that’s amore! Yellow tomatoes – 2 medium chopped Cucumber – …

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Spinach Tomato Goat Cheese Omelet

  Start your day with a delicious breakfast and continue with these delicious dishes and patriotic dessert.   Spinach Tomato Goat Cheese Omelet Prep time: 5 minutes. Cooking time: 5 – 10 minutes. Serves: 2 2 tsp olive oil 4 …

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Spiced Walnut Tacos and Pineapple Berry Sorbet

  Boat Bites: Keep Your Kitchen Cool and Your Belly Full No need to get the galley or kitchen hot for this twist on traditional tacos. Follow these with a nutrient-dense tropical sorbet for a perfect warm evening at sea …

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Shrimp Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing


  Choose a few top-notch ingredients to create a festive and delicious light lunch. Go for a mix of shapes, colors, and flavors—your guests will love how beautiful everything looks and tastes. (And you will love how easy it is to make.) …

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