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Galley Cooking: Boat Food Ideas

The Silverton Owners Club is an international community of boaters who love their boats and want to share what they know with the world. One of our most discussed topics is boat food ideas. When you’re galley cooking at sea, there are limited resources for cooking and food storage. Luckily, our members from across the seven seas have shared some delicious and easy boat recipes that will make you feel like you’re cooking on land! They’re simple to prepare and will taste as good as your favorite restaurant dish. So whether you’re just dreaming of life on the water or you’ve already taken the leap, here are some galley-tested recipes and boat food ideas that will keep your stomach full, your heart happy, and will help you stay healthy while you’re out enjoying the water.

Easy boat recipes you’ll love:

Maryland Crab Cheese Spread

Maryland cheese crab dip  What You Need 4oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.)  Cream Cheese, softened 1/4cup   Sour Cream 1tsp.  Worcestershire sauce 1/2tsp.  dry mustard 1/8tsp.  seafood seasoning—Old Bay 1/8tsp.  garlic powder  Few dashes hot pepper sauce 3 green onions, chopped, divided 1can  (6-1/2 oz.) crabmeat, drained, flaked 3/4cup  Shredded  Cheddar Cheese  Make It BEAT first …

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Country Breakfast Skillet

This is a good fast and easy breakfast to make on the boat. Only a few ingredients. Can be made on the stove top in a frying pan or made in an electric frying pan. If you have hungry guests onboard This is a good one. Or if you wake up to a rainy day …

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Mud Slide from Scratch

There are lots of mud slide mixers on the market where the liquor is already added or you add the liquor. Most of them are fairly nasty tasting. I have had some in a bar, that were also horrible. It was nothing more than whole milk with a dash of chocolate syrup and watered down …

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Cool Breeze

Refreshing Summer Time Cocktail By the glass; 2-3 oz vodka 3 oz unsweetened pineapple juice 3 oz cranberry juice cocktail 1 oz of ginger ale serve in a 12 oz glass Make it by the pitcher to pass around to your guests. Use a 64 oz pitcher 15 oz of vodka 15 oz unsweetened pineapple …

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Peach Alexander

In the summer fresh peaches are plentiful on roadside produce stands. Here is a way to use some of those fresh peaches in a tasty dessert drink. 1/2 peach, pared, pitted and chopped. 1 1/2 oz of Half-and-Half 1 oz of peach schnapps 1/2 oz of white creme de cacao Combine peach, Half-and-Half, peach schnapps, …

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Zucchini Crab Cakes

This is a great way to use up some of those zucchini that are flourishing in the garden in the summer. No crab? No problem. You don't need any. But these are tasty! Ingredients 2 1/2 cups grated zucchini 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup minced onion 1 …

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Chicken Salad

The easy way to make this chicken salad is buy a rotissorie chicken in the supermarket or use Perdue Short Cuts, which is vacuum packed pieces of white meat chicken breast. They have a long shelf life. Watch the dates on the package. Sometimes the freshness dates will be for up to 6 weeks. They …

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

Ingredients 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper 2 (3/4-lb.) pork tenderloins Vegetable cooking spray 6 whole wheat hamburger buns 6 tablespoons Vidalia Onion Barbecue Sauce (see the receipe for this in dips & sauces)

Vadalia Onion BBQ Sauce

Anchored out and no BBQ sauce? Here’s one you can make on your stove top. No garlic cloves onboard? Substitute 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder or minced dried garlic Ingredients 1 medium-size sweet vadalia or yellow onion, finely chopped 1 cup ketchup 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons …

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Turkey Taco Wraps

Ingredients 2/3 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 6 (8 inch) (8 inch) flour tortillas 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese or Cheddar cheese 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli turkey breast Salsa