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It’s No Trick! Treat Yourself with These Simple, Delicious Comforts

It’s No Trick! Treat Yourself with These Simple, Delicious Comforts 1024 546 Cooking Aboard with Jill

My first recipe for this month is Pesto.  The name Pesto, comes from the Genoese verb “pesta.”  As you may know, pesto is one of…

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Welcoming the Autumn Breeze with Tasty Shrimp and Fancy Cheese!

Welcoming the Autumn Breeze with Tasty Shrimp and Fancy Cheese! 1024 680 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Last month I featured my take on Pacific NW Clam Chowder while discussing our recent trip to Washington State.  The food you can expect to…

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Don’t Clam Up! Enjoy a Taste of the Pacific Northwest!

Don’t Clam Up! Enjoy a Taste of the Pacific Northwest! 1024 704 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Dave and I are now home from a fun trip to Washington State.  Because we live on the East Coast, I prefer to add the…

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This “Comeback Sauce” Will Have You Coming Back For More!

This “Comeback Sauce” Will Have You Coming Back For More! 1024 608 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I made both recipes in my galley.  The Creamy Shrimp Rice Crackers required no use of the stove or oven.  The Pork Sliders…

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Easy Summer Meals You Can Make Anywhere!

Easy Summer Meals You Can Make Anywhere! 1024 768 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Last month my friend Linda suggested I might write about the differences when cooking in a galley on a boat versus at home.  I thought…

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Start Memorial Day Weekend With Some Delicious Appetizers!

Start Memorial Day Weekend With Some Delicious Appetizers! 827 855 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Dave and I just returned from a long-overdue trip home to Oregon. It had been two years since we saw my father in person. What…

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Inspired Springtime Sensations & Spirited Waffles!

Inspired Springtime Sensations & Spirited Waffles! 1024 611 Cooking Aboard with Jill

My first recipe for this month is Grand Marnier Belgian Waffles.  These are a delicious and light breakfast or brunch treat and you can have…

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You’re Lucky I’m Hungry!

You’re Lucky I’m Hungry! 700 405 Cooking Aboard with Jill

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on March 17th.  I have been curious about what the most famous dishes are for this ultimate Irish holiday. …

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It’s ‘Thyme’ to Eat!

It’s ‘Thyme’ to Eat! 827 958 Cooking Aboard with Jill

As I finished testing my two new recipes, it occurred to me that they both have home grown thyme.  So, I started to wonder why…

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A Warm Soup For Those Cold Winter Months!

A Warm Soup For Those Cold Winter Months! 724 1024 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Happy New Year! On the main page of my blog under menu, I have a section that is called “Jill’s Pick’s.”  When you click on…

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The Best Way to End the Year? Cookies!

The Best Way to End the Year? Cookies! 990 1024 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Here we are in the last month of 2020, and for so many, it’s a relief to be nearing the end of what has been…

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Time to Gobble Up These Thanksgiving Favorites!

Time to Gobble Up These Thanksgiving Favorites! 1024 618 Cooking Aboard with Jill

If this newsletter looks familiar, it is because I also posted this in November of 2019.  The reason for duplicating is that I recently broke…

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There’s Nothing Spooky About These Recipes!

There’s Nothing Spooky About These Recipes! 1024 768 Cooking Aboard with Jill

My two new recipes for this month are Garlic Toasted French Dip and Cheesy Hash Brown Stacks.  The first is perfect for lunch or dinner,…

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Corn Soufflé, Hooray!

Corn Soufflé, Hooray! 965 1024 Cooking Aboard with Jill

My recipe for this month is Creamy Corn Soufflé.  Now that summer has come to an end, our love of fresh corn has as well. …

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Open Faced Pizza and the Mystery of the Sweet Cobbler!

Open Faced Pizza and the Mystery of the Sweet Cobbler! 1024 939 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month the new recipes are Shrimp Cakes with Lemon Aioli, Cauliflower Pizza with a homemade Easy Pizza Sauce and Peach Cobbler.  Feel free to…

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That is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread!

That is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread! 1024 1003 Cooking Aboard with Jill

I took this photo in the cockpit of our sailboat recently.  At the time, I was testing in my galley the first new recipe which…

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Skewer the Molasses and Bring on the Enchiladas!

Skewer the Molasses and Bring on the Enchiladas! 828 638 Cooking Aboard with Jill

The three recipes I am featuring this month are Grilled Shrimp Skewers, Linda’s Ginger Molasses Cookies, and authentic Mexican enchiladas.  Clink on those links if…

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Curry a Day Keeps Infections at Bay!

Curry a Day Keeps Infections at Bay! 957 1024 Cooking Aboard with Jill

One of my new recipes this month is Basil and Walnut Pesto.  Pesto is a green sauce that was invented around the 16th century in…

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Chili Powder Rivalries & a Sweet Keto Curiosity!

Chili Powder Rivalries & a Sweet Keto Curiosity! 1024 464 Cooking Aboard with Jill

I have a new addition to the site that I hope you will like.  It is called the View Topics Index.  You will find this…

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Sheltered at Home? Time to Bake the Oatmeal!

Sheltered at Home? Time to Bake the Oatmeal! 890 613 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Have you ever wondered about the origins of Oatmeal?  Since one of my new recipes this month is Walnut Raisin Baked Oatmeal, I started thinking…

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From Mardi Gras to Mallets, Here Comes the Fun!

From Mardi Gras to Mallets, Here Comes the Fun! 1024 873 Cooking Aboard with Jill

With Mardi Gras almost over, I thought I would write about the German equivalent, which is Karneval or Fasching.   There are several different names for…

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Felice Anno Nuovo!

Felice Anno Nuovo! 1024 596 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Happy New Year!  What I enjoy about January is that it’s finally time to relax after back to back holidays.  So, that is why I…

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From Bavaria to the Northern Slopes of Italy, Choose your Favorite Recipe and Settle in for a long Winters’ Night!

From Bavaria to the Northern Slopes of Italy, Choose your Favorite Recipe and Settle in for a long Winters’ Night! 828 462 Cooking Aboard with Jill

  I hope you had a joyful Thanksgiving!  There is no doubt that we are preparing for the last holiday of the year.  In various…

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Clam the Dip, Spatchcock the Turkey, & Cranberry the Relish because here comes Thanksgiving!

Clam the Dip, Spatchcock the Turkey, & Cranberry the Relish because here comes Thanksgiving! 1024 618 Cooking Aboard with Jill

There are years when Thanksgiving seems to come later than expected.  This year is the case as we will be celebrating on November 28th.  But…

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Time to Relish the Sweet Leaves of Fall & Dip into a New Site!

Time to Relish the Sweet Leaves of Fall & Dip into a New Site! 910 1024 Cooking Aboard with Jill

  It seems amazing to me that October is speeding along.  With that in mind, I want to start by wishing you all a Happy…

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Navigating High Tea in London with Special Friends!

Navigating High Tea in London with Special Friends! 1024 725 Cooking Aboard with Jill

We are making changes to my blog site, as I mentioned last month.  I could not be happier with Matt and his team who are…

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New Recipes & Website Updates!

New Recipes & Website Updates! 1024 857 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Last summer, my dad and I traveled to Denmark to visit our Danish family.   My July 2018 newsletter theme was cooking in a Danish kitchen.  It was…

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Summer Dishes & Snacks!

Summer Dishes & Snacks! 1024 924 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Don’t you find that in the heat of summer, the last thing you want to do is fire up the stove or oven for a…

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Bajan Cooking, Culture, and Camaraderie!

Bajan Cooking, Culture, and Camaraderie! 1024 989 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I am focusing on the food of Barbados or what is more commonly called Bajan cuisine.  Barbados is an island country located in…

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Galley Galore, Cooking Tips & a History of Goodfellow!

Galley Galore, Cooking Tips & a History of Goodfellow! 1024 768 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I tried out two new recipes on our sailboat.  The first is Creamy Hot Crab Dip which is great with crostini or bugle chips. The…

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Happy Easter, History of Hollandaise, & New Delicious Dishes!

Happy Easter, History of Hollandaise, & New Delicious Dishes! 1024 837 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Asparagus is available year around, but springtime is when the stems are slim, and they taste tender when you serve them.  My favorite topping is…

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Bread Be Gone & Spring Arrives!

Bread Be Gone & Spring Arrives! 683 583 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Do you ever find bread accumulating in your refrigerator?  That is easily the case in our home.  This begs the question: what can you do…

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Hidden Valley, Homemade Goodies, and Valentine’s!

Hidden Valley, Homemade Goodies, and Valentine’s! 1024 918 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I have added three recipes: Chocolate Covered Strawberries (under Sweet Things), Beth’s Raisin Coconut Granola (under Eye Openers) and Homemade Ranch Dip or…

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New Year, New Recipes & New Experiences

New Year, New Recipes & New Experiences 1024 767 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Happy New Year!  A few weeks ago, I baked the Black Forest chocolate cherry cupcakes that you can find in Sweet Things.  This time I…

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Holiday Advent-ures from Europe to Kennett Square!

Holiday Advent-ures from Europe to Kennett Square! 1024 977 Cooking Aboard with Jill

It is early December, and we are all starting to think about the holidays.  For this newsletter, I decided to pick a topic close to…

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Split the Spatchcock and Join the New World!

Split the Spatchcock and Join the New World! 1024 666 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Thanksgiving will be upon us in a couple weeks.  This is one of my favorite holidays as it’s all about family and food.  We all…

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