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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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

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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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Char-What?-erie & the Holiday Rush

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I have a special recipe that I added this month, and it is a cheese charcuterie board.  This recipe came about recently when I attended…

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Sloppy Tomatoes, Olympic Cheesecake & Dewey Delight!

Sloppy Tomatoes, Olympic Cheesecake & Dewey Delight! 739 545 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Vicky, a good friend of mine, recently wrote to me about making the Sloppy Joe’s Stuffed Tomato recipe I published last month.  I was pleased…

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Cutt-ing to the Case in Oxford, Maryland and Worcestershire Origins!

Cutt-ing to the Case in Oxford, Maryland and Worcestershire Origins! 1024 643 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Worcestershire sauce is a common condiment like ketchup or mustard.  But have you ever wondered where Worcestershire sauce came from let alone how to pronounce…

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Down Home Cooking in Denmark!

Down Home Cooking in Denmark! 1024 576 Cooking Aboard with Jill

The theme for this month’s newsletter is cooking in a Danish kitchen.  This was an easy topic to pick since my father and I recently…

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Green Pea Picnic Baskets!

Green Pea Picnic Baskets! 1024 447 Cooking Aboard with Jill

June the time of year when I look forward to a picnic.  So out of curiosity, I looked up the origin of the word.  It…

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St. Michaels Literary Liberators Fought for Freedom as Talbot County Getz Spiraled!

St. Michaels Literary Liberators Fought for Freedom as Talbot County Getz Spiraled! 1024 818 Cooking Aboard with Jill

I enjoy a good community cookbook.  It is a wonderful way to support a cause and learn new recipes from the members that put the…

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The USS Reprisal En-Route to Scandinavian Shrimp Chow Mein!

The USS Reprisal En-Route to Scandinavian Shrimp Chow Mein! 1024 768 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Don’t you think memories of the meals you enjoyed with your family growing up are fascinating?  My great grandparents immigrated to the US from separate…

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Huevos Rancheros Roots and Asparagus Origins!

Huevos Rancheros Roots and Asparagus Origins! 1024 749 Cooking Aboard with Jill

It’s interesting when you come across culinary terms that are unfamiliar and then learn what they mean.  Food Lover’s Companion was given to me 18 years ago…

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Where’s the Wurst and Other German Culinary Excursions?

Where’s the Wurst and Other German Culinary Excursions? 1024 768 Cooking Aboard with Jill

My topic for this month is German cuisine.  Culinary Excursions through Germany  is a cookbook my mother gave to me for my birthday in 1987 while Dave…

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Happy New Year and Cooking Aboard in Charleston!

Happy New Year and Cooking Aboard in Charleston! 436 427 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Happy New Year! I hope your holidays were joyous and delicious.  I have added four new recipes to the blog this month and they are:…

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From Oregon to Germany As We Slide Down the Slopes For a Less Stressful Christmas!

From Oregon to Germany As We Slide Down the Slopes For a Less Stressful Christmas! 1024 768 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Since I released my food blog a few weeks ago, I have added four new recipes that I think are nice to have around the…

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