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A Veal Good Time: One Last Post from the East Coast!

A Veal Good Time: One Last Post from the East Coast! 827 406 Cooking Aboard with Jill

I can’t believe I have been publishing these newsletters 3 ½ years without missing a month.  However, due to our move in August, this is…

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Tantalizing Tortellini: A Simple Soup that is Dressed to Impress!

Tantalizing Tortellini: A Simple Soup that is Dressed to Impress! 553 464 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I am featuring an Easy Tortellini Sausage Mushroom Soup.  Tortellini are a small pasta dumpling that remind me of the larger Asian steamed…

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Delicious Carrots & Stunning Sights to Remember for the Warm Summer Nights

Delicious Carrots & Stunning Sights to Remember for the Warm Summer Nights 1024 485 Cooking Aboard with Jill

While I don’t know much about growing carrots, I do understand that they grow the best in early spring or late fall when the day…

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Spinning Up Chicken Salad for the Soul!

Spinning Up Chicken Salad for the Soul! 722 444 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Buying a rotisserie chicken is a quick and easy way to prepare lunch or dinner.  At Costco I have noticed that not only do they…

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Welcoming the Warmth with a Charleston Kick!

Welcoming the Warmth with a Charleston Kick! 827 811 Cooking Aboard with Jill

While Dave and I were living in Charleston years ago, we enjoyed many southern culinary delights.  One was a local favorite called Carolina Red Rice…

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Raising a Cheesy Tribute to One of My Favorite Chefs!

Raising a Cheesy Tribute to One of My Favorite Chefs! 884 1024 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I am excited to share one of Julia Child’s simplest recipes.  While she is known for her French cooking, my first statement might…

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Meat’s New Best Friend: Your Taste Buds are About to be Corn-ered!

Meat’s New Best Friend: Your Taste Buds are About to be Corn-ered! 1024 811 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I am featuring two recipes that are corn based.  The first is my favorite Fair food which is Corn Dogs.  I love corn…

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Christmas in Germany: Try These Nostalgic and Delicious Family Favorites!

Christmas in Germany: Try These Nostalgic and Delicious Family Favorites! 768 1024 Cooking Aboard with Jill

This month I am featuring a holiday brunch recipe.  It is Virginia’s Sausage-Apple Ring.  What I love about this recipe are the sweet and savory…

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Cooking Ahead with Jill: Thanksgiving Dinner is No Match for Preparation!

Cooking Ahead with Jill: Thanksgiving Dinner is No Match for Preparation! 577 443 Cooking Aboard with Jill

Here are my favorites for Thanksgiving that have already been published.  They include Clam Dip,  Spatchcock Turkey, Ina’s Herb Apple Stuffing Casserole, Slow Cooker Orange…

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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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