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Non-refrigerated

3-ingredient beer bread

2/11/2006 meps 0

I discovered this recipe back in high school, when I didn’t know how to cook. This is what you do when somebody leaves a beer in your fridge that you won’t or can’t drink. 1 […]

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Non-refrigerated

Brining Butter

1/7/2009 meps 0

This will allow you to keep butter without refrigeration for up to 6 months. To make brine: Boil 2 cups of water and add 1/4 C of non-iodized salt (pickling or kosher salt works fine). […]

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Desserts

Butterscotch Pudding — Old-fashioned

9/11/2005 meps 0

2/3 C packed brown sugar 2 T cornstarch 1 12-oz can evaporated milk 1/3 C water 1 large egg, lightly beaten 3 T butter, softened 1/2 t vanilla Optional: Whipped cream Combine sugar and cornstarch […]

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Epic fail

Canning Ground Beef

1/7/2009 meps 0

This recipe at the bottom of this page was given to me by Aggie, a circumnavigating sailor on Honey Moon from Mooloolaba, Australia. Unfortunately, when I tried it, none of my jars sealed, and the […]

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Appetizers

Crispy tuna balls

4/24/2007 meps 0

2 cans tuna in oil 1 1/2 C bread cubes 1 medium onion, diced finely 2 cloves garlic, minced finely 2 t parsley 1/2 t salt 1/2 t pepper 1/2 C mayonnaise Juice of 1 […]

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Non-refrigerated

Delicious sauerkraut soup

1/31/2006 meps 0

This is an amazing soup, something that even non-sauerkraut people will love. My husband, who says he dislikes sauerkraut, goes back for seconds every time. This is another good offshore cruising recipe; you could substitute […]

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Meat

Easy artichoke chicken

11/23/2008 meps 0

1 T olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 roma tomatoes, diced 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 T dried basil 2 T lime juice 1 C cooked, diced chicken (or 1 large can) 1 can […]

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Meps original

Easy polenta with oysters and capers

3/16/2006 meps 0

1 t salt 1-1/2 C water 1/2 C dry polenta (corn grits) 1 small can oysters in spring water 1 T capers, divided Bring water and salt to a boil. Slowly stir in the polenta, […]

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Asian

Filipino Corned Beef Hash

3/20/2006 meps 0

1 T vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 tomato, chopped 1 large potato, diced 12-oz can corned beef In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and […]

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Meat

Hopping John – pressure cooker version

2/8/2009 meps 0

Makes two 400-calorie servings. 1-1/2 oz diced salt pork 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 large green pepper, coarsely chopped 1/2 C dried black-eyed peas 1 C water 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 C cooked brown […]

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Equivalents and substitutions

How to Make Cottage Cheese

2/17/2014 meps 0

Start with the basic ingredients for Sour Cream (http://www.foodiegazette.com/how-to-make-sour-cream). Instead of letting it sit until the consistency of jelly, wait a while longer, until it’s even stiffer (like jello). Cut into 1- or 2-inch cubes […]

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Dips

How to Make Sour Cream

2/17/2014 meps 1

1 quart milk (mixed from powder)1/2 C buttermilk (mixed from powder) Combine and let stand for 12-15 hours at about 75 degrees Fahrenheit (either a warm place, or in a thermos or insulated pitcher). When […]

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Non-refrigerated

Julie’s Corn & Chicken Chowder

3/31/2010 meps 0

1 can of Campbell’s (select) chicken corn chowder 1 can of Campbell’s regular cream of chicken 1 can of Campbell’s cream of potato 1 can of chicken OR a large chopped up chicken breast 1 […]

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Non-refrigerated

Marinated pear salad

1/31/2006 meps 0

Cruising sailors are always looking for a different way to serve canned fruit and long-lasting vegetables, like cabbage and onions. This recipe, which was published in the Columbus, Ohio, Dispatch in 1981, is excellent for […]

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Cookies & Candies

No-bake oatmeal cookies

8/12/2008 meps 1

¬†You can read about what happened when I tried this recipe in the article, “What’s a cross between fudge and cookie?” This came from Practical Sailor’s Mailport, Sept. 2007. They printed the recipe as proof […]

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Desserts

Poached banana dessert

2/17/2006 meps 0

This is almost too simple to publish, but the results are fabulous. It came from our good friend and chef, Cindy MacNairn. Serves 3 or 4 people. In a large skillet, heat a can of […]

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Non-refrigerated

Scalloped Salmon Casserole

11/17/2007 meps 0

2 C canned salmon 1/4 C butter 1/4 C flour 1-1/2 C milk 1 bay leaf 1/4 t salt 1/4 t pepper 1 T minced parsley 1 T onion flakes 2 beef bouillon cubes 1/2 […]

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Non-refrigerated

Tuna risotto

1/31/2006 meps 0

1 large ripe tomato 1 large clove of garlic 6-oz can tuna in olive oil 2 T olive oil 1 C arborio rice 2 C bottled clam juice (you can substitute white wine for up […]

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Non-refrigerated

Waxing Cheese for Passages

2/16/2014 meps 0

Use a hard cheese, like Cheddar or Cassari or Parmesan. Cut it into 8- or 16-oz pieces. Wipe the cheese with vinegar. Cut a piece of cheesecloth that will fit neatly around the piece of […]