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Great Recipes for Cool Days

By Carolyn Shearlock, co-author of The Boat Galley Cookbook and TheBoatGalley.com

On cool days, hot foods serve double duty – they warm the boat as they cook or bake, and warm the crew at meal time. All those dishes that just seemed too hot in the middle of summer are now perfect! While soups and stews are the obvious choice, hot appetizers and drinks are appealing, too. And baking cookies can put a surprising bit of warmth into the boat. While I’ve included three of our favorite cool-weather recipes below, there are lots of other good choices such as homemade spaghetti sauce that cooks for a couple of hours on the stove, beef stew, casseroles, hot chocolate, and any coffee-based drink such as coffee with Amaretto. Continue reading