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Holiday

Christmas cruising, New Year’s celebrations aboard and more—if there’s a holiday or gathering on the water, Southern Boating has tips and recipes for you.

Plan Your Festive Feast

Plan Your Festive Feast Prepare this holiday dinner ahead to enjoy a few days later. Recipes serve 4. My first ocean voyage took place on a Beneteau 30 entered in the Annapolis…

festive fruit salad

Festive Fruit Salad 

Festive Fruit Salad While we all love the holidays, we DON’T love the heaviness that comes with big Christmas roasts or holiday hams. So skip the sluggishness this year. Go with a…

smoked salmon toasts

Smoked Salmon Toasts with Avocado

Smoked Salmon Toasts Simple and elegant, these smoked salmon toasts will be the perfect complement to any brunch you host this season. You can use leftovers (likely you won’t though) for a similar…

Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey

Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey Breast

Grilled Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey Breast Cruising during Thanksgiving? You can skip the full bird this year, too much work, too much heat in the kitchen. Mix it up and try this twist on…

corn pudding

Corn Pudding

Corn Pudding Cruising during Thanksgiving? You certainly don’t have to miss out on the feast! If you happen to be with a few more people, you can whip up a meal that…

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Junkanoo Food

A different type of “junk” food. The Bahamian festival of Junkanoo is an energetic, colorful parade that takes place December 26 –January 1. Ring in the New Year with some traditional Junkanoo…

thanksgiving leftovers

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Give Thanks for Leftovers Transform your Thanksgiving leftovers into a Tex-Mex Fiesta! All recipes serve 4. Stuffed Jalapeños Ingredients: 1 ½ cups leftover turkey dressing (I used cornbread dressing) 12 jalapeño peppers,…

bloody mary

Throw a Ghoulishly Good Party

Eeek out this ghostly menu and invite your favorite goblins for Halloween festivities on board. The scariest drink of all is definitely a Bloody Mary! Recipes serve 4 for dinner or 8 for…

vampire blood chili

Vampire Blood Chili

Eeek out this ghostly menu and invite your favorite goblins for Halloween festivities on board. This spooky vampire blood chili is sure to get your guests! Vampire Blood Chili 1 Tbsp. oil 2…

Flag friendly food is what you need to make aboard this 4th of July

Flag Friendly Food

Independence Day Indulgence Celebrate July 4th with a delicious red, white and blue menu! Recipes serve four. Red & White Hasselback Chicken 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 tsp. each salt and pepper…

Holiday-Ready Recipes

Escaping winter weather is more than enough of a reason to cruise warm waters during the holidays. However, cooking while cruising isn’t without its logistical challenges, since traditional holiday roasts aren’t always…

Holiday Recipes

Christmas Cocktail Meatballs

Host a colorful holiday cocktail party during your local boat parade of lights. All holiday recipes serve 6. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone at Southern Boating! Christmas Cocktail Meatballs …

At Ease: Celebrate Mardi Gras

Celebrate Mardi Gras with an easy menu to make in your galley. Serve an old school daiquiri and Cajun Meatballs to start, a lively salad featuring the traditional purple, green and gold…

Treat your sweetheart to a special meal this Valentine’s Day!

Pan-Seared Mahi with Artichoke Relish Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 6 6 5-oz. filets of mahi 1 7-oz. jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained 1 c. grape tomatoes, halved 1⁄4…

Bring in the New Year with this crowd-pleasing menu!

Seared Jumbo Shrimp with Black-Eyed Pea Salsa Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Serves: 6 1 16-oz can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained, or frozen peas, thawed and rinsed 1⁄2…