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What is it really like being a Merchant Mariner?

Welcome to Seafarers Cookbooks’ web page and blog!

I’m glad you’re here. I’m Melissa, chef and author of Seafarers Cookbook. A few years ago, I started working on merchant ships – cooking and traveling the world. I love all things cooking, travel and organization. It is my mission to teach cooking skills, so that cooking becomes a joy rather than a chore.   Weather you are a seasoned pro or beginner I want to share my education, skill and experience with you. 


 To learn more about me, my cookbooks, and being a Merchant Mariner here 

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No Recipe Chicken Soup

  Learn how to make soup with out a recipe. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of making chicken noodle soup from scratch. Using this method you can make any number of clear soups without a recipe. Check out the video here:  

Parmesan Breakfast Potatoes

Learn to make bread like a Pro 👩‍🍳

Want to make home made bread like a Pro? Check out my Youtube video. From start to finish product this video teaches you the “How and Why” behind each step. You can see the recipe here: And you can see each step here:  

Amazing trip * Bahamas and Panama Canal

So, what I thought was going to be a relaxing job going between Louisiana and Florida turned out to be quite an adventure. This is the first time I have boarded a ship in my home port (Fort Lauderdale). Usually, I fly somewhere to meet the ship. That was nice but I totally over packed …

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Irish Car Bomb Cake


Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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