Get to Know Your Stews

April 13, 2022

Jackie and Audrey, Steward and Assistant Steward, G Watch

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Jackie and Audrey enjoy a quarter deck sunset.

Ship's Log

Noon Position
29°25.58°N x 079°13.39°W

Ship Heading
70°

Ship Speed
4.5 knots

Taffrail Log
302 nm

Weather / Wind / Sail Plan
Heading out of the Gulf stream, East into the Sargasso Sea

Description of location
Heading out of the Gulf stream, East into the Sargasso Sea

Souls on Board

Jackie and Audrey here! We wanted to take the time for you, our followers, to get to know us, the stewards (chefs) onboard Mama Cramer. We will start with our interview session and then give you a run down on what we cooked today and a recipe for you to try at home.

Afternoon snack

THE INTERVIEW:

Any siblings?

Jackie: A younger brother. Hey, Jimmy!

Audrey: An older brother. Hey, Tony!

Where did you go to school?

J: Graduated from Kenyon College with a major in Environmental Studies & a minor in Biology.

A: Brevard College with a major in Environmental Science and Math.

Musical talent?

J: Plays the flute but wishes she could play the guitar.

A: Zero. Loves singin’ though.

A song you wish you could hear right now?

J: The new Maggie Rogers song because she forgot to listen to it before we left port.

A: Huckleberry Love by Caamp.

1st thing you learned to cook?

J: Her Grandma taught her to make cheesy scrambled eggs but now she can’t eat either - lactose intolerant and egg intolerant. Tough luck.

A: Prolly a box of mac n’ cheese. The Kraft kind. Audrey loves her dairy.

Assistant Scientist Matt and Deckhand Reba support Galley Watch by dumping slops.

Favorite movie genre?

J: Rom-Com but drop the com.

A: Comedy!

What are you currently reading?

J: The new Sally Rooney book┘ but she doesn’t know how she feels about it.

A: Home Cookin’

What can’t you live without on board?

J: Portable lantern for cozy lighting and lots of wools socks.

A: Toothbrush, headlamp, lotion, journal, and a good book.

If you could have any two liquids shoot out of your finger guns what would they be?

J: Dirty iced chai with oat milk (left) and cooking oil (right).

A: Coffee (left) and milk (right).

TODAY’S EATS:

Breakfast: Smoothie bowls with yogurt, granola, and kiwis.

Morning Snack: Banana cardamom bread pudding

Lunch: Mediterranean salad bowls with toppings (pickled onions, olives, feta, hummus, roasted chickpeas, tzatziki, taboulleh).

Afternoon Snack: Charcuterie board

Dinner: Shepherd’s pie with salad and honey focaccia

Mid-Rats: Lemon poppy seed muffins

Jackie’s Tzatziki Recipe:

*Endorsed by 1st Scientist, whose family is Greek:  It’s as good as my mom’s!

2-3 cucumbers, grated and water squeezed out

4 cups Greek yogurt’

1/3 cup olive oil

Cup fresh dill

Splash of lemon juice (to taste)

2-4 cloves garlic, minced

Salt to taste

-  Jackie and Audrey, Steward and Assistant Steward, G Watch

Contact: Douglas Karlson, Director of Communications, 508-444-1918 | dkarlson@sea.edu

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2 Comments

  1. Candice White April 13, 2022 at 12:44 - Reply

    very creative and funny. sounds like the crew is well-fed! and I may have to try that Tzatziki recipe

  2. Debra April 18, 2022 at 23:30 - Reply

    Can’t wait to try your Tzatziki recipe! Although I might have to reduce the measurements as Supi’s family isn’t that big. 🙂 Also, happy to share a brisket recipe.
    Happy belated birthday.
    Supi’s Mom

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