One of the best things about working on Hindu is the creative license we have. If people are going to enjoy it, and it makes the boat happy, lets do it! Josh and I came up with the idea of creating a “Make your own Bloody Mary” bar onboard. Brunch is huge in Key West. Why not do a Key West Sailing brunch? I believe the idea came up after one of us threw a donut on a skewer and stuck it in our drink…..(looking at you two cents bar!).
We weren’t entirely sure what the vision for this sail would be, but we knew what we didn’t want it to be, and the products we wanted to use had to be local. The Key West artisans market provided the perfect setting for almost all of our local products. John Nutting, who owns Pickle Baron provided us with the majority of our “Heavy Hitters”. The “Wicked Hot” pickles are by far the most asked for item on board- sweet, with a lasting spice at the end. His pickled okra and green beans also mixed really well with Zing Zang mix that we prefer to use.
Pepper’s of Key West provided us with our hot sauces, with the Habanero being the most popular so far.
One little gift that John gave us as well, the Bacon Jam we haven’t quite figured out how to use! The idea was to have a bacon jam rimmed cup, with crushed up bacon sticking to it. One problem- it won’t stick on our cups!
Josh believes in #breakfastsalads so we also wanted some hearty options. We go to Faustos for their thick, uncut Sunday Bacon, and Eaton Street Market for their Key West pink shrimps.
We also serve pastries from Old Town Bakery, as well as the occasional Dragonfruit!
We are still working, and always trying to improve. Come on board and give us suggestions!
Tom & Josh