New meals making their way onto Coast Guard plates

New meals making their way onto Coast Guard plates
by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto Meat sizzles on the stove; boiling vegetables are monitored closely. Spices add zest to a side dish; the aroma of newly baked bread hangs in the air. Fruits are sliced carefully- soon to be part of a pudding. The kitchen is a space where all one’s senses work at the same time. Along with music, dancing, and art, cooking is one of the cultural universals...