Total win — al dente pasta with less water, less propane or other fuel, and less heat and steam in the boat! [More] Pasta on the Boat
Provisioning, Food Storage & Cooking
Cooking on a boat IS different -- provisioning, food storage, and being on a moving platform all add challenges.
Helpful hints, great products and boat-friendly recipes to make it easy!
For more help, check out The Boat Galley Cookbook and The Boat Galley Guide to Storing Food without Refrigeration.
Meat wrappers can make for really stinky trash, particularly in a hot climate. Here’s a simple way to avoid that! [More] Meat Wrappers in the Trash
People tell you to wash cans of food when you bring it aboard . . . but why? And why wash them again when you’re going to use them? [More] Why Wash Cans?
Can’t keep your stove lit as wind comes through the galley and keeps blowing it out? Use a windscreen — here’s a couple of ideas. [More] Stove Windscreen
Whether it’s flour on the countertop or a leaking container in the cupboard, a little thought ahead of time can make the clean up a lot easier! [More] Contain the Mess
Like real cream in your coffee? Here’s individual servings of half & half that don’t have to be refrigerated! [More] Unrefrigerated REAL Cream for Coffee
Freezing foods in Ziplocs is a real space saver . . . until a bag pops open and you have a leak, spill or freezer burn. An easy way to avoid the problems! [More] Freezing in Ziplocs
Very easy way to extend the life of berries — it’s about doubled how long they last for me. All it takes is a little vinegar and a paper towel. [More] How to Keep Berries Fresh
If you’re away from your boat, how do you know if the refrigerator is staying as cold as it should? Here’s an easy way to tell. [More] Refrigerator Monitoring
How to store celery for three weeks or more so it stays crisp and doesn’t rot. This method also works to store celery without refrigeration. [More] How to Store Celery