Putting a bay leaf in canisters of flour is great for keeping bugs out, but what about keeping the bay leaf out of your baking. Here’s a simple trick to solve that problem! [More] Bay Leaves in Flour
How do you store food in a hot, humid moving place with no obvious pantry?
Tips for storing just about every type of food, with or without a refrigerator.
How do you keep from realizing that you’re almost out of something and buying a spare . . . several times over? [More] Too Many Spares on Hand?
Uggh. How do you remember what’s in the refrigerator? A great tip from two experienced cruisers! [More] What’s In The Refrigerator?
Yuck! I thought maple syrup was one of those things that stayed good forever. Wrong. [More] Moldy Maple Syrup
Everyone KNOWS you have to refrigerate mayonnaise . . . but do you? [More] Unrefrigerated Mayo?
Figuring out where to stow provisions is tough, but some things become clear when you start thinking about the weight distribution too. [More] Stowing Provisions: Weight Distribution
What do you do when the only bread aboard has a bit of mold? Can you go ahead and eat it? [More] Moldy Bread
By removing spices from their bottles, you can get far more into the same space. Here’s a system for nicely organizing them. [More] Bag Your Spices
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?
Frustrated by crushed bread and crackers? Got a little space that would be perfect for storing them, except no shelves? Here’s one reader’s solution that works perfectly! [More] Innovative Bread Storage