Making your own mozzarella is probably easier than you’ve imagined — it only takes 30 minutes and you can use powdered milk, a huge bonus if you’re cruising in remote locations! [More] Making Mozzarella
Cruising without Refrigeration
No refrigeration on your boat?
Don't despair -- with these tricks for storing food and a bit of info about meal planning and prep, you can eat well!
Real, true whipping cream that doesn’t have to be refrigerated until you open it?? YES! [More] Boxed Whipping Cream
Cruising Mexico? Don’t miss this great bagged meat that does NOT require refrigeration until its opened. And since it’s already cooked, it’s perfect for a quick meal on a hot day. [More] Chata Chilorio
Lots of cruisers that store eggs outside the refrigerator flip the cartons each day. But how do you know if your partner has already done it today? [More] Which Way Up?
If your boat doesn’t have refrigeration, milk for cereal gets “interesting.” Here are a couple of options! [More] Milk with No Refrigeration
Lin Pardey explains how to select produce that will last the longest on a sea voyage in a video tour of a farmer’s market. [More] Selecting Vegetables – Lin Pardey
Make your own hanging fruit basket that solves three big problems with the wire ones! Easy and inexpensive, too. [More] A Better Hanging Fruit Basket
Save space and weight aboard with powdered milk for your baking and cooking — if you know where to get the good stuff, you’ll be surprised at how good it is! [More] Great Powdered Milk
Boxed milk doesn’t have to be refrigerated until it’s opened, making it perfect anytime you’ll be away from stores for an extended time — or if you don’t have a refrigerator! [More] Boxed Milk
You pull out a can and notice a bit of rust on the rim. It is safe to eat? Do you have to throw it out? Here are the rules for deciding. [More] Are Rusty Cans Safe to Eat From?