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Forum: The Galley 02-14-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,135
Posted By Mate1860
The Perfect Egg

House sitting at the moment. One very cool aspect of that is getting to browse through other people's cook books. I came across a stack of Cook's Illustrated (July-Aug 2013)and noticed the topic of...
Forum: The Galley 01-21-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,882
Posted By Mate1860
Eating on the Wild Side

After hearing a radio interview I recently purchased a new book titled "Eating on the Wild Side".

The author, Jo Robinson, discusses modern day agriculture and harvesting techniques and the book...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 01-21-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,077
Posted By Mate1860
"A fellow named R.T. McMullen got it right as...

"A fellow named R.T. McMullen got it right as well. He was found dead by some French fishermen on June 15, 1891. "He was sitting in the cockpit, with his face looking towards the sky." The doctor...
Forum: The Galley 01-21-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,211
Posted By Mate1860
Bread in a Pressure Cooker

Does anyone have a tried and true recipe for making bread in a pressure cooker? I usually make biscuits in our cast iron pot but would like to try something new.

Thanks!
Forum: The Galley 11-26-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,725
Posted By Mate1860
Thanksgiving Dinner?

We had been invited to dinner with some recent aquaintences but received a phone call this morning saying dinner was off due to the illness of a close friend.

Dinner on the boat instead....LOL,...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 11-17-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,660
Posted By Mate1860
" I still don't see the equipment being the big...

" I still don't see the equipment being the big thing that eats up cruisers' budgets though. It's the flights home to see family, rental cars, side trips, eating out, clothes, hefty bar bills, diving...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 11-17-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,353
Posted By Mate1860
I choked on my tea! LOL! Welcome to Cruiser...

I choked on my tea! LOL!

Welcome to Cruiser Log.
Forum: The Galley 10-29-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,391
Posted By Mate1860
lottery win

LOL, that is about what it would take to get us to install refrigeration.

We always joke that if we won the lottery we would not buy a new boat but instead completely refurbish ours.
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 10-29-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,324
Posted By Mate1860
Woohoo! Sounds like you are up for an adventure....

Woohoo! Sounds like you are up for an adventure.

Don't worry about getting your own boat, crew for someone else.
So are you thinking of the standard "Anchor" tatoo or something else?
Forum: The Galley 10-28-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,391
Posted By Mate1860
Living aboard without refrigeration.

I am frequently asked how my husband and I manage to live on our boat without refrigeration. I recently wrote an article (https://cruisinglealea.com/eatinghealthywithoutrefrigeration.html) explaining...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 10-28-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,972
Posted By Mate1860
Aloha Jay, Look forward to hearing about...

Aloha Jay,

Look forward to hearing about your experiences.
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 10-22-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,539
Posted By Mate1860
Aloha Anu, Welcome aboard! Looking forward...

Aloha Anu,

Welcome aboard! Looking forward to hearing about your trip. Will this be your first major passage? How many others are going?

Fair Winds,
Forum: The Poop Deck 10-18-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By Mate1860
Reminds me of the time we took one of my...

Reminds me of the time we took one of my husband's business associates out for a day sail. We were all loaded up and just getting ready to cast off the lines.

"Does the boat always move this...
Forum: The Galley 10-18-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,947
Posted By Mate1860
Does anyone can?

We recently met a couple in AK who are totally "off grid". They have a 35' steel boat they compleyely built themselves - very nice. I was fascinated when we visited their boat as they were in the...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 10-18-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,222
Posted By Mate1860
Aloha! Get your feet wet, tell us more...

Aloha!

Get your feet wet, tell us more about yourself.
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 02-02-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By Mate1860
Your wife will gain confidence as you aquire sea...

Your wife will gain confidence as you aquire sea miles. Communication is the key to a successful sailing couple. If something goes wrong, which it will, talk about how you will prevent it from...
Forum: The Poop Deck 01-07-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,321
Posted By Mate1860
I haven't laughed that hard in a very long time!!

I haven't laughed that hard in a very long time!!
Forum: The Galley 01-07-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,300
Posted By Mate1860
I don't use scrapers anymore since I found a ...

I don't use scrapers anymore since I found a trick to avoid the whole mess.

While the pan is still HOT drizzle dish soup into the pan. It will sizzle and foam. Swirl pan around, add a bit of...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 03-12-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,164
Posted By Mate1860
Uh...I think you are trying to use to much logic....

Uh...I think you are trying to use to much logic.

Just think "We are broke and need to" fine'd" money somewhere"

More severe boating regulations are coming. I distinctly remember listening to...
Forum: Rigging & Sails 03-01-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,684
Posted By Mate1860
Suggest you pick up Bruce Bingham's book "The...

Suggest you pick up Bruce Bingham's book "The Sailor's Sketchbook". He shows how to make a bridle for raising and lowering your mast which we have used many times. Using the bridle my husband can...
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 03-01-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,100
Posted By Mate1860
LOL, that would be the husband that came with the...

LOL, that would be the husband that came with the boat.
Forum: Pets, Children & Guests 03-01-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,624
Posted By Mate1860
Beautiful! Bree says "keep your paws on deck" ...

Beautiful!
Bree says "keep your paws on deck"

Aloha
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 02-26-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,624
Posted By Mate1860
Sounds like you are having a blast! ...

Sounds like you are having a blast!

Winemaker by day...LOL you should be able to sign on for crew anywhere.
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 02-15-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,615
Posted By Mate1860
Don't let the lack of "professional" training...

Don't let the lack of "professional" training stop you from getting out there. I have never taken a sailing class. Look into joining a delivery crew and gain some experience without the additional...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 02-10-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,446
Posted By Mate1860
Newer boats are designed and built by the...

Newer boats are designed and built by the accounting departments based on demand. The majority market share is looking for roomy boats more suited for entertaining. Durability does not come into...
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