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Skillet Cake – No Oven Required

Skillet Cake – No Oven Required

Ever have oven envy of those boaters that have ovens for making tasty desserts? An oven is not necessary and lack there of is no reason for not eating fantastic desserts on the boat. Also, I will add that on those hot summer nights even if you have an oven you really don’t want to turn it on. I’m a sucker for anything chocolate related and the ingredients in this cake are pretty much pantry staples on our boat. I…

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Stovetop Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Stovetop Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Being out on the sailboat, running out to the store to get something for your sugar fix is a little easier said than done. If you have a boat oven, baking is always an option, but just because you don’t have an oven is no reason you can’t make cookies. This is a great recipe for making chocolate chip oatmeal cookies right on your stovetop. With only a few ingredients in your pantry, you can have the cabin smelling of freshly…

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Never be Without Sour Cream Again!

Never be Without Sour Cream Again!

Two staples tucked away in your boat pantry and you’ll always have sour cream on board. All you need is two ingredients – Media Crema and either lemon juice or vinegar. Just add a teaspoon of an acid such as lemon juice or vinegar to your Media Crema, mix away and you’re done. Add up to 3 teaspoons of your acid of choice to get the consistency you like. I would recommend adding a teaspoon at a time and mix…

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Craving Fresh Food

Craving Fresh Food

When you’re out sailing around in the summer months, produce at the tiny grocery stores on the small islands can be very limited. Unless you hit the grocery store the day its fresh shipment arrives, the selection of fresh food can be very limited. As much fun as it is to buy the bottom of the barrel week old lettuce, sometimes you’d just rather pass. I don’t know why I didn’t think of this years ago, but alfalfa sprouts are…

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