Garden in a can gift idea

I think this would make a great gift for someone you know that is headed out on their boat cruising. It’s called “Garden in a Can”. It’s a self contained garden, all set to use. It’s a can (tin), soil, and seeds. It has a pop top lid. You open it, plant the seeds in the soil, water it and

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Sandwich Baskets

This idea was suggested by my friend Tom Rose who sails “Corsair”. This gadget saves on water by cutting the amount of dishes you have to wash, and it saves on trash because of less bulky paper products. Less water, less trash, it’s a winner on any boat. The idea is to use just a napkin or a very thin

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Spices to Go

If I’m going on a delivery, chartering, or racing long distance offshore and I’m responsible for the cooking, here’s one of the tricks I use. Buying spices can be expensive, and if you are on the boat for just one week, it can be wasteful too. So what I do is use a “pill dispenser” to bring some spices along

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Feeding the offshore crew

Feeding the offshore racing or delivery crew. Imagine tossing a chicken carcass into a cage of hungry wolves, I think that’s a good idea of what feeding time looks like on a lot of offshore racers and delivery boats. As cook, on a sea going racer, you need not worry about comparisons to the finer restaurants in town. The ingredients

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