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Liquid Motivation: Date Night

Thank you Martin. Thank you Jeff & Paula. Thank you for funding a much needed “fancy dinner” in town. I remember reading Lin and Larry Pardey’s books and how Larry would take Lin out for dinner on their first night in port as a break from cooking. We both cook on board but when we […]

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Zombie Apocalypse 2015

I reached into the locker and pulled out a can of pasta sauce, the lid read best if used by 2013, i wondered where and when I purchased that old can, didn’t matter dinner was delicious. Unlike most Americans who are still paying for food they charged in 2013 were still eating food we bought […]

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Sockeye Fishing and Canning

The sockeye (red) salmon are finally  running on the Kenai River! This is the main thing we have been looking forward to since being back in Alaska. There is nothing like going fishing and knowing you will actually catch something. And I never tire of the scenery and watching the bald eagles. Yes, that really is the color of […]

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The selection of refreshments available at OysterFest is breathtaking - (Photo courtesy OysterFest 2014)

Oysterfest on the way in Shelton

The 33rd annual OysterFest is coming up in Shelton, Washington, this Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and October 5, combining two of the best parts of Northwest boating: amazing fresh seafood and a whole lot of booze. Twenty-two different breweries are bringing micro-brews to the Festival and nineteen wineries will have an assortment of their […]

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The thrill of the grill: kebabs and curry couscous

There’s still time to fire up that grill and enjoy the sunset from your cockpit. And what better way than skewering fish or meats alongside fruits of the season? Kebabs are easy to assemble. In fact, you could put out all the prepared ingredients in assorted bowls and have your guests decide what creative mixtures […]

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Berries for the Fourth

Yay! It’s berry season! Time to pick up colorful baskets of strawberries, blueberries and blackberries to celebrate the bounty of summer. And there’s no better time to make a special dessert with red, white and blue. I’ve selected a trifle for this month’s recipe. The name tells it all: Heavenly Strawberries. I’ve made this recipe […]

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