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Cooking on a Boat with Kirsten: Episode 3 Rustic Bread

Here’s another recipe for Emma. I modified this recipe from the original that appeared in Cook’s Illustrated.   INGREDIENTS 2cups (10 ounces) all-purpose flour 1cups (5.5 ounces) whole-wheat flour 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon instant or rapid-rise yeast 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons water, room temperature 6 tablespoons mild-flavored lager 1 tbsp. honey Olive […]

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The magical cleaning power of Coca-Cola

Apparently Coke really is magical – and not just in a “I want to teach the world to sing” kind of way. For the second time, I discovered what happens when I accidentally flip the heater switch instead of the stove switch. What happens is that the diesel pump sends diesel to the heater, but […]

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Canning my own oysters? Yes I can can

At Frenchman’s Cove I came across a pile of perfectly sized oysters in clean water. As a local recently reminded me, the ‘red tide’ will soon be making an appearance with the warmer waters and so the availability of oysters will only go down hill from here. How can I preserve the harvest? I’ve flirted […]

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