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From the Galley: Barbecued Oysters

One of our favorite parts of cruising around Vancouver Island this summer has been the ability to harvest shell fish along the way. We are especially fond of oysters, and though they aren’t everywhere, when we’ve happened upon them, the crew of Yahtzee has been quick to snap up these fresh delicacies to enjoy as […]

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Our first halibut!

Not long after my earlier post about how we were anchored off of Skull Island, fishing for halibut, we caught our first halibut! Kevin got it nicely up to the boat and I had the harpoon at the ready. When the halibut was perfectly positioned, I aimed for just behind the gill plate and went […]

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From the Galley: Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

As far as seafood goes, we love it all, but there’s nothing better on a summer’s evening than some fresh crab meat. During a recent stop in the Octopus Islands, we got four big ones and while cleaning and devouring the succulent meat in the cockpit, decided to save the rest for a few recipes. We had […]

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From the galley: Sea Asparagus Grilled Salad

While cruising the beautiful waters of British Columbia, we’ve long noticed the green, string-looking plant known as sea asparagus that grows wild along the many tidal shores that we explore. Last summer, our cruising buddy Chris Troutner pointed out that the plant is edible and it took us until recently when we saw it as […]

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Ice box upgrade

I’m ruined. I like being productive, but it does not trump other needs in my life like sailing, or walking in the woods, or being creative for the sake of being creative. Or blogging for that matter, which explains why this website has been so quiet. To offset my programming marathon and just ‘unplug’, I […]

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And the winner of the Northwest Cruiser’s Cook-Off is…

When we started the Three Sheets Northwest/Fisheries Supply Northwest Cruiser’s Cook-Off last fall and put out the call for your favorite recipes to cook aboard, we didn’t realize two things: 1) That we’d have so many great submissions. And 2) That it would be so difficult to stage an actual cook-off. The final cook-off event has hit […]

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