Tag: sailing

  • Canning Ground Beef

    This recipe at the bottom of this page was given to me by Aggie, a circumnavigating sailor on Honey Moon from Mooloolaba, Australia. Unfortunately, when I tried it, none of my jars sealed, and the result was several pounds of gray, unpleasant-looking meat that I had to eat immediately, because I do not have a…

  • Brining Butter

    This will allow you to keep butter without refrigeration for up to 6 months. To make brine: Boil 2 cups of water and add 1/4 C of non-iodized salt (pickling or kosher salt works fine). Allow to cool. Sterilize several wide-mouth jars and lids in boiling water. Set on a towel on the counter and…

  • No-bake oatmeal cookies

     You can read about what happened when I tried this recipe in the article, “What’s a cross between fudge and cookie?” This came from Practical Sailor’s Mailport, Sept. 2007. They printed the recipe as proof that one can make cookies aboard without an oven. They’re not much like cookies. More like peanut butter-chocolate fudge with…