Author Archives: Heather

Homemade Biscuit Mix

This blog post is by request of  fellow cruisers looking for something to replace Bisquick — a product that is hard to find in Mexico.  Bisquick-like biscuit mix is incredibly easy to make.  We did taste tests cooking biscuits and … Continue reading

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Fresh Mozzarella Revisited

When I first wrote about making fresh mozzarella aboard Legacy (Fresh Mozzarella) I noted that the texture of the cheese was different from what I was used to ashore.  Since I have access to a shore-based kitchen this summer, I … Continue reading

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“Season to Taste” — What exactly does that mean?

In many recipes you’ll see the words, “season to taste”.  Most cooks just throw in a little salt and pepper and hope for the best, but there are some useful techniques to produce better tasting food.  With the recipe below, … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Cooking — Beat the Heat Aboard

Cooking while cruising in hot climates can be daunting. Cruisers in places like Central America or the Sea of Cortez in the summer tend to eat out, or make meals aboard of cold food or easily prepared snacks. Sometimes, though, … Continue reading

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Using Media Crema

One useful staple in the cruising galley is “Media Crema”, or canned table cream.  The most common version of this dairy product is made by Nestle and is available in Latin American countries, in many larger U.S. supermarkets, and elsewhere … Continue reading

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