Hippo Book

Reading Time: 5 minutes A few months ago, Jan Wooller got in touch with us. Along with her sage advice, she sent along a copy of her book, “We Hate Hippos: Stories of a Sea Gypsy’s Life.” I take the Hippo book (which I have come to refer to it with Andrew) as knowledge dispensed from a friend who is looking out for you. 


Lifecycle of ingredients

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve followed our Culinary Adventures, you’ll start to see a theme of no waste in this household. We love cooking and riffing off recipes and sometimes this will evolve over the lifecycle of ingredients to create some fun, novel adventures in cooking and help us when we live aboard RJ Slocum.


Canned Food Recipes

Reading Time: 8 minutes During the pandemic, we’ve been having fun performing culinary experiments with canned food recipes and figuring out how to provision for offshore cruising. We hand-picked the tastiest recipes which are easy to cook while making passage or at anchor.


Happy Birthday!

Reading Time: 6 minutes Staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic sure makes it hard to plan a surprise for Andrew. I am probably nuts to be writing a happy birthday blog weeks in advance, as it may tip my hand on my plans. But it sure is fun to see what will happen!


Cook now explore later

Reading Time: 7 minutes Cook now explore later is the story of our pandemic life as we are all doing our part: to stay home and save lives. In this post, we feature tried and true recipes that we cook in our home throughout the year. We believe these recipes will transition perfectly aboard a sailboat.


Go/No-Go Decision

Reading Time: 8 minutes Tumultuous would be le mot juste to describe the week which followed our trip to Ft. Lauderdale. As the week progressed, we would have to face a go/no-go decision with regards to purchasing s/v Rachel J. Slocum. Under the shadow of coronavirus, find out what we decided.