Day #7: First Trip to Costco

Day #7: First Trip to Costco

I made the crew eat cereal for breakfast and scrambled to make their lunch before the boat left the harbor at 9 am. Two casseroles…

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Day #6: Pork Roast (aka., Going Head-to-head with the Crock-pot)

Day #6: Pork Roast (aka., Going Head-to-head with the Crock-pot)

Inspiration The most common word you hear on the boat right now is “transit.” After more than a month in dry-dock, the desire to sail…

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Day #5: No More Babysteps

Day #5: No More Babysteps

Only two members of the crew recognized the dish I was serving to them. But when the plates were cleaned off the table, nothing was…

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Day #4: Hurrah for Hamburgers

Day #4: Hurrah for Hamburgers

After the weekend was over,  I made my way back to the boat armed with new tools: an oven-proof glove, chili-laden chocolate from the Brooklyn-based Mast…

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Day #3: Backed Up

Day #3: Backed Up

Friday arrived. I had plans to leave for Boston by 3 pm. But before I could leave, I had to make all of the meals…

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Day #2: Green Curry

Day #2: Green Curry

From a box “Hey, she came back!” said the captain the next morning when I entered the galley an hour before muster and found him…

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Day #1: Spaghetti Marinara

Day #1: Spaghetti Marinara

I had never worked as a cook. I had never worked on a boat. But that didn’t stop me from applying, or them from hiring me. This is how my adventures at sea began.

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