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Search: Posts Made By: JanetGroene
Forum: Provisioning 05-28-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By JanetGroene
Nuts in Honey?

I just received a gift that I absolutely love. It is a quart jar packed solid with assorted nuts and then filled to the brim with honey, I know honey is a preservative but does anyone know how long...
Forum: Provisioning 05-21-2012
Replies: 94
Views: 21,219
Posted By JanetGroene
Re: Food Suggestions

Canned foods for and against:

Pro: Open can(s), remove label, sit cans in a pan in an inch of water, cover and heat. Eat out of the can(s), use clean hot water in the pan for washing up. Quick...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 03-25-2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By JanetGroene
Re: Replacing Leaky Windows

Don't overlook the fact that water from previous leaks could have channeled long distances within the boat. When you get the old windows out, make sure there isn't rot in unexpected places. Good luck.
Forum: Provisioning 03-20-2012
Replies: 158
Views: 9,992
Posted By JanetGroene
Re: Have over 7 Days Food Aboard?

You bet I have more than a seven-day supply, not just food but other essentials such as paper products. Food is the cheapest, most reliable insurance you can buy. This isn't about hoarding or fear of...
Forum: Living Aboard 02-18-2012
Replies: 46
Views: 5,133
Posted By JanetGroene
Here's an alternative. Buy a new garden pressure...

Here's an alternative. Buy a new garden pressure sprayer (not an old one that has held poisons), heat the water on the stove or whatever means you have, and you have a shower wand. If you don't...
Forum: Provisioning 02-18-2012
Replies: 158
Views: 9,992
Posted By JanetGroene
I remember President Clinton issuing an executive...

I remember President Clinton issuing an executive order making it a crime to "hoard" food and I always wondered how this went down with Mormons, who are required to have a one-year food supply. Can...
Forum: Chartering 02-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By JanetGroene
Geoff makes an important point. As a liveaboard...

Geoff makes an important point. As a liveaboard boater I could control comforts but as a boating writer who sailed on many other boats I often found myself in hot, stuffy cabins. It's important to...
Forum: Provisioning 02-01-2012
Replies: 15
Views: 4,845
Posted By JanetGroene
I love the comment about provisions providing...

I love the comment about provisions providing independence. I also call it insurance. If you don't need it you can eat it later, give it away or swap it. Many times we have made new friends in...
Forum: Chartering 02-01-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,988
Posted By JanetGroene
I too would opt for a boat with AC. If...

I too would opt for a boat with AC. If ventilation is not good or winds die, it's there. Sounds like you're cramming a lot of people into one boat, so keep in mind that you need a boat that not only...
Forum: Provisioning 01-28-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,350
Posted By JanetGroene
Nice to hear from you but no relation....

Nice to hear from you but no relation. Incidentally, we pronounce it GRAYnee but many Groenes (they came from northern Germany or Holland) either changed the spelling or pronounce it GROANee.
Forum: Provisioning 01-27-2012
Replies: 25
Views: 4,350
Posted By JanetGroene
Four methods for baking without an oven are...

Four methods for baking without an oven are described in my The Galley Book (David McKay). This is not shameless self-promotion because the book is out of print but you can get used copies on Amazon....
Forum: Provisioning 11-30-2011
Replies: 45
Views: 3,962
Posted By JanetGroene
This isn't a self-serving plug because my books...

This isn't a self-serving plug because my books are now out of print but I continue to write about, practice and develop recipes having to do with provisions. I post a Pantry Recipe of the Week on my...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-22-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 5,317
Posted By JanetGroene
Smile Well, in Clark Gable movies, all he had to do was...

Well, in Clark Gable movies, all he had to do was give the panicker a couple of sharp slaps. :)
Forum: Provisioning 10-22-2011
Replies: 53
Views: 5,101
Posted By JanetGroene
Two Burners

I do a lot of shuffling, which allows me to cook a number of things on two burners. While pressure continues to cook in the pressure cooker I can stir-fry, then set that aside to put the coffee pot...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 10-02-2011
Replies: 32
Views: 3,528
Posted By JanetGroene
Whether or not they can take your domicile in a...

Whether or not they can take your domicile in a bankruptcy depends on state law.
Forum: Living Aboard 09-20-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 7,125
Posted By JanetGroene
Workamper again

I was unclear when I said the Workamper service is free. Job seekers can choose from levels of membership that are about $15 and up. However, the deal is between the employer and employee. Job...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-20-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 7,125
Posted By JanetGroene
Workamper has five levels of membership so it's...

Workamper has five levels of membership so it's possible you are getting only the basic access. Upper level members get the Hotline and hop on the good jobs really fast. In this economy, we must be...
Forum: Living Aboard 09-18-2011
Replies: 46
Views: 7,125
Posted By JanetGroene
People who live and travel fulltime in RV's use a...

People who live and travel fulltime in RV's use a free service called Workamper. Employers who have seasonal or temporary jobs to offer advertise with Workamper. People who need jobs can apply. Of...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 09-18-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 5,574
Posted By JanetGroene
Have you heard of this oldie? Put Vicks Vapo-Rub...

Have you heard of this oldie? Put Vicks Vapo-Rub in the navel. I understand that in France, where suppositories are used more widely than in the U.S. there is also one for mal de mer. Both these are...
Forum: SailNet FAQ 09-08-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 6,919
Posted By JanetGroene
We have caught mahi-mahi under sail from...

We have caught mahi-mahi under sail from 29-footer on 80-pound line and sturdy hook using only scrap of yellow rag as a lure. We are interested only in meat fishing, enough for ourselves. This may...
Forum: Provisioning 09-05-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 4,350
Posted By JanetGroene
Instructions, recipe were published in my book...

Instructions, recipe were published in my book The Galley Book (McKay), now out of print but used copies available at Amazon. Remove rubber gasket. Grease cooker and sprinkle with cornmeal. Cast...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-05-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By JanetGroene
Hello from the Suwannee River

This is boating writer Janet Groene, currently on Suwannee River, Florida. Lived 10 years on board 29-foot Botved LA Cruiser "Sans Souci" in Bahamas, Florida but as a boating writer I have been on...
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