My New Cuisinart Microwave/Convection Oven is on Sale!

My new 1.2 cu ft. convection/microwave/grill is ON SALE at Amazon – $174! I paid more. My new boat doesn’t have an oven. There’s no space in the galley for dozens of appliances, I need something that does it all (or at least most of it…). Our solution …a convection/microwave/grill that’s 1.2 cubic feet, fits, works and, at least for now, is ON SALE at Amazon!

Keepin’ the Beer COLD (Cerveza Fria!)

Solving the age old crisis of keeping the beer chilled while drinking it …. one chilled beer at a time.

6 Months Later … Yeti vs Pelican vs Engel vs Grizzly vs Yukon … Revisited …

6 months later … our Grizzly premium cooler spent 3 months in the Florida Keys aboard the boat and 3 months camping from south Florida to the Southwest Utah desert canyons. Would we buy another “premium cooler”? How did it go?

Premium Coolers: Engel vs. Grizzly vs. Pelican vs. Yeti vs. Yukon

We finally broke down and bought a premium cooler, despite the marginal results of our Yeti test … which one did we pick, why and what other options did we consider?

Shameless Self Promotion: The Boat Galley Cookbook FREE PDF Sample!

For anyone that didn’t know The Boat Galley Cookbook existed, shameless self promotion! And THANKS to those that have already purchased this indispensable (co-author’s opinion!) reference book for their boat, RV or small landlocked kitchen!

Which Microwave Steamer Is Best?

Who knew my favorite old microwave steamer was unsafe, until I did some research for a new one for the trailer. I’m going to replace the one at the lake and the one on the boat with this one.

Dinner Cooks Itself. Thermal Cooker Aboard?

Dinner waiting when I’m exhausted from snorkeling all day, or hiking over a spectacular mountain pass? Yes, please!

10 Years Later … Outfitting For Cruising

David on the bow, Lighthouse Reef Atoll, Belize

Cruising gear: what works for us and the spare parts we’ve used and now will need to replace. Here’s some of our gear & what we think after 10 years, hopefully it’s helpful.

Refrigeration Saga: Don’t Forget the Seals

As you may recall, in this ongoing saga, when the refrigeration specialist visited us, he diagnosed excess refrigerant as the cause of our frustrations with the fridge refusing to cycle.  After bleeding off some refrigerant, the fridge cycled perfectly.  But then he recommended removing the speed resistor to decrease the amps per hour from 6 […]

Plug The Drain Hole? Duh!

A BIG thank you to Jim, for pointing out the obvious in our refrigerator insulation project. Duh!