While I'm sure it is good, and if I am sailing along on a catamaran
at 5 knots with plenty of time...and nothing else to do... it would take a lot more practice and that is cooking at a whole different level. Let alone the inventory and stocking, and what to do with remaining ingredients (not unsolvable, but you would have to plan)
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I've never had instant mash potatoes, but they won out, are cheaper, and are healthier than the ones I buy it looks like.
Add ham, cheese, bacon, onions, ketchup, gravy, peas or any other combination.
I have also picked my own fruit at fruit farms (cheaper than at a store), and have collected free food along the bike paths and in the woods before.
I'm not sure what customs
would say about growing your own herbs on-board, or about brewing your own liquor on board.
Rice and veggies are pretty cheap and good with flavoring.
Pasta and marinara sauce with a can of corn is great.
Chili beans and crackers are good.
Fruit, ice, protein powder, and fruit juice in a blender is a nice morning drink.
If you catch some fish
, there is a lot you can do with that to add it to the above meals
I'm sure there are cookbooks for cruisers.
And if you help people, they often like to share the food they are eating.