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Old 16-05-2018, 16:10   #31
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Re: Shake-Out Cruise Provisioning...

Originally Posted by Pete7 View Post
Indeed whilst sail training with the Royal Navy it was standard practise to wear foul weather salopettes and wellies whilst cooking underway even in hot climates. We all thought the skipper mad until a pan of hot spaghetti jumped off the stove and disappeared down the back of the cooker. Had the yacht lurched the other way the cook would have been wearing the spaghetti.
I used to have an old rubber apron from Chemistry class that I wore in the galley, till Jim took over the cooking.

Proteus Rising, there are other discussions on CF about this, but many of the dishes you cook in a slow cooker can be cooked in a pressure cooker on board; and, unlike other pots and pans, if the lid is secured, spillage will be limited to what can get out that tiny vent hole. [We have two aboard]. To mimic the slow cooker, some people bring the pot to pressure, and turn it off. And let the stuff cook from the residual heat. Then bring back up to pressure, if it needs another go around. Make sure your stove is either gimbaled, or has "pot holders", s/s gizmos that hold the pot on the stove. Fixed stoves usually also will have a rail around the perimeter that will accept "pot holders". Probably Fisheries Supply has them if your boat lacks them.


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