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Old 31-05-2013, 11:47   #1
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June Giveaway - Boat Galley Cookbooks

At Cruisers Forum we are pleased to offer our members a Monthly Vendor Giveaway Prize, which we hope will help our members learn about the sponsors who support our community. Our goal is to create ways for our members to engage with our sponsors, earning a chance to win a prize donated by the sponsor. We feel this will provide the sponsor a unique opportunity to embrace our laser focused audience and provide our amazing members an easy and free way to win some gear!

A special thanks to The Boat Galley for providing the prize for our June Giveaway, FREE Boat Galley Cookbooks with a value of $36 each for ten lucky winners ($ 360 total value).

Sponsor Information:
The Boat Galley Cookbook is the one comprehensive galley guide needed on every boat, whether for a weekend sail or a cruise around the world:
  • 800+ recipes made from readily-obtainable ingredients with hand utensils, including numerous choices to suit every taste: not just one cake but 15, 19 ways to prepare fish, 9 regional barbeque sauces, and so on.
  • Step-by-step directions to give even “non-cooks” the confidence they can turn out tasty meals without prepared foods.
  • Detailed instructions on unfamiliar things like making yogurt and bread, grilling virtually every food imaginable, preparing and cooking freshly-caught fish and seafood, cutting up and boning meat, cooking in a Thermos and baking on the stove top, as well as lots of tips on how to do things more easily in a tiny, moving kitchen.
  • All this in an easy-to-navigate format including side tabs on the Contents to help you find your way and extensive cross reference lists at the end of each chapter.

Give-A-Way Information:
Boat Galley Cookbook is giving away $360 of cookbooks this month, one to each of ten lucky members!

To enter, simply do the following:
  1. Visit the site Boat Galley Cookbook
  2. Copy the URL of an article you find particularly helpful.
  3. Paste the URL of the article into a post in this thread/discussion.
  4. It would be interesting for other members if you tell us why you find that particular article useful, but it’s not required!
That's all you have to do, so don't forget the links!

More Rules and Info:
  1. Any member of Cruisers Forum may enter.
  2. Members can only post once in the contest thread, so be sure to check you have included the link before you post!
  3. Entries without links will be disqualified.
  4. Members who have made a mistake may hit the red triangle to report the post and alert the moderators.
  5. Members must post a link back to an article from the vendor's website.
  6. On the last day of the month we will close the thread and randomly pick a post (or posts) in the thread, that will be the winner. We will use to choose a number between 2 and the last entry number (seeing the first post is the announcement). Whatever number is selected equates to the post number that wins.
  7. No purchase is required to enter.
  8. We will announce the winner at the end of the thread and close it again.
  9. Members who break the rules will be disqualified!

If you are bursting to ask a question about this awesome Giveaway, I have created a FAQs thread for you to post on, so you don't have to get disqualified from here for double posting!!!
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Old 31-05-2013, 16:14   #2
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Re: June Giveaway - Boat Galley Cookbooks

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Old 31-05-2013, 20:53   #3
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I grew up in a microwave world. This could take some getting used to!
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Does Organizing Waste Space?

Livin' in a small sailboat........ you know how it is : )
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Does Organizing Waste Space?

Livin' in a small sailboat........ you know how it is : )
Thanks, I enjoyed this read, and I think I must have come across it before since we now organise all our dried goods into small 1l or large 5l ice cream containers, which HWMO has been obligingly ploughing through ready for the moment we cast off!

Another one I must have read and paid attention to is this one: How to Store Dry Dog Food on a Boat since we have all our kibble stored in 5l containers under the quarterberth

Thanks for this Carolyn... I love your website and can't wait to read your book (inshallah!)!
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I need a few of these. Cockpit Light or Night Light I love candles on the boat but hate the black soot above them and the fire hazard. I am on the lookout for some nice LED candles and these look good. thanks

Need a Pizza Cutter? Sissors? great idea, gonna try next time I make Pizza. Thanks

Stove Top Baking looks like an interesting way to bake

Are Rusty Cans Safe to Eat From? Rusty tins? always wondered if I could eat from them.

Storing Food on a Boat All about storage. being messy I'm gonna need to read all this thread!

Really interesting site, if the cookbook is anywhere near as good I'll need to get a copy for Kaz (the girl with every cookbook) Cheers
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Great contest idea. Great items they have .
A Crock Pot On Board? stew and chili all winter long
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Reading a lot about fires lately and it really seems like the Fire Blanket is a no-brainer. We can all find/create a small spot in nearby accessible stowage for something like this.

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Interesting on stove baking info

Omnia Stove Top Baking Oven
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Old 02-06-2013, 13:23   #11
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Hi fellow cruisers;
Fantastic chance to win a copy of the BEST cruising cookbook ever! It's awful hard to choose a favorite article, but the one that really impressed me was the use of baking stones in the oven! How to Use a Baking Stone . I used two medium sized Pampered Chef shallow stone trays and they fit great. No more hot spots, and they can be used as cookie sheets, and for biscuits, or even pizza. Just the thing. I highly recommend The Boat Galley site to anyone with a boat.
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I found the provisioning worksheet the most helpful. Find it at: Downloadable Provisioning Spreadsheet
We are preparing for the World ARC and all of the Boat Galley Cookbook hints are great. I love the book!
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I don't drink much wine but I do enjoy a little sangria over ice on a hot day. So, the article on Getting Rid of Cardboard Wine Boxes is a super solution to my sangria storage dilemma.


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A Crock Pot On Board?

We have a power boat so running the inverter while underway is no issue. We recently used a crock pot and it worked very well. The meal was hot and ready when we anchored!

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The Best Dish Drainer on a Boat

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