Monthly Archives: June 2010

Tortilla soup

What to make when given a box full of avocado to play with?  While in New Zealand I had time to experiment and enjoy some of my favorites.  Guacamole (Serves 2 to 4) 1 Avocado 1 large tomato (seeds taken … Continue reading

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Dog Bowls?

I asked the question on my facebook page, “Dog bowls? Can anyone tell me why someone would have these on a boat with no dog???”     We would often say, “It’s a dog bowl night” when it was really rough … Continue reading

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Paw Paw anyone?

After spending the last three weeks in Bora Bora and a few days on one of the ugliest passages we’ve had in a long time, we were ready to arrive.  Destination Aitutaki, Cook Islands.  On a cruiser budget, life in … Continue reading

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Coming 2-C-Us by: J. Rouse

We welcome our friends and family, and encourage you to contact us to check our current port of call, planned length of stay and availability for visitors. Also before you plan your visit, please refer to our “visitor guidelines” which … Continue reading

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Dijon crusted Salmon

On the south island of New Zealand we happened upon a salmon farm that made us hungry.  There are two things we could easily pick up anywhere in NZ, mussels and salmon.  I had a few simple and easy recipes … Continue reading

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Ciguatera can even poison paradise

It seemed like we hit the jackpot.  We were anchored in a bay we nicknamed ‘Manta Ray Bay,’ since a group of manta rays seemed to appear as we arrived and hovered around us eating plankton for days.  We didn’t … Continue reading

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