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10 Easy Techniques to Preserve Foods on your Boat

Food preservation is to prevent the growth of microorganisms, or other microorganisms, as well as slowing the oxidation of fats that cause rancidity. You can preserve foods inexpensively by using canning, freezing, vacuum sealing or drying techniques. Modern-day food preservation methods, such as water-bath canning, help you can and preserve with ease. 
We use a number of different techniques on Our Dreamtime. You will find as I that some techniques work better than others depending on your situation at the time. In the middle of the Pacific Ocean I wouldn't use the dehydrator as we don't have the power source but iI might can or make a jam out of the amazing chilli I just picked up at the markets.

These are 10 easy ways you can preserve food on your boat 

1. Canning. There are two ways to can your food. The first is a water bath method, which is used for acidic fruits, jams, jellies, syrups, and pickling. Water bath canning is immersing canning jars with food in a bath of boil…

You Can’t Have a BBQ Without a Rub

As long as you've got your cook times down, you're probably making some pretty good food on the BBQ. But if you want to turn good into great, it's time to master the art of dry and wet rubs and open up the door to delicious flavour. Our Galley’s got the how's, what's and why's along with some awesome, easy recipes to make up your own blends which will save you money, time but most of all take your BBQing to the next level.
Like many aspects of cooking, everyone has their own definition of what barbecue is and most often this comes from where they grew up and how their parents barbecued.
A rub is a spice and/or herb mixture that is added to foods before cooking. ... Rubs are used to add flavour and colour, as well as help to produce the "bark" surface on meats. Bark is a heavy, smoke-infused crust on the surface of slow-smoked meats that is so desired in barbecue.

Rubs can be completely dry or incorporate some liquids in which case it is called a wet rub …

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