What? Why in the world would anyone want “The Boat Galley Cookbook” in their RV or travel trailer? Because, as I’ve discovered (and I’m one of the authors), the kitchen in a travel trailer isn’t all that much different than a boat. The space is small, there isn’t much room for fancy electrical appliances, there may not be a grocery store 5 minutes away and food storage is also different than at home. Here are 10 reasons you should think about having “The Boat Galley Cookbook” travel with you!
1. The Substitutions chapter … ever get halfway through a recipe and realize you don’t have X, Y or Z ingredients? The Substitutions chapter has over 150 suggested substitutions for common ingredients. If you’re ever missing sherry for a recipe … or baking soda? The Substitutions chapter is your best friend.
2. 800 recipes, adapted particularly for life aboard a boat, but also great for life in a campground. Not complicated, using common ingredients, and delicious! EIGHT HUNDRED! Chapters including Meatless Main Dishes, Seafood, Dairy, Vegetables, Salads, Beans & Rice, Sauces/Gravies/Marinades, Sweet Tooth and much more.
3. Too hot to cook? There’s a list of ideas for that. An entire chapter devoted to Quick Reference Lists of recipes for common situations. Too tired, need a 5 minute meal, there’s a list of ideas for that too. Got a taste for Asian … or Mexican … there’s a list of ideas. Need an idea for tonight’s potluck get together? There’s a list for that. Get the idea? 🙂
4. Need Measurements or Conversions? There’s an entire chapter. There’s also information on how to convert pan sizes and recipe sizes — even down to how to “split an egg”.
5. The Boat Galley Cookbook is not a coffee table pretty picture cookbook. It’s designed to pack as much information as possible into a small space – there’s no extra room on boats – or in my travel trailer – for a bunch of books. Even better, it’s available for tablets, IPad & Kindle Fire.
7. The Special Galley Cooking Techniques chapter features some unusual, but very practical ideas on how to cook. Thermos cooking for example – how to put stuff in a thermos, go out hiking (or snorkeling) all day and return to fully cooked food.
8. Suggestions on common issues – got a hot spot in your tiny oven? There are suggestions to overcome hot spots.
9. Too much stuff in your tiny refrigerator? The Boat Galley Cookbook has an entire chapter devoted to Food Storage – including some surprising stuff that doesn’t need to be refrigerated.
10. Not convinced? We’ll give you a sample, including 33 recipes for free! Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to download our Free Sampler PDF.