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Homemade Flour Tortillas

Ater being away from the dock for over a week we tend to run out of tortillas. Since cruising Mexico tortillas have become a staple food. Homemade tortillas taste even better than store-bought – even in Mexico – and they are fun to make. Ingredients 2 cups white flour 1 teaspoon salt, flush 1/2-cup butter 1/2 cup water […]

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Finally, a solution for toast onboard

I love toast. It’s right up there with the great comfort foods of all time for me. That’s because I had the good fortune to grow up with a mother who always made her own bread. This was long before so-called “artisanal bread” (a silly term that’s always irked me) became common in supermarkets, and […]

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Cozy, quiet morning

Marty and I left Seattle Tuesday for a shakedown cruise on Meridian and lucked out with glorious weather for a few days, the type that us sun-starved Northwesterners wait for all year. We had a gorgeous sail from Kingston to Langley on Wednesday — our first time sailing Meridian — and an equally sunny, beautiful trip from Langley […]

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Rock 'n roll or martinis, all in one place

Rock ‘n roll or martinis, all in one place

If you can’t decide whether you’re in the mood for loud music and a beer or quiet conversation over a martini, this is the place for you. The Manette Saloon and adjoining Side Bar—in east Bremerton, not far from the Bremerton Marina—are two bars in one, a split personality establishment offering two radically different and […]

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