Archive For May 17, 2021

Under sail and Charleston-bound

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Under sail and Charleston-bound

We’re out of the lagoon that’s part of the Inter Continental Waterway (ICW), out through the channel to the sea, and offshore. The sails are raised and we have a course that’s a straight shot to Charleston. Soon the Gulf Stream will push us about 2 knots and we have pretty good wind at about…

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Waiting for the bridge to open

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Waiting for the bridge to open

In West Palm Beach, ready and raring to go, but one bridge stands between us and the Atlantic Ocean!

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Dinner with friends

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Dinner with friends

After settling us in on SV Valerie, George and Valerie took us to a new Ialian restaurant : Elisabetta’s Ristorante in West Palm Beach. The food and drinks were excellent. But the company was even better! By

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We’re on a boat

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We’re on a boat

We’re on the lovely SV Valerie, a gorgeous and well set up Leopard 48, that we’ll help our friend George sail “out of the box” (North of the 30th parallel from June through November to avoid hurricanes). Irene obviously loves the Florida weather!

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Flying Again!

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Flying Again!

First flight in a year or so!

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Sky Club Again!

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Sky Club Again!

More almost back too normal: the Sky Club! Of course, like normal, too early for Mimosas or Bloody Marie’s …

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Traveling again!

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Traveling again!

It feels … almost normal: we’re in an Ūber on our way to the airport to fly! We’re off to help a friend sail a catamaran out of the “hurricane box.” So we’ll be somewhere between Florida and South Carolina fir a bit. Packing was weird: I traveled so much my stuff was ready to…

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Smoking Eggs

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Smoking Eggs

Smoking Eggs is delicious. If you like pickled eggs, I do, you can smoke them before pickling. Smoking eggs is also easy: boil the eggs, peel them, and smoke them, not too long, not too hot.

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Sous-vide Scrambled Eggs

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Sous-vide Scrambled Eggs

These sous vide scrambled eggs were inspired by an article by The Food Lab from 2009. In the article, Kenji spoke about Heston Blumenthal’s edible demo of sous vide cooking and how his first course served was none other than scrambled eggs. Kenji remarked that never in his life had he eaten eggs that were…

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Tucked away for the night

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Tucked away for the night

We’re anchored in Echo Bay inside Sucia Island. It’s a lovely evening, gorgeous views. Good night, y’all!

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