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Best food to bring to Burning Man?


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Best food to bring to Burning Man?

pauliface | Aug 25, 2010 09:44 AM

Don't know what kind of following there is here among those who attend burning man, but I'm heading there next week.

Last time I brought some food I might cook out on the playa, but I discovered that some projects just didn't go down out in the heat and sand.
First off, the appetite is generally depressed, and second, cooking conditions are tricky.
Basically I've got a little two-burner stove, a big pot and a little one.

Here's a little list of things that worked and did not last year.
But I'm curious if others have suggestions for foods that go great out in the dessert.

Best cooked items:
-- coffee !!
-- salmon rolls (made from smoked salmon, kept in an ice chest, nori, and those quick-boil packets of rice)
-- the occasional hot dog

Best snacks:
-- cans of pineaplle and mandarin oranges
-- nuts
-- beef jerky
-- dried fruit
-- japanese crackers
-- trio bars

Failures and/or didn't eat:
-- fish stew
-- tofu -- kept in the ice chest, intending to eat cold with soy/scallion/ginger, but never seemed appetizing out there.

Anybody have any nice suggestions?



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