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What do you eat and drink on the playa? Share ideas, recipes and advice here.

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:01 pm

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Martiansky wrote:How do you keep the bacon good on the way to the playa and how long will it keep?


Is there a good place to stop to get perishables before hitting the playa?


From the south Fernly or Reno.
From the north Alturas (good selection) or Cedarville (not so good).

And from the East?
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Postby Bob » Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:17 pm

Beeraccino -- shot of espresso in a can of Guinness. Breakfast of Champions.
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Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:19 pm

Well the chances of getting a Shaking Bessie in the desert are low.
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Postby Martiansky » Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:32 am

I'd like to make popcorn out there! Maybe Jiffypop?
Someone in Hushville made popcorn in '05 (maybe AntiM?) and it sure hit the spot!
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Postby Elorrum » Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:41 am

Martiansky wrote:I'd like to make popcorn out there! Maybe Jiffypop?
Someone in Hushville made popcorn in '05 (maybe AntiM?) and it sure hit the spot!


Jiffypop! Jiffypop! The magic treat! As much fun to make as it is to eat!

found out that Jiffy pop is not indefinitely shelf stable when I pulled a didn't know how old one out of the camping box for a Hey look what I brought surprise. Yeah, thank dog it smelled rancid, before it had to be tasted as such. dang.
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Postby robotland » Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:46 am

Martiansky wrote:I'd like to make popcorn out there! Maybe Jiffypop?
Someone in Hushville made popcorn in '05 (maybe AntiM?) and it sure hit the spot!


Maybe with a solar oven....I've experimented with making popcorn with a big Fresnel from a projection TV to mixed results- Maybe it'd work better in the Black Rock Desert than at Lakes OF Fire in Michigan! Just doing it on a camp stove would be anticlimactic.
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Postby AntiM » Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:48 am

Martiansky wrote:I'd like to make popcorn out there! Maybe Jiffypop?
Someone in Hushville made popcorn in '05 (maybe AntiM?) and it sure hit the spot!


Not me, although we do bring the Jiffypop in a pan to heat over the burner. Stove burner, not a burner burner.

We bake cookies and biscuits and sweet rolls.
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Postby Martiansky » Sun Feb 20, 2011 8:53 am

Too funny Ellorum!

Hey ROBOTLAND!!! How's the weather in MI?!!

Good morning AntiM, I just remember yummy popcorn one night in Hushville. Wasn't sure who made it.
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Postby Martiansky » Sun Feb 20, 2011 9:51 am

TAMALES in a can are a treat, too!

And fried Spam is not as bad as it sounds either!
Wrap a couple slices in a fajita shell....mmmm!

I just might have to try the bacon spam!
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Postby AntiM » Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:10 pm

I like spam-flavored macadamia nuts. Yes, they exist. But not in nature.
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Postby Sail Man » Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:13 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
dragonpilot wrote:
Martiansky wrote:
C.f.M. wrote:
Martiansky wrote:How do you keep the bacon good on the way to the playa and how long will it keep?


Is there a good place to stop to get perishables before hitting the playa?


From the south Fernly or Reno.
From the north Alturas (good selection) or Cedarville (not so good).

And from the East?


We always stop at the Wally World in Fernley where we have a room for the night before and after. Though the WW in Winnemucca is an option as well.
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Postby Sail Man » Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:16 pm

Martiansky wrote:How's the weather in MI?!!


36 degree's, gray skies, winter storm warning for rain/sleet/snow from now till the morning commute.

Bumper car's on the Detroit freeway system is always enjoyable and in my case helps to provide job security.

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Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:13 pm

AntiM wrote:I like spam-flavored macadamia nuts. Yes, they exist. But not in nature.

Kind of like sparkleponies. Something that tasty is eaten up in the real world.
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