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Camping Dinner

There are a couple of things about my health and fitness blogging that have surprised me, and this goes back to May, '07, even when this was still primarily a political blog with excursions into EvFit. They are reactions to the food photos and queries about cooking. I suppose I'm surprised because I've always been around people (familly, mostly) who cook, and cook well, and I've always cooked plenty (in between the pizzas and fast food of the last decade or so). It's just like my previous hunting post. I get that people don't really have to, to survive, but part of me could never feel that utterly detached from the base requirements of survival. I'm going to do something a bit different with this food post. I'll take you through it. What makes this different is this was out camping, so even though I shopped at a market and didn't forage or kill, I did cook out in nature, and ultimately, cooked over an open fire. Let's go, then. First, here's the setting. Now, here are the raw materials, foraged from Nob Hill Market. I have expensive balsamic at home and didn't want or need another $15 bottle, so...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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