[Cdt-l] rice Re: Cdt-l Digest, Vol 13, Issue 11

Tom McGinnis sloetoe at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 30 18:09:39 CDT 2008

### Here's a thought: if you're this defeatist on the cooking of rice, you probably don't belong out there in the first place.

Just a thought, but.... 

> Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 22:08:50 -0400
> From: Patrick 'Daybreak' Stanley
> <daybreak1999 at hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Cdt-l] Cooking Rice
> How about cooking that rice?  
> When I swapped my very good simmering Coleman(AT) and
> poorly simmering whisperlite international, for esbits (PCT)
> and then alcohol(AMT/CDT), I gave up on rice dishes. The
> time and hassle of refilling the alcohol stove was not worth
> it.  (Nor was carrying a cozy or simmering ring or mailing
> fuel drops for cartridges or listening to a jet engine in
> the wilderness...)  A taller alchol stove would give added
> capacity but my experience is that once hot, the alcohol
> stove was too hot for rice and needed to be watched too
> carefully for my tastes. For thru hikes, keep it simple
> stupid is my motto.  But then again I really miss
> Zatarains' Red Beans and Rice.  Maybe a wood stove...
> Daybreak

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