There are so many great conversations on the Hotline—it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge—and to keep the conversation going.
Today: Your post-apocalyptic desert island foods—what makes the cut, and why.
We’ve probably all played a version of the game “Your Top Desert Island Foods.” Some of you recently played that game in public, by participating in our recent contest: Your Best Recipe with 5 Ingredients or Fewer. Tony S brought that contest to the Hotline, with an added twist. He writes: “You have survived an apocalypse, but you're in luck—you have a magic refrigerator that produces unlimited quantities of salt, pepper, oil, flour, and sugar. It also produces four ingredients of your choice. What would you choose and what could you make with your choices?”
As always, you came up with fabulous answers, full of homesteading intentions:
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What would your post-apocalyptic desert island foods be? Let us know in the comments.