Stew (see scurvy)

Roger Burton West roger at
Sat Dec 13 03:28:16 EST 2003

On Sat, Dec 13, 2003 at 02:02:18AM +0000, Minnow wrote:

>Somebody once came up with a faux-magical explanation for instant stew
>(possibly someone on this list, in which case could you explain it for me
>again please?).  As far as I remember, you make your stew at leisure, at
>home, then you put it in a container and get a handy wizard to teleport it
>into orbit, in vacuum not the atmosphere, and bring it back after a
>suitable interval.  Voila, freeze-dried dehydrated stew, just add boiling

You'd need to choose the container very carefully, so that it'd let the
air and water vapour out quickly, but retain all the stew-fragments as
they explode all over the place... tricky in a low-materials-tech world.

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