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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum. Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Rocket.

This BB requires you to start a rocket cooktop and cook something on it. You are not required to build your own rocket cooktop but you will need access to one.



Some threads on Rocket Cooktops:
  - Cooking at Wheaton Labs
  - Double Shoebox Rocket Cookstove
  - Indoor Rocket Cooking Oven

Example of a Rocket Cooktop



Walker Wood Fired Rocket Cooktop



Another Example of a Rocket Cooktop



To get certified for this Badge Bit you must provide:
  - 5 pictures
       o pic of starting materials before fire
       o pic of fire started
       o pic of additional wood added
       o pic of uncooked food going in
       o pic of cooked food coming out
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More fun at Allerton Abby!

I was going to hard Boil eggs so we could eat them at lunch... then I thought it was pretty hard to prove the egg wasn't already cooked! So I also cooked some potatoes for good measure. Only after did I think that you could cheat in the same way. Really I was just thinking about lunch.

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Cleaning out the ash
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Starting materials
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Getting 'er going!
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OoooOooo pretty lights!
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Eggs going in
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Lil' nuggets going in
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More wood! Big wood!
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Cooked Egg
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Smooshed potato!
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I hereby certify this BB complete!

 
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These are my starting materials before I started the fire!



These are my starting materials after I started the fire!



This is an additional load of logs I put into the fire!



This is uncooked spinach going on the rocket cooktop!



This me taking off the spinach I sauteed on the rocket cooktop! The rocket cooktop gets really hot really quick, so it barely took me any time to sautee the spinach!

Staff note (Mike Haasl):

I hereby certify this BB complete!

 
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I think this sums it up:


At the 2019 PEP Jamboree, I started a fire inside Allerton Abbey cooked some potatoes and onions with herbs on the rocket cooktop at Allerton Abbey.
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Starting material before fire
Starting material before fire
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Fire started
Fire started
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More wood!!
More wood!!
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Food goes on
Food goes on
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Food comes off
Food comes off
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A better pic of starting materials
A better pic of starting materials
Staff note (Mike Haasl):

I certify this BB complete!

 
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