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Roughing It on the Fourth

ARLINGTON, VA., July 4 -- Unlike many of you, I did not spend my Fourth of July at a fireworks party, or any kind of party, for that matter. Work was in the way of my having fun, so I had to suck up my disappointment and simply buckle down to the many tasks at hand. The original premise of this post is to share my finds on the various products on the market geared for cooks who like to rough it. At one o'clock in the afternoon, while the sun was blazing and I was in the air-conditioned comfort of my kitchen, the idea of taste-testing various freeze-dried camping meals seemed a bit unnatural, but I carried on with my experiment (We'll get to the results shortly). Around five in the afternoon, the sky turned an eerie shade of green-black and started to rumble. Within 10 minutes, all the...

By Kim ODonnel | July 4, 2006; 11:06 PM ET | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)


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