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  • How to Make a Raised Garden Bed With Tomatoes

    Why not fill in the "holes" in the blocks with soil. You could plant individual herbs in each space.

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  • Clay Flowerpot Bread/ Camping bread

    I once ate bread cooked by Bedouins in Southern Tunisia that was buried directly in the coals--no dutch oven, no leaves, no flower pot. It was fantastic. I found a reference to the same thing in Jordan: https://backpackinglight.com/forums/topic/57846/ to quote Ben F: Has anyone done this before? I had the opportunity to live with Bedouins in Jordan when I studied abroad, and they would make the most amazing bread of water, flour, and salt, and there must have been some kind of leavening in there that I missed. They'd bury the disk-shaped dough in the campfire coals, and then when it was done they'd just thwack all the ash off with a stick–it was amazing. I'd love to recreate it. I've done some looking in Arabic, asked around a bit on bread forums, but has anyone done anything li...

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    I once ate bread cooked by Bedouins in Southern Tunisia that was buried directly in the coals--no dutch oven, no leaves, no flower pot. It was fantastic. I found a reference to the same thing in Jordan: https://backpackinglight.com/forums/topic/57846/ to quote Ben F: Has anyone done this before? I had the opportunity to live with Bedouins in Jordan when I studied abroad, and they would make the most amazing bread of water, flour, and salt, and there must have been some kind of leavening in there that I missed. They'd bury the disk-shaped dough in the campfire coals, and then when it was done they'd just thwack all the ash off with a stick–it was amazing. I'd love to recreate it. I've done some looking in Arabic, asked around a bit on bread forums, but has anyone done anything like this before? I could just pack in pre-mixed flour/salt packets, maybe some yeast or sourdough starter, and then add water, bake.

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