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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 Food Prep and Preservation.

For this Badge Bit, you will make overnight oats with a haybox cooker with a pot that was initially heated with a rocket mass heater.



Here are more overnight oats recipes:
  - Overnight Oats with Almonds and Cranberries
  - Banana Nut Overnight Oatmeal
  - Overnight Carrot Cake Oatmeal
  - Blueberry Overnight Oatmeal
  - Overnight Oatmeal with Butternut Squash
  - (just remember to alter the recipes from crockpot to haybox cooker)

I did not find a video on overnight oats with a haybox cooker, but about 2/3'rds down this webpage, there is a demonstration making overnight oatmeal with a haybox cooker.

I used to use instant oatmeal but wanted to switch to using the 25 lb. bag of rolled oats I bought from the coop. Even though the rolled oats still only take a few minutes to cook on the stove in the morning, I found myself feeling like I didn't have time to do it. So I wondered if a haybox would work to cook the oatmeal overnight...

In the morning, the oatmeal was cooked, but it had cooled off too much, so was not very yummy. However, it may work if your haybox has better insulation than mine...

I did find that what works best for cooking oatmeal overnight is the wide-mouth thermos I bought for Bear to use for his lunches. He said he was having trouble heating up his lunch because the microwave at work was always being used to cook the food they served. So I got him a good thermos that would hold heat for over 12 hours.



This video on porridge with a thermos is similar to what you will do with a haybox cooker.



Note! For the haybox cooker to work, you must have a large pot of something.   A small pot of oats will not have enough total heat to keep the cooking going overnight.  

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - the oats are cooked without the use of a microwave
  - the oats must be cooked for a minimum of six hours

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must:
  - post a rough recipe of how you prepared your oats
  - post a picture of your uncooked oats being heated by a rocket stove
  - post a picture of your heated up oats being transferred to a haybox cooker (with timestamp or watch)
  - post a picture of your cooked oats in a haybox cooker (with a timestamp or watch) and some sort of thermometer to show the finish temp is over 130 degrees F
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Thanks for this recipe. I won't go for the BB, because I don't have a rocket stove. But I'll make use of the rest of this information!
 
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