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The following is a guide to all of the Crock Pot dishes. There are many crock pot dishes in this game that do not serve a very good purpose, as they give less hunger than all of the ingredients separately. So, this guide is a list of all the crock pot dishes, organized into what is most and least effective.

Calculation[]

Bonus Points
A crock pot dish must give more than the ingredients sacrificed to make it, and ideally be better than other dishes in some way. This can become irrelevant in times of extreme abundance, but it can be helpful in some situations to know the value of crock pot recipes.

The Hunger, Health, and Sanity gained from eating a crock pot dish, that you wouldn't have otherwise gained from eating the ingredients individually, can be regarded as the Bonus Points.

Examples:

  • A meatballs recipe (62.5 hunger points) consisting of four morsels (50 hunger points) gives 12.5 bonus hunger points.
  • A meatballs recipe consisting of three carrots and a large meat (62.5 hunger points) does not give any bonus hunger points.
  • A meatballs recipe consisting of three red caps and a monster meat (0 hunger points without a birdcage) gives 62.5 bonus hunger points.
  • A fist full of jam recipe (37.5 hunger points) consisting of 4 berries (50 points when roasted) deducts 12.5 hunger points from the ingredients. Not worth it unless the berries are spoiled.

This method can also be applied to the health and sanity gain of recipes.


Efficiency
Efficiency is a concept that only really matters in times of extreme scarcity (usually with modified game settings or in Adventure Mode maps).

Your ability to make recipes, and thus, ability to make bonus points, depends on having enough of the right ingredients to continue doing so. If you have less of a certain ingredient than others, it becomes important to spend it wisely to obtain the most bonus points. Efficiency is simply a measurement of the number of bonus points you're getting for each instance of a given ingredient. Simply take the bonus points of the recipe, and divide that number by the number of a given ingredient involved in the recipe.

Examples:

  • Two large meats and two morsels involved in a meaty stew recipe give 75 bonus hunger points. For every meaty stew recipe of this type, you receive 37.5 bonus points for every large meat invested.
  • A meaty stew recipe using three large meats and a berry would give 62.5 bonus points. Every meat invested this way pulls in about 20.8 bonus points per meat.
  • One large meat, two morsels, and a honey as a honey ham recipe give 15.625 bonus hunger points, which is how many you gain per large meat from this recipe.


Inedible ingredients
Red caps, monster meat, and spoiled food have penalties that arguably make them inedible, while twigs simply cannot be consumed. Furthermore, Wigfrid cannot eat any non-meat/non-egg foods (there are rare exceptions to this rule, like Taffy.) Making everything else inedible outside of recipes.

These ingredients technically have a value of zero, and using these ingredients first should be a priority since they cannot be eaten. But there is an important distinction to make. You are improving the value of the ingredients, but you're not upgrading the total payout of the dish. It still takes effort to intentionally gain these ingredients.

In addition, such ingredients can't always be considered to have a zero points value. If the ingredient isn't literally inedible (like twigs), it can be consumed if you're willing to accept the penalty. Furthermore, the Birdcage can be used to convert any cooked meat or jerky into Eggs, giving them a base value of at least 12.5 hunger when the birdcage is available. Additionally, Webber can eat monster meat without any penalties.


Tips

Before starting on the recipes themselves, here's a few basic things to know about the Crock Pot, for new players:

  • Check the Crock Pot page for a complete list of recipes. Pay special attention to ingredient order, since a recipe might not turn out the way you expect even if it seems you put in the correct ingredients.
  • High point vegetables, such as Corn, Pumpkin or Eggplant, should usually be eaten raw or cooked over a fire. You usually can't obtain a higher total value by including these high point items in a recipe. You might even want to consider cooking and eating Durians, since the penalty can be manageable.
  • Don't put more than 1 monster meat in a recipe, unless it contains at least 1 twig (excluding Kabobs). If you put 2 or more monster meats/durians in the crock pot, the recipe (almost) always comes out as Monster Lasagna, which drops health and sanity by 20 when consumed. However, monster lasagna cannot have twigs, which allows up to 2 to be included (3 makes Wet Goop). You can also feed a bird in a Birdcage cooked monster meat to receive Eggs.
  • Wet Goop works as a bait for Traps. It can be created with four twigs.
  • You must also consider time expenditure. If it takes less time to gather ingredients for a lower points recipe, it could easily result in a better rate of points gain?

Hunger Point Dishes[]

Mandrake Soup[]

Mandrake.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Mandrake Soup.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 150, Health Meter.png 100, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Has no knock-out effect, unlike eating a Mandrake raw or cooked.
  • Restores massive amount of hunger and health, plus a small sanity boost

Cons:

  • The knock-out effect is generally desirable for crowd-control.
  • Arguably a waste of a Mandrake that could be used in a Prestihatitator in order to create a Pan Flute

Using it best:

  • Only in emergencies, because Mandrakes are in limited supply.


DragonPie[]

Dragon Fruit.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Dragonpie.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 75, Health Meter.png 40, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • HP restoration is more than most hunger-point focused dishes.
  • 15 day spoil-time makes it decent for long trips. You can stack a few of these to avoid needing to worry about food for a while.
  • Chew time is relatively short, making it useful for Wolfgang to use in fights to maintain his mighty form.
  • The best non-meat dish - can be carried safely around Bunnymen.

Cons:

  • Requires a focused effort to produce en-masse. A Birdcage and a good supply of manure is needed.
  • Wigfrid cannot eat this dish, because she can only eat meats.

Using it best:

  • If you can get production established, this can be your main food. This is made much easier by settling near Beefalo. Other efficient manure-gathering means are gathering large quantities of petals / lightbulbs, transforming a Pigman into a Werepig, dropping the items on the floor and having him eat them; each one producing a manure.


Meaty Stew[]

Monster Meat.png
Meat.png
Morsel.png
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Meat.png
Meat.png
Monster Meat.png
Red Cap.png
Crock Pot.png
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Meat.png
Meat.png
Monster Meat.png
Egg.png
Crock Pot.png
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  • Restores:

Hunger Meter.png 150, Health Meter.png 12, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Meaty stew provides the most hunger while also being made from reasonable ingredients.
  • Also provides 25 degrees of heat in expansion content.
  • Needs no special structures or tools aside from the crock pot.
  • Stale meaty stew restores 100 hunger, still a very large amount, as long as you're not Wickerbottom.
  • Meaty stew can be made from 4 meats or 4 morsels

Cons:

  • Spoil time is fairly low, at 10 days (though stale meaty stew can be usable).
  • Many characters do not have a maximum hunger sufficient to hold all 150 hunger points.
  • Can be annoying and dangerous to manage eating Meaty Stew on the go, since you usually need to wait until hunger is empty to get the most out of it. Not being topped off can lead to you going into starvation at an inconvenient moment.
  • Meaty stew , additionally, has a rather long chewing time.

Using it best:

  • In situations of scarcity, this can enable you to stretch your food supplies very far. You can also sleep with low hunger, and eat this on waking up to instantly gain maximum hunger. Meaty stew is not usually ideal for long travel, and is usually best used at home base.
  • An upgraded WX-78 can make decent use of this dish, since they have a higher hunger capacity, as well as the perk of getting full value out of spoiled food.
  • Meaty stew may seem ideal for Wolfgang, but the micromanagement of maintaining his forms combined with the timing issues of eating it can make this dish inconvenient for him.


Honey Ham[]

Monster Meat.png
Morsel.png
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Honey.png
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Monster Meat.png
Meat.png
Honey.png
Honey.png
Crock Pot.png
Honey Ham.png
Monster Meat.png
Meat.png
Ice.png
Honey.png
Crock Pot.png
Honey Ham.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 75, Health Meter.png 30, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Spoil-time is decent at 15 days.
  • Slight warming effect in Reign of Giants can ward off freezing for a short time.

Cons:

  • Needs ingredients from at least 3 different sources.
  • Needs honey production needs to be established first for consistency.
  • Not as long lasting as Bacon and Eggs.

Using it best:

  • This can become a main food with the right setup. If you settle your camp near some morsel producing food sources, you can generally make it bibly, and morsels.

Bacon and Eggs[]

Morsel.png
Monster Meat.png
Egg.png
Egg.png
Crock Pot.png
Bacon and Eggs.png
Monster Meat.png
Monster Meat.png
Tallbird Egg.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Bacon and Eggs.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 75, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Has a very long spoil-time of 20 days.
  • Can be made from monster meat and morsels.
  • Is Wilson’s favorite food.

Cons:

  • Long chewing time can make this a bit more dangerous to use in tight situations.
  • Needs birdcage to make consistently.

Using it best:

  • This can become a main food with the right setup. If you settle your camp near some morsel producing food sources, you can generally make it using monster meat and a single morsel. As meat stores decay, you'll be inclined to turn them into eggs to preserve them, which will make this dish a means to utilize them.


Turkey Dinner[]

Drumstick.png
Drumstick.png
Monster Meat.png
Berries.png
Crock Pot.png
Turkey Dinner.png
Drumstick.png
Drumstick.png
Drumstick.png
Berries.png
Crock Pot.png
Turkey Dinner.png
Drumstick.png
Drumstick.png
Drumstick.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Crock Pot.png
Turkey Dinner.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 75, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • A bit more flexible with ingredients than other dishes, and can be made purely off of berry production.
  • Needs no special structures aside from the crock pot.
  • Reign of Giants' Buzzards make this a relatively easy dish to make (drop a piece of meat on the ground to bait them).
  • Is Wigfrid’s favorite food.

Cons:

  • The short spoil time of 6 days means that this food is not suitable for expeditions.
  • Relies on resources that can be difficult to obtain. A large operation and good planning is required to farm Gobblers, while Pengulls don't drop them too often and can be dangerous to fight.

Using it best:

  • Probably eat as an occasional treat, not as a main dish, except as a desert food in RoG.
  • By setting up an 'Incredible Inedible' farm (surrounding a pen with a Powdercake with berry bushes), drumsticks can be more easily attained.


Meatballs[]

Morsel.png
Berries.png
Berries.png
Berries.png
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Monster Meat.png
Egg.png
Egg.png
Egg.png
Crock Pot.png
Meatballs.png
Monster Meat.png
Red Cap.png
Red Cap.png
Red Cap.png
Crock Pot.png
Meatballs.png
Monster Meat.png
Ice.png
Ice.png
Ice.png
Crock Pot.png
Meatballs.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 62.5, Health Meter.png 3, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • The most flexible food of all. Meatballs can be made from nearly any ingredient combination. Just make sure you have at least one morsel or monster meat, and it will probably work.
  • It can also turn trash into treasure. Mushrooms, Monster Meat, rotting food, red mushrooms, or Ice can all become 62.5 points of hunger with no penalties.
  • Needs no special structures or tools aside from the crock pot.

Cons:

  • Only 10 days of spoil time means that you won't get far without having to deal with stale food. You also can't stockpile meatballs to preserve ingredients with much effectiveness.
  • Virtually no HP restoration.

Using it best:

  • Use this recipe when you have a lot of garbage food to get rid of. You can even make meatballs from cooked monster meat if you have a birdcage to convert 3 of them to eggs.

Froggle Bunwich[]

Frog Legs.png
Carrot.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Froggle Bunwich.png
Frog Legs.png
Red Cap.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Froggle Bunwich.png
Frog Legs.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Froggle Bunwich.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Can be made with 2 twigs, preserving other ingredients.
  • Restores 20 HP per meal. You'll likely eat two per day, giving 40 HP and 10 sanity.
  • The smaller hunger payout (which uses less ingredients) makes meal scheduling more flexible than with larger meals.
  • 15 day spoil-time.

Cons:

  • Inflexible recipe.
  • Frog Legs typically come from dangerous biomes.
  • Froggle Bunwiches are only worth making using smaller vegetables such as Carrots, Mushrooms, or Cactus Flesh. Most of what is produced at a Farm isn't worth making this dish with.
  • Cooking up many of these can be a pain without several crock pots, with a 40 second cook time for each. This is compounded by needing to make more Froggle Bunwiches to equal other foods.

Using it best:

  • If a fairy ring or Desert biome is available nearby to a source of frog legs, you may be able to create Froggle Bunwiches on a regular basis. Otherwise, this should just be an occasional meal out of random frog legs and smaller vegetables. The presence of a Birdcage means that Dragon fruit should usually occupy every farm plot eventually, obsoleting this dish.


Butter Muffin[]

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Carrot.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Butter Muffin.png
Butterfly Wings.png
Red Cap.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Butter Muffin.png
Butterfly Wings.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Butter Muffin.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Can be made with 2 twigs, preserving other ingredients.
  • Restores 20 HP per meal. You'll likely eat two per day, giving 40 HP and 10 sanity.
  • The smaller hunger payout (which uses less ingredients) makes meal scheduling more flexible than with larger meals.
  • 15 day spoil-time.
  • This is WX-78’s favorite food.

Cons:

  • Inflexible recipe.
  • Needs silk to establish a good butterfly farm.
  • Butter Muffins are only worth making using smaller vegetables such as Carrots, Mushrooms, or Cactus Flesh. Most of what is produced at a Farm isn't worth making this dish with.
  • Cooking up many of these can be a pain without several crock pots, with a 40 second cook time for each. This is compounded by needing to make more Butter Muffins to equal other foods.
  • Wigfrid can't eat this.

Using it best:

  • If a fairy ring or Desert biome is available, you may be able to set up a flower farm for butterfly wings in or near them. Otherwise, this should just be an occasional meal out of butterfly wings and random smaller vegetables. The presence of a Birdcage means that Dragon fruit should usually occupy every farm plot eventually, obsoleting this dish.

Guacamole[]

Moleworm.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Guacamole.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 0

Pros:

  • Can be made with 2 twigs, preserving other ingredients.
  • Restores 20 HP per meal. You'll likely eat two per day, giving 40 HP.
  • The smaller hunger payout (which uses less ingredients) makes meal scheduling more flexible than with larger meals.
  • 10 day spoil-time.
  • Unlike its peers, it isn't too tough to farm the ingredients for this. Transplant live Moleworms to the Desert biome, and you'll be able to farm every ingredient you need to make this dish.
  • Cook time is much faster than other 37.5 hunger foods, at 10 seconds.
  • Production doesn't need special buildings aside from the crock pot. Only needs a Hammer to stun a Moleworm for transport.

Cons:

  • Inflexible recipe.
  • Spoil-time is only 10 days.

Using it best:

  • If the desert appeals to you, this is the food of choice to make there. You can forgo a lot of base building staples until you want longer lasting food to take on expeditions.

Something Sweet For Health[]

Waffles[]

Butter.png
Egg.png
Berries.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Waffles.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 60, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • 60 HP restoration.

Cons:

Using it best:

  • An occasional treat from a butterfly farm.


Flower Salad[]

Cactus Flower.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Crock Pot.png
Flower Salad.png
Reign of Giants icon.png
Cactus Flower.png
Cactus Flower.png
Cactus Flower.png
Cactus Flower.png
Crock Pot.png
Flower Salad.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 12.5, Health Meter.png 40, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • 40 HP recovery.
  • Easy to make, under the right conditions.

Cons:

  • Can only be made with ingredients from the desert, one of which only grows in the summer.
  • The spoil-time is only 6 days, so it can't be stockpiled.
  • If Moleworms are established well enough, Guacamole obsoletes this.
  • Wigfrid can't eat this.

Using it best:

  • A decent HP restoring option for desert camping, if you lack Moleworms, or are loaded with cactus parts.


Fishsticks[]

Monster Meat.png
Meat.png
Fish.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Fishsticks.png
Honey.png
Honey.png
Fish.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Fishsticks.png
Ice.png
Ice.png
Fish.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Fishsticks.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 40, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • 40 HP recovery.
  • Flexible filler, can use honey, ice, mushrooms, or even two monster meats.

Cons:

  • Spoil-time is 10 days, half as much as a pierogi.
  • Needs fish, and possibly silk as a result.

Using it best:

  • If you have access to Fish, you can whip this up for some quick HP. It can usually be said to use less edible food to make than other recipes, making it more ideal for just healing at base.
  • Please see the Ocean Related Recipes section for more on using Fish to their full potential.

Pierogi[]

Monster Meat.png
Egg.png
Red Cap.png
Red Cap.png
Crock Pot.png
Pierogi.png
Morsel.png
Egg.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Ice.png
Crock Pot.png
Pierogi.png
Reign of Giants icon.png
Monster Meat.png
Egg.png
Lichen.png
Lichen.png
Crock Pot.png
Pierogi.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 40, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • 40 HP recovery.
  • Spoil-time is 20 days.

Cons:

  • More stingy with the necessary ingredients: needs a Birdcage, meat, and a vegetable to use.
  • Ideally made using smaller vegetables such as Carrots, Mushrooms, or Cactus Flesh. Farms don't usually produce small vegetables.

Using it best:

  • These can be used for stockpiling healing items for long trips, and a backup meal if you run out of other food somehow. If 15 days spoil-time is sufficient, Dragonpie might be a better choice, if available.


Trail Mix[]

Roasted Birchnut.png
Berry.png
Berry.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Trail Mix.png
Reign of Giants icon.png
Roasted Birchnut.png
Berry.png
Durian.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Trail Mix.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 12.5, Health Meter.png 30, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Made from relatively common ingredients likely found in the same biome.
  • No special structures or tools needed; a crock pot and an axe are enough.
  • Spoil-time is a decent 15 days.

Cons:

  • Vastly less hunger restoration than other HP restoring dishes.
  • Wigfrid can't eat this.

Using it best:

  • This is the most available HP restoring food in the game (in Reign of Giants). Great for the early game. It isn't tough to farm, either, and will last on long trips.


Honey Nuggets[]

Monster Meat.png
Honey.png
Honey.png
Honey.png
Crock Pot.png
Honey Nuggets.png
Monster Meat.png
Honey.png
Ice.png
Ice.png
Crock Pot.png
Honey Nuggets.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Spoil-time of 15 days.
  • No special tools or resources required (you must at least kill bees or destroy hives to get honey).

Cons:

  • Changing the meat out for a fish, and one of the other ingredients for a twig doubles the HP gained by creating Fishsticks.
  • Honey is required for regular production.

Using it best:

  • If you knock down a hive early on, before establishing other production, you can use the resulting honey with some meat for a quick bit of HP. For long-term production, making this instead of other dishes can save you a lot of time provided you have honey stockpiled.


Fruit Medley[]

Durian.png
Durian.png
Durian.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Fruit Medley.png
Cave Banana.png
Cave Banana.png
Cave Banana.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Fruit Medley.png
Watermelon.png
Watermelon.png
Watermelon.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Fruit Medley.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 25, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • HP restoration using only fruit.
  • Easier in Shipwrecked DLC, where coconuts are abundant.

Cons:

  • Producing this on purpose through crops is madness. Dragon fruit and Pomegranates can accomplish the same thing, but more easily.
  • Spoil-time of 6 days.
  • Wigfrid can't eat this.

Using it best:

  • This dish can be thrown together with certain fruits on occasion. Do not make this with pomegranates, they restore 20 HP each when fire-cooked.

Spicy Chili[]

Morsels.png
Monster Meat.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Cactus Flesh.png
Crock Pot.png
Spicy Chili.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 0

Pros:

  • Chili, like Dragonpie, gives the player 40 degrees of heat when eaten.
  • Special structures and tools are unnecessary to make this.

Cons:

  • Spoil-time of 10 days.
  • Guacamole is superior in almost every way.
  • Same problems as other vegetable recipes: ok in the short term when using random red caps or carrots, but farming the ingredients for it only really makes sense in limited situations.
  • Requires 1.5 meats and 1.5 vegetables, forcing the use of higher quality ingredients. A two red-cap recipe will not work.

Using it best:

  • Much like the fruit medley, this food can be put together with random ingredients early on. Most of the time however, there are better options unless you want the warming effect.


Ice Cream[]

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Ice.png
Sweetener.png
Sweetener.png
Crock Pot.png
Ice Cream.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 25, Health Meter.png 0, Sanity Meter.png 50

Pros:

  • Best food-based sanity restoration in the game in Reign of Giants, but tied with Jelly Salad in DST.
  • Reduces temperature by 40 degrees.

Cons:

  • Rare dairy ingredient requirement.
  • Wigfrid can't eat this.

Using it best:

  • A nice way to fix sanity and cool off, but nothing to be relied upon.


Melonsicle[]

Watermelon.png
Ice.png
Twigs.png
Twigs.png
Crock Pot.png
Melonsicle.png
Reign of Giants icon.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 12.5, Health Meter.png 3, Sanity Meter.png 20

Pros:

  • Relatively easy sanity restoration for warm weather, provided ice supplies are stocked up and farms are producing Watermelons.
  • Reduces temperature by 40 degrees.

Cons:

  • Wigfrid can't eat this.
  • Could cause some problems in winter.
  • Only lasts 3 days (you can keep the ingredients in storage to avoid this issue).
  • Needs farming to work (but can be worth it).

Using it best:

  • If anything can dethrone Dragonpie as the thing to use farms for, it's this recipe. This dish can replace Taffy as the main Sanity restoring food for expansion content. Melonsicles can even be used in winter so long as you have a roaring fire going to warm back up with.


Taffy[]

Twigs.png
Honey.png
Honey.png
Crock Pot.png
Taffy.png
Honey.png
Honey.png
Honey.png
Honey.png
Crock Pot.png
Taffy.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 25, Health Meter.png -3, Sanity Meter.png 15

Pros:

  • An established honey producing base can easily make more than enough honey to make Taffy on a regular basis, enabling you to recover all of your sanity this way.

Cons:

  • The -3 HP penalty isn't exactly stellar (though easy to offset by eating a single honey).
  • Needs honey production.
  • Other methods of sanity restoration may be better, especially in Reign of Giants.
  • Wigfrid can't eat this.( she can in DST)

Using it best:

  • Make Taffy, then eat a honey to offset the health loss. Don't make Pumpkin Cookies; instead, make Taffy, and just fire-cook the pumpkin. The end result is more hunger restored, and the health penalty is offset by the pumpkin.

Leafy Meat Dishes[]

The following are some of the crock-pot recipes that use leafy meat. Some are better than others, and serve different purposes. Whether prioritising farming Leafy Meat is advised or not is debateable, but for those times when Lureplants are on your side, knowing the meals you can make with them helps.

Beefy Greens[]

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Vegetables.png
Vegetables.png
Vegetables.png
Crock Pot.png
Beefy Greens.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 75, Health Meter.png 40, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • This technically counts as a meat item, so Wigfrid will eat it.

Cons:

  • Wurt will refuse to eat this.

Using it best:

  • Mushrooms only count as 0.5 vegetables each, and this dish requires 3. As such, you must use vegetables with values of at least 1 each.

Jelly Salad[]

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Sweetener.png
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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 0, Sanity Meter.png 50

Pros:

  • Due to Wigfrid not being able to eat Ice Cream or Cooked Green Caps, this is a very viable Sanity food.

Cons:

  • To produce this consistently, a reliable source of honey would be needed. While the sanity gained is large, it's debateable if this is worth it.

Using it best:

  • Royal Jelly can also be used to create this - although it is strongly advised that you do not.

Veggie Burger[]

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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 30, Sanity Meter.png 33

Pros:

  • Decent all-round food item, providing both health and sanity (with minimal hunger)
  • Despite it being a 'veggie' burger, Wigfrid is able to eat this. Clearly the chef should be proud.

Cons:

  • Wurt will refuse to eat this.

Using it best:

  • As 1 vegetable (aside from onion) is required, two mushrooms can be used.

Leafy Meatloaf[]

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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 8, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Can be made out of essentially anything as long as you have two leafy meat.
  • Wigfrid is able to eat this.

Cons:

  • You get almost nothing from eating this.
  • Wurt will (understandably) refuse to eat this.

Using it best:

  • Don't make it.

Ocean Related Dishes[]

With the Return of Them update and sea based dishes from Shipwrecked, there were a few Barnacle / Fish related Crock Pot dishes that got added.

Fishsticks[]

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Hunger Meter.png37.5 Health Meter.png40 Sanity Meter.png5

Pros:

Cons:

  • Sticks can't be used as filler.

Using it best:

  • Particularly good for health regen. Useful when playing as Warly, as he is able to prepare healing food early in the game.

Stuffed Fish Heads[]

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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 75, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 0

Pros:

  • Strong food for hunger replenishment.
  • Two of the ingredients are able to be filler. Very cheap.

Cons:

  • Adding any vegetables may result in creating (the inferior) Barnacle Pita

Using it best:

  • Seeing as half of the dish can be made of filler (twigs, ice etc) it's a reasonably cheap dish that still provides 75 hunger. Get yourself a good source of barnacles, go fishing and you'll make yourself enough food for the season.

Barnacle Linguine[]

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Vegetables.png
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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 75, Health Meter.png 10, Sanity Meter.png 20

Pros:

  • Good amount of hunger and sanity for something that's only two barnacles and two vegetables.

Cons:

  • Requires two barnacles and only provides 10 health.

Using it best:

  • Get yourself a good renewable source of barnacles (maybe migrate some Sea Weed) and this is a very strong food item.

Barnacle Nigiri[]

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Crock Pot.png
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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 40, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • Good Health food, although it requires three ingredients that require some extra work to obtain. But for the effort, you get rewarded.

Cons:

  • Minimal Hunger and Sanity gains from this item.

Using it best:

  • The amount of effort required is quite a lot; many other Health food items are around that provide the same (or more) Health and Hunger, such as Dragonpies and Pierogi.

Barnacle Pita[]

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Vegetables.png
Filler.png
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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 5

Pros:

  • It is a very cheap dish to make that still provides a reasonable 20 health.

Cons:

Using it best:

  • While it is very cheap to make and provides 20 Health, for only a little more effort, better dishes can be cooked. This is not a recommended dish.

California Roll[]

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Kelp Frond.png
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Filler.png
Crock Pot.png
California Roll.png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 20, Sanity Meter.png 10

Pros:

  • Cheap dish to create, and provides a reasonable 20 Health for that.

Cons:

  • Low Hunger gains from this dish.

Using it best:

  • This is able to be given to the Yaarctopus in exchange for a Thatch Sail.
  • Using a Shark Fin as a filler may yield Shark Fin Soup instead.
  • Using a Wobster for the fish requirement then using Ice or Butter as a filler will yield Lobster Bisque and Lobster Dinner respectively.
  • The California Roll was invented to popularize sushi in North America. To become appetizing for people who did not like seeing seaweed, it's prepared "inside out", where the seaweed is inside and the rice is outside of the roll. However, the in-game image for California Roll has the seaweed outside, indicating it's not actually a California Roll.

Surf 'n' Turf[]

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Raw Fish.png
Raw Fish.png
Inedible.png
Crock Pot.png
link=Surf_%27n%27_Turf
Monster Meats.png
Fish.png
Fish.png
Fish.png
Crock Pot.png
link=Surf_%27n%27_Turf
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Raw Fish.png
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link=Surf_%27n%27_Turf
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link=Surf_%27n%27_Turf

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 60, Sanity Meter.png 33

Pros:

  • This is Wickerbottom's favourite food, granting her 52.5 hunger regained, compared to the regular 37.5.
  • Considering how cheap it is, the 60 Health gained along with 33 Sanity is more than welcome.

Cons:

  • Only 37.5 Hunger provided (although this is clearly offset by the other benefits).
  • Ice is not able to be used.

Using it best:

Seafood Gumbo[]

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Seafood Gumbo.png
Eel.png
Raw Fish.png
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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 40, Sanity Meter.png 20

Pros:

  • While the Health and Hunger restoration is comparable to that of Fishsticks, the Sanity restoration is much higher.

Cons:

  • Low Hunger restoration.

Using it best:

Wobster Bisque[]

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Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 25, Health Meter.png 60, Sanity Meter.png 10

Pros:

  • This provides 60 Health restoration, which for a recipe with two Filler items, is very generous.

Cons:

  • Low Hunger and Sanity provided.

Using it best:

  • Woodie's quote for this dish is 'Looks so smooth and creamy, but I'd still prefer salmon'.

Wobster Dinner[]

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Butter.png
Filler.png
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Wobster Dinner (DST).png

Restores:
Hunger Meter.png 37.5, Health Meter.png 60, Sanity Meter.png 50

Pros:

  • This is Maxwell's favourite dish, granting him 52.5 Hunger, rather than the regular 37.5
  • Significant Health and Sanity restoration (largely due to the cost of Butter)

Cons:

Using it best:

  • This is able to be given to the Yaarctopus in exchange for a Boat Cannon.
  • Warly's quote for this dish is 'No Place is too remote for some fine dining!', likely due to his original quote referencing the setting of Shipwrecked.

Low Worth Dishes[]

Most of these are only worthwhile to upgrade freshness of stale or spoiled ingredients, for the 5 sanity almost every dish can get, or to put some variety into Warly's varied diet as he gets higher benefits from Crock Pot recipes but lower benefits from separate ingredients.

Fish Tacos[]

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Can easily become Fishsticks, a much more worthwhile dish.

Unagi[]

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Another instance where the recipe can easily become Fishsticks.

Fist Full of Jam[]

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Fist Full of Jam gives less hunger than the involved ingredients, unless ice is used. Even in that case, Meatballs are better. Worth for Wurt.

Kabobs[]

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Some combinations of ingredients can turn a profit when spent on Kabobs, but those same ingredients are better spent on meatballs.

Stuffed Eggplant[]

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Stuffed Eggplant is generally a waste of twigs, as it normally provides no bonus hunger. It can be used to convert inedibles into hunger points, but there are more profitable ways.

Ratatouille[]

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Most Ratatouille recipes give less stat restoration than its individual components. That being said, in an emergency this is an ok way to spend multiple red caps (but far from the best use of them). Ice can also make this dish pay out more than the input, but meatballs is once again the superior dish to spend these ingredients on. Worth for Wurt.

Monster Lasagna[]

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Monster Lasagna is only really worth it for Webber/Wilba, and only if their cooked monster meats are about to spoil. There are usually far better ways to spend monster meat.

Powdercake[]

Powdercake

Powdercake is a joke item, which takes 3 health when eaten. It can, however, be used as an extremely long-lasting bait for Tooth Traps, and also can be used to apply Warly's powders. It's most common use is in 'Incredible Inedibles', which are berry bush / Gobbler farms.

Wet Goop[]

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Wet Goop is made whenever an invalid recipe is made. Wet Goop has no positive, or negative effects on the player, and lasts 6 days before it spoils. Other than bait for some mobs, it's completely useless.

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