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    EverQuest Baking FAQ
    by Rebecca [rebecca@monsterweb.org]
    
    
    INDEX:
           PART 1 - Becomming a Master Baker
           PART 2 - Ingredients & Tools
           PART 3 - Recipies
           PART 4 - Other Trade Skills & Baking
           Part 5 - Version History, Legal Notice & Credits
    
    
    PART 1: BECOMMING A MASTER BAKER
    
    This goal of this is to help get from Level 1 [newbie baker] to 
    Master Baker with minimal expense. If I recommend that you not make a 
    paticular dish, it is mostly just something you should do while you 
    are learning the trade. I recommend starting baking at around 
    experience Level 1.
    
    
    Dish 1: Edible Goo
    Most other FAQs may tell you to put anywhere between 5 and 20 points, 
    in a skill to start out...
    If you're lucky, there will be both Giant Rats and Fire Beetles in you 
    newbie area. If this is the case, I'd put only 1 skill point into 
    baking, and make Edible Goo until it is trivial. Edible Goo is the 
    only dish that you don't have to spend money on, so you can save those 
    valuable skill points for more important things. Edible Goo will get 
    your skill up to the mid 20s.
    You should also save all Snake Eggs and Bat Wings that you get.
    
    Dish 2: Clump of Dough
    Once Edible Goo becomes trivial, Clump of Dough becomes trivial. Since 
    Snake Eggs are really hard to come by and Clump of Dough is very 
    important to becoming a master baker, I do not recommended making 
    Clump of Dough until after it is trivial, so that you don't waste 
    ingredients. Put all Clumps of Dough that you make into the bank and 
    save them.
    
    Dish 3: Steaks & Crunchies
    Once Edible Goo becomes trivial, I'd move on to steaks and crunchies. 
    To minimize expense, I'd recommended making either Bear Steaks or Lion 
    Steaks. If you can't kill bears or lions yet, stick to making any of 
    the Crunchies [Batwing, Bixie, or Candied Spider.] Don't make Wolf 
    Steaks [unless you are making them for an event.] I'd also skip the 
    Beer Braised stuff, since the alcohol is just an added expense. 
    Regular steaks should get you skill to somewhere around 50.
    
    Dish 4: Other Races
    If you have a decent supply of Dark Elf Meat, Dwarf Meat, Halfling 
    Meat, High Elf Meat, or Wood Elf Meat, you can use the dishes based 
    off these races to get your skill up some more. I'd avoid the Gnome 
    Kabobs, since the skewers are just an added expense. This will get 
    your skill up to around 60.
    
    Dish 5: Fish Fillets
    If you have not done any fishing before, now is a good time to start. 
    Fill up a backpack full of Jugs of Sauces, buy a Fishing Pole, some 
    bate, and go fishing. If this is too slow and you don't mind the 
    extra expense, just buy this fish and sit around making Fish 
    Fillets. This will get your skill you to the mid 80s.
    
    Dish 6: Fish Rolls
    In East Commons, buy a bunch of Bat Wings [or buy stacks of the off of 
    the newbies] and do some more fishing, to make Fish Rolls. An 
    alternative, is to make Cookies, but unless there's an important 
    event where you need cookies, I'd stick to the Fish Rolls. This should 
    get up to to Master Baker.
    
    Now that you're a Master Baker, it's time to pull out all those Clumps 
    of Dough you've been saving and start baking the more complicated 
    dishes.
    
    
    PART 2: INGREDIENTS & TOOLS
    
    Ingredients:
    Most ingredients can be found on the various animals that you 
    encounter in the game. Other ingredients can only be bought from 
    merchants or foraged.
    
    Baking Sprints    - Buy at Voleen's Bakery, South Qeynos
    Bat Wing          - Comes from bats.
    Bear Meat         - Comes from bear.
    Berries           - Must be foraged.
    Bixie Parts       - Comes from bixies.
    Bread             - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Brownie Parts     - Comes from brownies [L30+ in Lesser Faydark]
    Chunk of Meat     - Comes from various animals.
    Clump of Dough    - Baker created ingredient, see recipies section
    Dark Elf Meat     - 
    Dwarf Meat        - 
    Fire Beetle Eye   - Comes from fire beetles.
    Fish              - Can be purchased from merchants or caught by 
                        player fishers.
    Flour             - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Froglock Meat     - Comes from Froglocks.
    Frosting          - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Fruit             - Must be foraged.
    Garnish           - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Gator Meat        - Any type of gator. [Caimen, Crocodlies, etc.]
    Gnome Meat        - 
    Halfling Meat     - 
    High Elf Meat     - 
    Jug of Sauces     - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Lion Meat         - Comes from lion.
    Lizard Meat       - Comes from lizards.
    Mammoth Meat      - Comes from mammoths.
    Milk              - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Rabbit Meat       - Must be foraged.
    Rat Ear           - Comes from rats.
    Rat Meat          - Comes from rats.
    Shark Meat        - Comes from sharks.
    Short Beer        - Can be purchased from merchants 
                        or made by player Brewers.
    Snake Eggs        - Comes from snakes.
    Spices            - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Spider Legs       - Comes from spiders [not spiderlings.]
    Tall Beer         - Can be purchased from merchants 
                        or made by player Brewers.
    Vegetables        - Must be foraged.
    Vinegar           - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Wasp Wing         - Comes from Giant Wasps.
    Water             - Must be purchased from merchants.
    Winter Chocolate  - Baker created ingredient, see recipies section
    Wolf Meat         - Comes from wolves.
    Wood Elf Meat     - Comes from the bandits in Greater Faydark
    Woolie Spider Legs - Comes from woolie spiders.
    
    
    Tools: 
    Most tools must be created by potters or smiths. A few can be 
    bought.
    
    Cake Round        - Created by potters or smiths.
    Cookie Cutter     - Created by potters or smiths.
    Jar               - Created by potters.
    Mixing Bowl       - Can be purchased from merchants 
                        or made by player Potters.
    Muffin Tin        - Created by smiths or potters.
    Pie Tin           - Created by smiths or potters.
    Pot               - Created by potters.
    Skewer            - Created by smiths or potters.
    Smoker            - Created by smiths or potters.
    Spit              - Can be purchased from merchants for about 2 PP.
    
    
    PART 3: RECIPIES
    
    Batwing Crunchies
           Ingredients:       Bat Wing
                              Frosting
           Preparation:       Mixing Bowl
           Cookbook:          Vanshar's Sweet Treats
    
    Bear Sandwich
    This stingy, straggly sandwich has a highly robust flavor that 
    confuses your mouth so you are never really sure if you have finished 
    eating it.
           Ingredients:       Bear Meat
                              Bread
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Tastes Great With: Bug Bites and Ale
           Cookbook:          Sorin's Treats on the Go
    
    Bear Steaks
           Ingredients:       Bear Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Bineten's Succulence
    
    Beer Braised Bear
           Ingredients:       Bear Meat
                              Short Beer
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Bineten's Succulence
    
    Beer Braised Gator
           Ingredients:       Gator Meat
                              Short Beer
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Vanshar's Sweet Treats
    
    Beer Braised Mammoth
           Ingredients:       Mammoth Meat
                              Tall Beer
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Xetica's Favored Flavors
    
    Beer Braised Rat
           Ingredients:       Rat Meat
                              Short Beer
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Bineten's Quick Treats
    
    Beer Braised Lion
           Ingredients:       Lion Meat
                              Short Beer
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Mixxy's Delicacies Vol 2
    
    Beer Braised Wolf
           Ingredients:       Wolf Meat
                              Short Beer
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Bineten's Succulence
    
    Beetle Eye Pie
           Ingredients:       Fire Beetle Eye
                              Clump of Dough
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Pie Tin
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Bineten's Quick Treats
    
    Berry Pie
           Ingredients:       Berries
                              Clump of Dough
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Pie Tin
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Vanshar's Sweet Revenge
    
    Birthday Cake
           Ingredients:       Clump of Dough
                              Frosting
                              Winter Chocolate
           Preparation:       Cake Round
                              Oven
           Cookbook:          Tattered Note
    
    Bixie Crunchies
           Ingredients:       Bixie Parts
                              Frosting
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Xetica's Hot Pies
    
    Blackend Tier'Dal
           Ingredients:       Dark Elf Meat
                              Spices
                              Garnish
           Preparation:       Oven of Spit
           Cookbook:          Chunin's Delights
    
    Candied Spider
    Soft and sticky Candied Spiders are known for their swet outsides and 
    tangy innards. Once a creature has eaten one it's hard for them to not 
    eat the whole batch.
           Ingredients:       Spider Legs
                              Frosting
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Best Served After: Fish Rolls and a Flask of Water
           Cookbook:          Mixxy's Delicacies Vol 1
    
    Chocolate Cookies
           Ingredients:       Clump of Dough
                              Spices
                              Frosting
                              Winter Chocolate
           Preparation:       Oven
           Cookbook:          Tattered Note
    
    Chocolate Muffin
           Ingredients:       Clump of Dough
                              Fruit
                              Winter Chocolate
           Preparation:       Muffin Tin
                              Oven
           Cookbook:          Tattered Note
    
    Clump of Dough
           Ingredients:       Snake Egg
                              Flour
                              Milk
           Preparation:       Mixing Bowl
           Cookbook:          Tattered Note
    Cookies
           Ingredients:       Clump of Dough
                              Frosting
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Cookie Cutter
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Xetica's Hot Pies
    
    Cupcakes
           Ingredients:       Clump of Dough
                              Frosting
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Muffin Tin
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Vanshar's Sweet Revenge
    
    Dwarf Chops
           Ingredients:       Dwarf Meat
                              Spices
                              Garnish
           Preparation:       Pot
                              Oven of Spit
           Cookbook:          Chunin's Delights
    
    Edible Goo
    Next to pot noodle, Edible Goo is guite possibly one of the worst 
    tasting dishes a creature would ever be forced to endure. Nicknamed 
    "don't you dare feed me that crap."
           Ingredients:       Rat Ear
                              Fire Beetle Eye
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Taste Great With:  No comment
           Cookbook:          Mixxy's Delicacies Vol 1
    
    Elven Veal
           Ingredients:       High Elf Meat
                              Spices
                              Garnish
           Preparation:       Oven of Spit
           Cookbook:          Chunin's Delights
    
    Fish Fillets
    This maritime menu is a Rohand classic. Nab the little nibblers 
    anywhere you find some water, and cook them up to a slimy perfection.
           Ingredients:       Fish
                              Jug of Sauces
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Tastes great with: Deadly Medley and Ale
           Cookbook:          Rohand's Sea Treats
    
    Fish Head Soup
           Ingredients:       Fish
                              Water
                              Jug of Sauces
           Preparation:       Pot
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Rohand's Edibles
    
    Fish Rolls
    Squishy and squirmy fun. When properly prepared, Fish Rolls just slide 
    down your throat before you get a chance to chew them.
           Ingredients:       Fish
                              Bat Wing
           Preparation:       Mixing Bowl
           Tastes great with: Smoked Wood Elf and Ale
           Cookbook:          Rohand's Sea Treats
    
    Fruit Pie
           Ingredients:       Fruit
                              Clump of Dough
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Pie Tin
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Xetica's Hot Pies
    
    Gator Rolls
           Ingredients:       Gator Meat
                              Wasp Wing
           Preparation:       Pie Tin
                              Mixing Bowl
           Cookbook:          Rohand's Edibles
    
    Gator Steaks
           Ingredients:       Gator Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Xetica's Favored Flavors
    
    Gnome Kabobs
           Ingredients:       Gnome Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Skewer
                              Oven of Spit
           Cookbook:          Chunin's Classical Dishes
    
    Hot'n Spicy Toelings
           Ingredients:       Halfling Meat
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven of Spit
           Cookbook:          Chunin's Classical Dishes
    
    Lion Steaks
    Lion Steaks are by far the most succulent and juicy; even the tootless 
    can easily gobble up this delicate meat. But the blandness of this 
    meat requires massive flavoring.
           Ingredients:       Lion Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Tastes Great With: Shark Rolls and Ale
           Cookbook:          Mixxy's Delicacies Vol 1
    
    Lizard on a Stick
           Ingredients:       Lizard Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Skewer
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Vanshar's Sweet Treats
    
    Mammoth Sandwich
    Only a fool, or maybe an ogre, would ever think of eating an entire 
    Mammoth Sandwich by himself, but legends of mighty men who swalled the 
    beast still put forth the challenge to this day.
           Ingredients:       Mammoth Meat
                              Bread
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Tastes Great with: Cookies and Ale
           Cookbook:          Sorin's Treats on the Go
    
    Mammoth Steaks
           Ingredients:       Mammoth Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Mixxy's Delicacies Vol 2
    
    Meat Pie
           Ingredients:       Chunk of Meat
                              Clump of Dough
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Pie Tin
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Vanshar's Sweet Revenge
    
    Muffin
    Entertainment while you eat! Muffins are fun and frivolous 
    accompaniment to any dish. Just toss them across the table and watch 
    them bounce onto your plate.
           Ingredients:       Fruit
                              Clump of Dough
           Preparation:       Muffin Tin
                              Oven or Spit
           Tastes Great with: Beer Braised Rat and Short Beer
           Cookbook:          Sorin's Treats on the Go
    
    Pickled Froglock
           Ingredients:       Froglock Meat
                              Vinegar
           Preparation:       Jar
           Cookbook:          Vanshar's Sweet Treats
    
    Pickled Gator
           Ingredients:       Gator Meat
                              Vinegar
           Preparation:       Jar
           Cookbook:          Mixxy's Delicacies Vol 2
    
    Rabit Stew
           Ingredients:       Rabbit Meat
                              Water
           Preparation:       Pot
           Cookbook:          Mixxy's Delicacies Vol 2
    
    Rat Ear Pie
           Ingredients:       Rat Ear
                              Clump of Dough
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Pie Tin
                              Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Xetica's Hot Pies
    
    Rat Kobobs
           Ingredients:       Rat Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Bineten's Quick Treats
    
    Rat Sandwich
    Usuallly eaten unintentionally when the little critters find their way 
    into your bread supply. Also known as "I-Should-Have-Bought-Myself-a-
    Lantern Sandwich."
           Ingredients:       Rat Meat
                              Bread
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Tastes Great With: Pickled Snake and Ale
           Cookbook:          Mixxy's Delicacies Vol 1
    
    Shark Fillets
    Wrap your jaws around this one! If you are lucky enough to get your 
    hands on some shark meat, this dish is a simple yet elegant way to 
    savor the flavor.
           Ingredients:       Shark Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Tastes great with: Gator Rolls and Bog Juice
           Cookbook:          Rohand's Sea Treats
    
    Shark Rolls
           Ingredients:       Shark Meat
                              Bat Wing
           Preparation:       Pie Tin
                              Mixing Bowl
           Cookbook:          Rohand's Edibles
    
    Smoked Shark
    The ultimate maritime masterpiece. Smoked Shark has a perfect blend of 
    sea salt, spices, and soot.
           Ingredients:       Shark Meat
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Smoker
                              Oven or Spit
           Tastes great with: Snake Rolls and Ale
           Cookbook:          Rohand's Sea Treats
    
    Smoked Wood Elf
           Ingredients:       Wood Elf Meat
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Smoker
                              Oven of Spit
           Cookbook:          Chunin's Classical Dishes
    
    Vegetable Pie
           Ingredients:       Vegetables
                              Clump of Dough
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Pie Tin
                              Oven of Spit
           Cookbook:          Vanshar's Sweet Revenge
    
    Vegetable Soup
           Ingredients:       Vegetables
                              Water
                              Jug of Sauces
           Preparation:       Pot
           Cookbook:          Xetica's Favored Flavors
    
    Winter Chocolate
           Ingredients:       Brownie Parts
                              Frosting [2]
           Preparation:       Mixing Bowl
           Cookbook:          Tattered Note
    
    Wolf Sandwich
    Everyone likes a sandwich, aspecially when its covered with hair! Not 
    only does the bread stick to the roof of your mouth, but the fine 
    hairs get stuck between your teeth for added sex appeal!
           Ingredients:       Wolf Meat
                              Bread
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Tastes Great with: Vegetable Soup and Ale
           Cookbook:          Sorin's Treats on the Go
    
    Wolf Steaks
           Ingredients:       Wolf Meat
                              Jug of Sauces
                              Spices
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Bineten's Succulence
    
    Woolie Spider Crunchies
           Ingredients:       Woolie Spider Legs
                              Frosting
           Preparation:       Oven or Spit
           Cookbook:          Bineten's Quick Treats
    
    
    PART 4: OTHER TRADE SKILLS & Baking
    
    BLACKSMITHING
    Blacksmithing can be used to create most of the tools that a baker 
    will need. Although, it is perhaps one of the most expensive skills to 
    learn, it does have a decent profit potential [which nicely 
    complements the low profit potential of baking.]
    
    BREWING
    If you're in a guild with people who have a high alcohol tollerance, 
    they'd probably enjoy the Beer Braised steaks that you can serve. 
    Also, a lot of receipies are best served with some time of alcohol. If 
    you tend to the baking for guild events, spirits can complement the 
    dishes that you serve.
    
    FISHING
    Fishing is used to catch fish. It's a useful secondary trade skill 
    among bakers, especially if you have a spit. You can stand around 
    fishing and if you catch something toss it in the spit and cook some 
    fish steaks.
    
    POTTERY
    A few recipies can only be made with the help of pottery. Pickled 
    Froglock and Pickled Gator both require a jar, which must be made by 
    a potter. [Jars become trivial somewhere around skill level 40.]
    Dwarf Chops, Fish Head Soup, Rabit Stew, and Vegetable Soup all 
    require a Pot. Rabit Stew and Vegetable Soup can only be made if you 
    have the forage skill or are being supplied with the ingredients. The 
    Mixing Bowl, which is is the most important potter-created item, can 
    be bought from merchants [at least that's how I got mine.] Cookie 
    cutters, tins, cake rounds, smokers and skewers can also be made by 
    smiths.
    
    TAILORING
    It doesn't directly complement baking, but if you're hunting animals 
    for their meat - tailoring will give you something to do with all 
    those otherwise useless animal skins.
    
    
    PART 5: VERSION HISTORY, LEGAL NOTICE, & CREDITS
    
    Version History:
       January 8, 2000 - FAQ compiled
    
    
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