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0000138Dwarf FortressDwarf Mode -- Jobs, Itemspublic2010-04-02 08:332010-06-13 17:07
Toady One 
normalmajorhave not tried
0000138: Liquid prepared meals melt, kitchen gets cluttered with booze
While cooking lavish meals, my cook sometimes takes a barrel of booze or dwarven syrup, some other ingredients... and then cancels the job for some reason or another, which is normal. What is NOT normal however, is that the liquid will stay in the kitchen without its container and cause massive clutter, effectively rendering that kitchen useless. The only way to remove said liquid seems to be deconstructing the kitchen.
Not 100% sure what causes this, possibly dwarves trying to haul it away but taking only the barrel?
cooking, food, kitchen, workshop
related to 0000621confirmed Footkerchief On reclaim, contents of barrels drop to the ground. 
parent of 0000240resolved Toady One Booze/drinks show up twice in kitchen screen 
parent of 0000921resolved Toady One Alcohol appears as a liquid item rather than drink item 
parent of 0001131resolved Toady One Stacks of unbarreled Drinks can end up inside the Kitchen if cooking drink turned off. 
parent of 0000228resolved Toady One Prepared roasts revert to component materials on unpause 
has duplicate 0001431closed Footkerchief Dwarf Syrup Stacks - No stockpile, no use 
has duplicate 0001659closed Footkerchief Will not barrel kitchen goods. 
has duplicate 0001788closed Footkerchief Kitchen removing ingredients from barrels, not cooking into product. 
has duplicate 0002239resolved Footkerchief Liquor can get stuck outside of the barrel at the kitchen 
has duplicate 0000506resolved Footkerchief swamp whiskey unstockable 
related to 0000303resolved Toady One Cook gets angered by "art defacement" because liquid meals melt when eaten 
related to 0002393confirmed Footkerchief Cooks prefer to cook solid bases with solids, rather than solid bases with liquids, meaning liquids barely get used 
Issue History
2010-04-02 08:33SyndicNew Issue
2010-04-02 11:56arcanerTag Attached: workshop
2010-04-03 00:10MalicusNote Added: 0000444
2010-04-03 14:14martinNote Added: 0000657
2010-04-03 14:48MalicusNote Edited: 0000444bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0000444#r172
2010-04-04 00:57rodya_mirovNote Added: 0000814
2010-04-04 22:26ArkiveIssue Monitored: Arkive
2010-04-04 22:26ArkiveNote Added: 0001000
2010-04-05 11:33PsieyeNote Added: 0001135
2010-04-06 06:43AmetsalaNote Added: 0001419
2010-04-06 14:36anomalyNote Added: 0001585
2010-04-08 16:22MalicusNote Added: 0002190
2010-04-08 16:25MalicusNote Edited: 0002190bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0002190#r665
2010-04-08 17:14SirPenguinNote Added: 0002196
2010-04-09 13:00mrdudeguyNote Added: 0002405
2010-04-09 18:12mrdudeguyNote Added: 0002484
2010-04-10 03:02FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0000240
2010-04-10 03:02FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0000921
2010-04-10 03:07JimmyTag Attached: cooking
2010-04-10 03:07JimmyTag Attached: food
2010-04-10 03:07JimmyTag Attached: kitchen
2010-04-10 11:35FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0000621
2010-04-10 11:42mrdudeguyIssue Monitored: mrdudeguy
2010-04-12 02:32AmetsalaIssue Monitored: Ametsala
2010-04-12 04:34BlahNote Added: 0003023
2010-04-12 04:36BlahNote Edited: 0003023bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0003023#r978
2010-04-14 00:09FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0001131
2010-04-16 10:07FootkerchiefRelationship addedparent of 0000228
2010-04-20 21:28MagishIssue Monitored: Magish
2010-04-22 09:25FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0001431
2010-04-22 15:14Khym ChanurIssue Monitored: Khym Chanur
2010-04-22 16:12hyndisNote Added: 0004647
2010-04-29 13:13FootkerchiefCategoryGeneral => Dwarf Mode -- Jobs, Items
2010-04-30 11:38FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0001659
2010-05-05 12:09FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0000303
2010-05-05 12:22FootkerchiefSummaryliquids without container clutter up kitchen => Liquid prepared meals melt
2010-05-06 14:32FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0001788
2010-05-15 21:12MorshanNote Added: 0006744
2010-06-03 16:50RavingmadIssue Monitored: Ravingmad
2010-06-03 16:53FootkerchiefSticky IssueNo => Yes
2010-06-05 11:52leetmaster4004Issue Monitored: leetmaster4004
2010-06-05 12:55ChickenLipsNote Added: 0007733
2010-06-09 22:20FootkerchiefSummaryLiquid prepared meals melt => Liquid prepared meals melt, kitchen gets cluttered with booze
2010-06-09 22:20FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0002239
2010-06-11 12:39ContiIssue Monitored: Conti
2010-06-13 04:37Toady OneNote Added: 0008269
2010-06-13 04:37Toady OneStatusnew => resolved
2010-06-13 04:37Toady OneFixed in Version => 0.31.07
2010-06-13 04:37Toady OneResolutionopen => fixed
2010-06-13 04:37Toady OneAssigned To => Toady One
2010-06-13 04:38Toady OneNote Edited: 0008269bug_revision_view_page.php?bugnote_id=0008269#r3132
2010-06-13 11:07ContiIssue End Monitor: Conti
2010-06-13 13:12FootkerchiefSticky IssueYes => No
2010-06-13 17:07Khym ChanurIssue End Monitor: Khym Chanur
2010-06-30 13:41FootkerchiefRelationship addedhas duplicate 0000506
2010-07-22 22:12FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0002393
2010-07-22 22:12FootkerchiefRelationship addedrelated to 0002787
2010-07-22 22:12FootkerchiefRelationship deletedrelated to 0002787

2010-04-03 00:10   
(edited on: 2010-04-03 14:48)
I think it's actually from dwarves SUCCESSFULLY cooking something using only liquids. If this happens, then they remain as liquids without a barrel in the workshop, rather than becoming prepared meals. The created "food" is still listed on the kitchen screen as cookable, though dwarves cannot cook or eat it.

Oh, and milk is cookable and causes this same thing now.

2010-04-03 14:14   
I'm seeing exactly the same thing. Booze-only foods are broken. Can't speak for liquid-only yet.
2010-04-04 00:57   
Confirmed reproduced here. It's a major problem since booze meals were the crux of my food supply historically.
2010-04-04 22:26   
I also have the same problem.
2010-04-05 11:33   
I think the intention was for liquids to act as flavouring and not provide actual subsistance to whatever base the cooked food used. But as it is right now, it's safest to disable all liquids from cooking due to this bug.
2010-04-06 06:43   
This is probably related so I'll just add it here.
I made a fine meal from booze. Cooking and stockpiling worked fine. Then I followed someone use it. First he had the job 'Drink' and a while later I go the message 'Dorf cancels eat: Job item lost or destroyed'. Also two parts vanished from the meal and one part seems to have turned into 'a pool of dwarven wine' which is under liquids in the stocks screen.
2010-04-06 14:36   
full stack of 40 dwarven syrup, gone. i was counting on that to feed my fortress.

apparently liquids cooked in with solids will create usable prepared meals. unfortunately there is no way to tell your cooks to alternate liquid/solid food use in preparing meals.
2010-04-08 16:22   
(edited on: 2010-04-08 16:25)
I cannot reproduce this in 31.02, though I could in 31.01. Perhaps it has been ninja-fixed?

Edit: Correction, it still happens. Just not ALL THE TIME.

2010-04-08 17:14   
31.01: Locked a cook in a room with a kitchen and beer. He cooked the beer when he had no other options (I forbade all food) and the problem described in the bug report happened (a 10 stack of "dwarven beer" is left behind)

31.02: Same behavior

So it hasn't been fixed
2010-04-09 13:00   
This bug is ruining my fortress
"WeRise The earthen allied house of sweetness"(or Ihop the international house of Pancakes.)
2010-04-09 18:12   
Confirmed for Syrup
this might be related to 0000621
2010-04-12 04:34   
(edited on: 2010-04-12 04:36)
Still occuring in 31.02 for me.

The actual bug seems to be that barrels of booze/syrup are not freed up for any future uses (including cooking the same meals at the same kitchen) once the cook is done or stops making meals.

I had kitchens cluttered up by several barrels of the same booze.

2010-04-22 16:12   
Still happening 31.03. Randomly booze or syrup gets stuck in a kitchen workshop. It cannot be used for anything, its not contained in any barrel, cannot be dumped, and the only way to get rid of it is to deconstruct the workshop. It also does clutter up the workshop.

Workaround would be to disable cooking with booze or syrup to avoid this, but that does cut back hugely on the variety of meals that can be made.

Occasionally an all liquid roast will be made and will even be hauled to a food stockpile, but any dwarf who picks one up to eat it will have it turn into a puddle as soon as he touches it. I'm not sure why sometimes a roast can be made and hauled successfully, while sometimes it fails completely and gets stuck in the kitchen.
2010-05-15 21:12   
I had an occourance of this bug whereby all my food melted after save and re-load
2010-06-05 12:55   
I haven't seen anything *that* extreme, but I am still seeing all-Drink meals turned into Liquids (listed in that section on the Stocks screen) and kept permanently in the kitchen in .05.
Toady One   
2010-06-13 04:37   
(edited on: 2010-06-13 04:38)
This should be fixed for 0.31.07.

edit: I should add that it is fixed by requiring a solid base, so be prepared!