The rocket stove has one intense flame that rocketing out of the main chamber. Many of the cooking techniques for an electic stove don't work.
So, I decided to get a wok. A wok is a round bottom cooking vessel popular in the far east.
When I ordered a "wok" from Overstock, I received in the mail a flat bottom vessell with steep sides. A flat bottomed cooking vessell with steep sides is called a saucier.
Since then ran from store to store in town to discover that some insideous beast has been systematically flattening the bottom of all the woks. I discovered a few places with round bottom woks ... but they were expensive.
Finally I discovered a traditional Mandarin Wok at Katom Restaurant Supply. The site says the retail price is
You can use a round bottom wok on a gas stove, but you need to order a wok ring along with the wok. You also need a wok lid.
I ordered ground delivery and it took a week and a half to arrive. Slow delivery aside, I am thrilled to be cooking with a round bottom wok on my rocket stove.
Now, we're cooking with twigs.