You'd like to download this app to make things easier. And more interesting. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/crockbook-for-dont-starve/id855268859?mt=8 Gives you an idea what to do with all those mushrooms, monster meats etc lying around. There will still be deductions from health/hunger/sanity but when we're out of supplies, the crockpot is your lifesaver. As a general rule, cooking stuff makes things less 'toxic'.