Often during the hurricane season we lose power on the gulf coast. Sometimes for days or weeks. Camp stoves and propane grills quickly become the only viable method for cooking.
For the camp stove. You can make a reasonable spaghetti, soup, stew, chilli.
On the propane grill you can not only cook meats but also, bake biscuits, pizza, and cornbread by putting a pizza stone on the grates.
"I must say as to what I have seen of Texas it is the garden spot of the world. The best land and the best prospects for health I ever saw, and I do believe it is a fortune to any man to come here."
Davy Crockett, 1836