Place gunpowder, like redstone, which allows you to create a long fuse. It would be nice to have a small mod for this since the only other mod that exists with this feature has way more features than needed (Quark).
A mod that would allow players to randomly get a "craving" during gameplay. This will be some type of food item that they need to eat within a certain amount of time to get a buff. If they do not eat within the time frame they will get a debuff. This would help promote a variety of food while rewarding the player for doing so.