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Sep. 262017
By Katie Conaway | Uncategorized
Sweater weather is right around the corner. For thousands of years people have gathered around open fires for warmth, camaraderie and celebration. Make no mistake, modern day fireplace are still the focal point of winter holidays and gatherings with friends...
Sep. 122017
By Katie Conaway | Fire Safety
Nothing says fun and camaraderie like a blazing bonfire! Bonfire, originally “banefyre”, means “bone-fire”. What purpose they originally served varies from funeral pyre (literally meaning “burning of bones”), to pagan rituals of celebration (e.g. All Hallows Eve). Whatever the origin,...
Aug. 152017
By Katie Conaway | Uncategorized
Nothing sets apart a dining experience more than a wood burning fire. Those quaint country inns have know this for centuries. High-end restaurants have counted on wood grills to add depth of flavor to seared meats alighting not only taste...
Aug. 32017
By Katie Conaway | Building a Fire
When building the most efficient wood burning fire, make sure to use the three essential elements: Tinder Kindling Fuel = Wood 1. Tinder Simply said, tinder is what is used to start a fire. It is the first step when...
Jul. 182017
By Katie Conaway | Uncategorized
While sitting in front of your fire pit, ever wondered if you could cook food other than s’mores and hot dogs over it? The answer is yes! Convert a fire pit into a wood fired grill this summer and not...
Jul. 62017
By Katie Conaway | Wood Fired Cooking
Whenever I see a wood-fired pizza oven in someone’s back yard, I immediately come to the conclusion that they are true “foodies”. Being a foodie means you have a passion for delicious food and take great care to find the...
Jun. 262017
By Katie Conaway | Firewood
There is nothing like a real wood fire in fire pit or fireplace. The flickering of the flames, the crackle and smell of the wood works its way into the psyche and allows true relaxation to settle in the very...
Jun. 82017
By Katie Conaway | cooking wood, Wood Fired Cooking
Appeal of woodfired cooking is growing in popularity, not just in restaurants, but in backyards too! One kind of live fire cooking that is gaining popularity, not only in restaurants all around the US, but at home is Brazilian-style/Argentine-style, or...
May. 162017
By Katie Conaway | Wood Fired Cooking
In America, nothing kicks off summer better than a good ol’ fashioned BBQ! When striving for the an authentic smoke flavor, nothing beats a wood burning grill or oven. Any type of food from the obvious choice of meat to...
May. 92017
By Katie Conaway | fireplace
Lets face it, a wood burning fireplace is the focal point to any home. As with any feature within a domestic dwelling, decorating trends do change from year to year. When updating an existing fireplace there are popular trends that...