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Dec. 272018
By Katie Conaway | Firewood
Firewood should never come from wood of a recently cut down tree. Why? Because new cut firewood contains moisture which means it is hard to burn and will produce excessive smoke when burned. This is not only unpleasant, but can...
Jul. 172018
By Katie Conaway | wood fired cooking, Wood Fired Cooking
Planning a camping trip? If you are planning to eat all of your meals over a campfire, you’re probably dreading the labor involved in planning the meals, packing the food items and preparing the food once you are deep in...
Mar. 272018
By Katie Conaway | Wood Fired Oven
Whether you already own a pizza oven or thinking of buying or building one in the backyard, there is more to this cooking device than meets the eye. Did you know you can cook ALL your meals in a pizza...
Feb. 132018
By Katie Conaway | Uncategorized, wood burning stove
Own a wood burning stove? Is it used as the primary source of heat? If so, it’s important to assess whether it is working to the best of its’ ability. There are three main areas to consider to when determining...
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. 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. 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...
Feb. 142017
By Katie Conaway | fireplace
Valentine’s Day is on a Tuesday this year. Just when the week is starting to swing into gear, the obligation to show your someone special is thrown into the mix! Never fear, if this holiday snuck up on you there...