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How to Roast Chestnuts in a Fireplace

How to Roast Chestnuts in a Fireplace

Luckily, chestnut season and fireplace season happen pretty much simultaneously.  Starting in October and lasting into Spring, chestnuts appear in many grocery stores.  Roasting chestnuts in the fireplace is a long-standing tradition in many homes.  If you try it once,

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10 Fun and Delicious S’mores Recipes

delicious smores recipe

Everyone knows about s’mores- the sticky, gooey combination of roasted marshmallow and Hershey’s chocolate squeezed between graham crackers. The recipe is a classic for evening fires around the fire pit. But why not mix up the classic recipe and try

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4 Tips for Grilling Over Your Fit Pit

Barbecue over a Fire Pit

Planning a cookout or barbecue this weekend?  Try going rustic by having your cookout over your fire pit! Your guests will love huddling around the fire, inhaling the grilling aromas, and watching the meat cook. And the flavor from a real

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Hurricane Homesteading: Cook in Fireplace

Millions are without power due to Hurricane Sandy’s wrath, and likely will be for some time. Our thoughts are with those suffering through the floods, fires, and winds. For those safe and dry in their homes but without power, consider

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