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Cook it in the fireplace

Cook it in the fireplace - lots of tips esp. on page 2

Fireplace cooking may be a lost skill, but it's one you can regain with a little practice. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

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Kindling Cracker Firewood Kindling Splitter

To make a perfect piece of kindling, place a piece of firewood inside the iron safety ring and strike with a blunt instrument, such as a hammer, mallet or even another piece of wood. This drives the wood down onto the splitting wedge for a quick, easy split. There is no need to swing a sharp axe blade dangerously close to your hands. It's the perfect companion for your backyard stack of firewood, creating perfect kindling for your fireplace, fire pit, pizza oven, sauna, barbecue or smoker.

This five foot wide cooking fireplace and bread oven was built in 1990 and is a pretty good reproduction of a Williamsburg style working fireplace circa 1760. The Rumfords were for heat but you didn't necessarily want the fireplace you cooked on to heat - not in the summer anyway.

Vertical storage for canned goods - I still love my Harvest 72" shelf but this is a good and cheaper alternative to rotating your canned goods - first in first out.

Masonry Stoves, Masonry Heaters and Masonry Fireplaces (also known as the Russian Fireplace), plus Masonry Ovens and Earth Ovens: How to design and build your own very efficient, low-cost masonry heaters, ovens, and earth ovens.

two and a 1/2 wheels, old piece of flat steel and 16" of pipe from from an old drive shaft, I welded 3 bolts on the right side of the steel plate to hang BBQ tools

One Kings Lanefrom One Kings Lane

Adjustable Cooking Grate

Fireplace grill. I'd really like to use my fireplace to cook in the winter and I don't want to install a crane for the dutch oven. I think this is the best bet.