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Fire Dynamics ! Round Pole & Earth Oven Workshop

January 18 & 29, 2017

This elemental class started with a hand-on exploration of the evolution of fire usage, and how fire works. We FIRED IT UP … moving from a bonfire to reflective bricks, to a chimney and a Rumford Fireplace …to a metal woodstove.   196 more words

Zacahuil – an ancient culinary tradition of the Huastec peoples

One of my fondest memories of the Husteca Potosina, the Huastec region of Mexico, is savoring the famous zacahuil, the region’s signature dish. Zacahuil is a giant Mexican tamale. 1,295 more words


Blazing through fall

The leaves changed color in breathtaking beauty and hung out for a while. Now we’ve had our first snow and many, but not all, have fallen. 349 more words



Home sweet home. Back to work work and deferred projects.

I am getting ready to build an outdoor clay earth oven to bake pizza and bread. 246 more words


How to Build an Earthen Oven — Savoring the Past

The existence of ovens like this is easily documented for the 18th century. In fact, just about every ancient culture had a very similar oven. There’s one particular wood cut illustration from medieval times depicting an earthen oven built on a wagon.

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