Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Not long ago "The Egg and I" was on the classic movie channel. It starred Fred MacMurray and Claudette Colbert. In the movie, city-slicker Claudette has a run-in with an old wood farm cookstove.
Well, one year my honey and I, along with a large group of friends, went to a cabin retreat in the Georgian mountains. Imagine our surprise when we found it had one large, OLD wood cookstove to prepare meals on. Period. No microwave. No, nothing else. Meals for around 40 people. Ye-ah.
Buddy, we "fired her up," and began experimenting. It was slower than our modern counterpart, but I tell you the truth, it made great meals! The biscuits seemed especially delicious.
It was a blast feeling a connection with our pioneer ancestors too.
Anyone else ever cook on a wood-burning cookstove? Since my biscuits were immediately scarfed up, there were no photos, so I'll post these biscuits that closely resemble mine. They belong to Pinchmysalt.com. There are FAB recipes there!