Thermosiphon equals free hot water

In this blog post, we created a video which explains how we use thermosiphon to heat our domestic hot water through our wood cook stove. We have received requests to create a video post which walks through the process.  We hope you enjoy the video and our attempt at creating a Youtube presence.  Our channel … Continue reading Thermosiphon equals free hot water

Another Firewood Season Coming to a Close *Note sigh of relief…

Wearing my grubbiest, holiest t-shirt, toughest Walls jeans, a pair of worn out hiking shoes or rubber boots, and skip a shower until evening because I am about to sweat through every pore of my skin; I head out to fell, buck, transport, split, and stack firewood for the 2016 season. Gathering wood this season … Continue reading Another Firewood Season Coming to a Close *Note sigh of relief…

A Birthday Challenge Turned Tradition: Zesty, Orange, Double Layer, Birthday Cake

For the past eight or so years, I started a tradition for my wife's birthday.  Before this epiphany, I would ask my wife what she would like for her birthday cake?  I would then, like most husbands, go hunt down the desired cake and purchase it from a bakery or sometimes an ice cream parlor.  … Continue reading A Birthday Challenge Turned Tradition: Zesty, Orange, Double Layer, Birthday Cake

Dutch Ovens are the BEST, and my Moroccan Chicken cooked great in it!

Sturdy, durable, heavy, and oh, so useful, is what I think of when I think about my Dutch ovens. I use mine often.  I find myself making soups, stews, and what I call “one dish wonders” with my Dutch ovens.  They work great on the wood cook stove too.  I have the 5 Quart and … Continue reading Dutch Ovens are the BEST, and my Moroccan Chicken cooked great in it!