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How to Cook Over a Campfire

| May 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to Cook Over a Campfire Ever since the earliest humans learned how to cook over a campfire, it has become an art form to which all subsequent generations have made improvements. From ancient Greece to the Middle Ages, to western pioneers, cultures came to view cooking over an open fire as routine, and they […]

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How to Cook on a Fire Pit

| April 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Among the many benefits of having a backyard fire pit are the rustic, natural atmosphere is creates, the warming glow of a fire on a cool evening, and the capability of preparing delicious food for your family and friends. Learning how to cook on a fire pit takes a little practice, but is well worth […]

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Fire Pit Deck Safety: How to Protect Your Wood Deck

| April 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fire Pit Pad Blocks

Feel free to build your own fire resistant pad by placing bricks, interlocking paving stones, or cinder blocks where you want to put your fire pit. You can even make it permanent by using mortar to hold them all together. Another method is to adhere heat resistant tiles to a large piece of plywood […]

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How to Gather Firewood

| March 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Man Outdoors In Autumn Woodland Gathering Logs

Can you imagine camping in the backcountry without the warmth and security that comes from the yellow and orange glow of a campfire? Just think about the many benefits a well made campfire provides; a place to cook food and boil water, lighting your campsite during the night, keeping animals away, safety, […]

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How to Get Free Firewood

| March 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

firewood stacked

s energy costs continue to rise, people all across the land have sought ways to reduce their heating bills. Additionally, with the growing popularity of fire pits for cooking and leisure, more homeowners want to know how to get free firewood. In today’s market, the price for a cord of firewood can range fro […]

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How to Microwave S’Mores

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pouring Water in the Microwable Smores Maker by Progressive International

Everybody loves a tasty treat and you don’t get much more traditional and delicious than s’mores dessert. The combination of crunchy cracker, delectable melted chocolate and gooey marshmallow makes this American favourite a versatile and easy recipe to make. […]

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How to Make S’mores Indoors

| February 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Smores ingreedients stacked

Campfire sweet treats can be a firm favorite with kids, and for a traditional well-loved delight, you can’t beat s’mores. Created by the Girl Scouts, s’mores are so called due to the fact that once you eat one, you will want ‘some more’ or s’more. So popular is the snack […]

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How to Make S’mores Outdoors

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Toasting Marshmallows over fire pit

Arguably one of the best treats you can have when you’re out camping or even having a barbecue at home with friends and family, s’mores are an all time American classic. The ingredients couldn’t be simpler and you can get them all year round from any store so you can enjoy these at any […]

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How to Build a Simple Fire Pit

| February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

This great video from Lowe’s shows you how to build a simple fire pit, the easy way, using stacked concrete blocks (dry method, no mortar required) and a prefabricated outdoor fire bowl inserted in the center. A great DIY project for the beginner. Pros: Building a simple fire pit in your backyard is indeed ‘simple’ […]

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How to Build a Professional Stacked Stone Fire Pit

| January 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stacked stone fire pit by Norstone

Many people get bored with heavy workloads and the routine of daily living. That’s why they need breaks. On cool nights with your family and friends, you can sit around a fire, roast marshmallows, and enjoy the sweet breeze. With a routine like this, a stylish and fun fire pit for your backyard is essential. […]

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