Cheese Ladders, Firkins, Baby Cages and Other Cooking Curiosities in East Hampton | Edible East End
Of all the beautiful, puzzling, and seemingly anachronistic objects from "What's Cooking: East Hampton Kitchens 1648-1948," the new exhibit at the East Hampton Historical Society, the one that resonated most with me was the "baby cage," an ominous--and unfortunately named--wooden container where a 17th century mother cooking at an open fire or massive wood stove could quickly stow any toddler that might wander too close to the hearth.
There's Beauty In The room: 15 Vintage Cook Stoves
1. There's nothing like the feel you get when you first lay eyes on an old wood burner stove. This The Boston Beauty Supreme Found on sarahsantiquestoves.com brings for many the memories of hauling a bundle of wood into the house, and cracking open the door, and tossing it in. The one stick that blocks the door, and trying to jiggle it in so you can close 'er up and focus on the cooking at hand. The smells of good ol' fashioned country cooking, the bacon grease from yesterdays breakfast used…
Beauty in Daily Living
Today may seem like an ordinary day. We get up, we eat breakfast, we do chores, then schooling, lunch, followed by free time, then naps and more schooling, dinner, stories and bedtime. Seems normal and plain enough. However, one of the things I like to do the most in my homemaking is create something beautiful and lovely out of the mundane. Ordinary days like today can be as meaningful and beautiful as the special occasions in our lives, it just takes some ingenuity (or copy-catting, *which…
Elmira Antique Stove
Fitting your home with some new appliances, either after a redecorating project or just to improve the interior design, can be a tedious task if you’re not exactly sure what to use. Is the style of your kitchen oriented more towards tradition, but you don’t quite desire an outdated stove? Luckily for you, there is […]