When I think about home, I think about fires in the fireplace. I have incredible memories of time around the fireplace with my family. I am pretty sure that if the climate and family rituals permitted, my dad would have had a fire burning in the fireplace every day of the year.
Have you ever wondered what you could learn if you threw yourself into a foreign country for a few months and became totally immersed in the culture? That's what my wife, Katie, and I wondered back in 2016, so we hit the road to travel slowly through Argentina for seven weeks all while keeping our full-time jobs.
And just like that, Katie and I decided where we were going for what would turn out to be 2 months - a farm in Argentina. Not to mention that we might have leave our jobs after almost 12 years of combined time with our current employers. It was Saturday morning and we had just woken up...
In his book Finding Fire, Lenox walks us through the steps to build a fire in detail but we also found a nice summary online. Try it out this weekend and let us know what you think. And if you do, we hope you enjoy.
We recently jumped at the chance to build a high-performance wood-fired oven at home. The simple construction and fun instructions from Chef Steps made it super easy for us to keep our pizza-obsessed family, neighbors, and friends in check during quarantine while dining out was off limits.