Category Archives: Build Your Own Earth Oven
2017 earth oven, spoon-carving and other workshop info (to register and for info, follow the links…).
June 13, 7 pm earthen building presentation at Plymouth Craft Plymouth, MA
June 17, spoon carving at Nanacardoon, in Forest Grove OR.
July 15-16, Build an earthen oven, workshop outside of Salem, OR; for info & to register, contact email@example.com.
July 23-29, spoon carving/greenwoodworking at echoes-in-time ancestral skills gathering
August 6, spoon carving, at Nanacardoon
Sept. 9, spoon carving, at Nanacardoon
September 10, All about scythes and scything. A scythe is the best and most durable tool for all kinds of …
I don’t normally get excited about hard-boiled eggs, but these aren’t your normal fare. The color alone gives them a quality like deeply polished mahogany; the flavor is nutty and sweet; the texture of the white is firmer, while the yolk is softer. The trick is simply to boil them gently with onion skins, overnight, in the declining heat of your oven. Red onion skins give a deeper color — these were cooked with white onion skins.
I forget who got us started with these, but when I went looking on the web I found many references to “hameen” dishes …
Jon and Flip Anderson have been working with Aprovecho Research Institute and building smokeless cookstoves in Haiti. They came up with this neat “rocket oven” design that answers some of the questions I get from folks about combining the dome oven design w/rocket technology. By simply using clay and organic matter and applying principles of mass and insulation they have created a beautiful, versatile, oven that can do significant baking w/very little fuel. For more about their work on developing business opportunities and helping with deforestation problems, goto www.RechoRoket.com. Here are a couple of their videos (they’re also working on …