How to Cook With a Chimenea?

Answer A chiminea is a wood-burning outdoor oven. Chiminea were traditionally made of clay, but today they come in a variety of materials and colors, such as reinforced clay or cast iron. The ovens are us... Read More »

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How to Light a Chimenea with a Kindlecone?

How to light a Chimenea in 6 easy steps

How do I light a chimenea?

Starting FiresCrumple and wad up five or six sheets of old newspaper, and place them near the front of the chimenea. Lean seven or eight sticks of kindling wood against the paper. Kindling should b... Read More »

What is the best chimenea?

On One Hand: Traditional clay chimeneasChimeneas have been used in Mexico for centuries. Traditionally, they are constructed of clay, which offers several advantages over cast iron. In warm climate... Read More »

If you cook pasta and cover the pot with a lid, does it cook faster?

No, because it boils over and you have to remove the lid anyway.I believe the boxes all say "boil uncovered stirring occasionally..." for a reason.Ziti is the best for baked ziti, otherwise it woul... Read More »