Monthly Archives: April 2013

Building a Beehive (Cob) Oven: The Fort’s Community Oven

The fort’s community oven (beehive) has served the fort for more than two decades.  After so many years of hard service, our oven is ready for major repairs.  While we make plans to work on our oven, we thought that … Continue reading

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Building a Beehive Oven (Cob or Outdoor Bread Oven): Research

While doing some research in preparation for our upcoming beehive (cob) oven rebuild we came across some interesting materials.  Among these, from the Canadian Museum of Civilization, is the Book The Bread Ovens of Quebec (BOILY, Lise, and Jean-François Blanchette. … Continue reading

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Building a Beehive Oven (Cob or Outdoor Bread Oven)

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From Hannah Glass’ “The Art of Cookery Plain and Easy” (1760) take a pound of loaf sugar, beat and sift it a pound of flour, well dried a pound of butter eight eggs half a pound of currant, washed and … Continue reading

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