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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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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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One of the may recipes to be found in Foods From the Fort offered in our bookstore is Oatmeal Bread.  To make the bread you will need: 1 cup rolled oates 2 cups boiling water 1 package active dry yeast … Continue reading

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