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Nothing Beats an Outdoor Fireplace in Winter

Posted on Fri, December 7

Nothing wrong with that — who doesn’t love a soft blanket, a comfy couch and a steaming cup of hot chocolate? But staying inside can also mean missing out on the outdoor charms of the cold-weather months....

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The first fire used by man dates back 1 million years…

Posted on Sun, January 1

Some Science… There’s no doubt that outdoor cooking brings out the primitive side in all of us. After all, it’s how we evolved. Apparently, anthropologists believe that without cooked food, our brains would never have evolved into...