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Pioneer Potluck: About.. the old cook stove

...warm and kept us fed and kept Dad busy hauling coal and corn cobs into the house so we all could stay warm and fed. He also had...keeper of the stove and was the first to get up and shove corn cobs, a few sticks and sometimes a little straw and a layer of coal...
Pioneer Potluck: About.. little-little sister and little-little brother

...One of Dad's jobs was to keep the stove hot and at night by "banking it." Filling the cavern of the stove with a few corn cobs, a small layer of wood and sticks, then a layer of coal. Shutting the door, he would turn down the damper and let the stove...

...simplicity of summer perfect corn on the cob slathered with butter and sprinkled pepper. Spread on hot corn on the cob.Bring a large pot of water to a boil...balsamic vinegar. Spread on hot corn on the cob.In a small bowl, whisk together 1 tablespoon...

...cozy and warm in the kitchen because of the big black cook stove setting in the corner. Dad got the stove hot by poking corn cobs and paper down into the big belly of the stove, on top of the hot coals left over from the night before. Then he would carefully...
Pioneer Potluck: About school vacations, holidays

...Nothing went to waste on the farm. The corn was sold and the corn cobs were burnt in the big black cook stove in the kitchen. The reward...standing around the old black cook stove, glowing hot with burning cobs. I remember how good the smooth, rich ice cream tasted and...

...clothes line where there was always a breeze. We rubbed two corn cobs together to shell the corn. I got in on that practice. It was...fields early in the morning. We'd have all the corn on the cob we could eat and still have plenty later on from the corn she...
Peninsula Reflections

...from the woods and decorated it with unusual ornaments Emily had found in her parents' home. Some appeared to be made of corn cobs, some of old-fashioned celluloid. "I cherish them," Emily said, "and I still have most of them." Terasa Catrone and...
Pioneer Potluck: How To Set Up Housekeeping In 1883

...of shoes beside the door to put on "just in case" someone came to the door. We started the fire in the cook stove with corn cobs then added coal. Grandma cooked with "coal oil" kerosene. Old tooth brushes clean lots of things. Grandpa had them in his...
Pioneer Potluck

...Montgomery (Monkey Wards) catalogues, were used for paper in the outhouse, so were the thin orange papers. So were corn cobs, I might add. Sitting back for a nice time to smoke his pipe, because Rosie would not let him smoke in the house, he struck...
Pioneer Potluck: About reminiscence of Christmases past at that time Dad raised pop corn for Safeway and canned it in little blue cans. We shelled the ears by hand by rubbing the cobs together, under the clothes line, as the corn kernels fell on a sheet, so the "chaff" would blow away. The corn was popped...


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