Wood Cook Stove and Heating Blog
Posted by Northern Cookstoves on 5 June 2020
Among many others, wood stove cooking is one of the main reasons to make the switch from gas or electric stoves over to a traditional wood-burning cook stove. It may take a bit of learning, but once you master the art, we guarantee you'll never want to go back! What Can You Cook? As long as the stove you own is specifically made for cooking, it should be fitted with everything you need to replicate any meal you would normally make over a standard range or oven. From stews and soups ...
Posted by Northern Cookstoves on 15 May 2020
When it comes to your wood stove, not all firewood is created equal. Whether you're chopping down trees yourself or buying pre-cut lumber from a local supplier, you'll want to make the most of it by being aware of the best wood to burn in a wood stove. What's the difference between hardwood and softwood, and why does it matter? We could go into a great deal of detail here, but we don't want to bore you! All you really need to know is that hardwood comes from deciduous tr...
Posted by Northern Cookstoves on 15 April 2020
These long, cold, Ontario winters (that seem to go on for the better part of the year) likely have you asking yourself, "is a wood burning stove worth it?" We find ourselves in mid-April and many residents of Ontario are still knee-deep in snow. Love it or hate it, winter investments are worth their weight in gold where we're from, and a wood burning stove for cooking and heating may just be the multi-functional appliance that you're missing in your life. 1. A Wood Bur...