Now & Then Remembering the old wood-burning kitchen stove

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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The old wood-burning kitchen cooking stove makes quite a contrast with today’s sophisticated kitchen ranges, with their timers, self-cleaning ovens and precision-controlled heat levels. In the early 1940s, my day always began with my coming out of my bedroom into the kitchen, and passing by the woodburning cook stove which stood at the north end of the room. I recall it as being a nice cook stove, at least for the time. Ours was mostly of a cream color, but I want to say that there was a kind of a green cast to the outer edges of the stove’s doors and drawers.

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Opinion, Pages 5 on 11/03/2010

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