How to Build Your Own Earth Oven, Plus Earth Oven Recipes

Use an outdoor earth oven to cook mouthwateringly delicious meals without an oven, without electricity, without a flame of any kind, and without effort.



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Choose a brush-free site for your pit.
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Flat stones for cooking line the oven.
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Lay a tinder base to start your fire.
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Keep a small blaze going for an hour.
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Add fresh greens and water to steam.
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Shield the vittles from falling dirt.
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Coals out, greens in, on with the meal.
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A finished meal comes out of the pit...
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and onto the table (but not for too long.)
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Seal with soil, and await your feast!
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