MAKING A HOT BED OF COALS

Sometimes a good, solid, hot bed of coals is exactly what is needed for a campfire. Perhaps it is because you would like to make a cobbler or maybe baked potatoes in tinfoil. Or, perhaps you just want to gaze into the hot, flickering depths of a solid bed of coals while you sit around […]

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Campfire Songs

Nothing beats some sweet acoustic tunes on guitar around the campfire.  Singers and strummers of all ages can join in.  Here are some songs to enjoy around the campfire with guitar tutorials by YouTube guitar teacher Marty Schwartz. I’ve never met Marty, but he’s sure taught me a lot about playing guitar. Thanks Marty! Play these […]

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Mountain Pies

Making Mountain Pies on Ablaze All you need is a pie iron. You can find various options here. Whether you prefer eggs, meat, pizza, or dessert, you can use almost any ingredients to make a mountain pie. 1. Butter two slices of bread. Tuck the first slice into one side of the pie iron. Make […]

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How to Build a Fire

  Building a fire in the Ablaze fire pit is NO DIFFERENT than building a normal campfire. You want to use wood that is NOT wet or dry. Hardwoods are preferable, but soft woods such as pine work great as well. Look around your property for dead twigs and branches to use to start the […]

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Telling a Captivating Campfire Story

Summertime is almost here. School is about to let out, kids will be heading off to weeklong summer camps, and we’re all invisioning wonderful family evenings around the fire. But what are you going to do when your child comes home from camp, and begs for YOU to tell a campfire story? You might have […]

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