Breakfast in the woods

I had breakfast in the woods the other morning.  I got a fire going to provide a good bed of embers

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and then needed a fork to toast my crumpets.  I could not find a suitable forked stick, so decided to make one.  I split the end of a piece of Sycamore with my knife and carved both halves of the split into points.  Then I made a small wooden wedge.

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This is what it looks like when finished (you could tie cordage around the base of the split to prevent it running further down but I did not find it necessary).

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I toasted the crumpets over the embers

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and finally spread cheese on them.

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One thought on “Breakfast in the woods

  1. Bread toasted over a fire is so-o-o-o far superior than the ‘traditional way”. Heh. And with just the right amount of butter there, too. Lots!

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