Kathy’s wee fire…Posted: December 22, 2007 Filed under: Apso Aficionados Leave a comment
More excitement than I care to experience…last night we had
finished supper, loaded the dishwasher, stove was completely turned
off–no burners on/etc. and I had wiped off the range. As Joe was
drying the stove with a dishtowel…WHOOOOOSH! A loud popping and whirring sound came from the stove, then flames leaped up from the oven door and stovetop grill. A nasty acrid smell filled the room
and quick acting Joe was out the backdoor cutting the power off to
Our stove is well over 20 years old and it appears to have blown a
circuit or interior mechanism so off to Sears for big appliance
shopping this morning. Not my idea of Christmas fun, but thank God,
because Joe acted fast, we didn’t have a major disaster on our
hands. I am meal planning around our crockpot, microwave, gas grill
and camp stove!! It could be after the holidays before hook up.
Let’s see, I recall apt. sharing with girlfriends and we used to
grill a mean cheese sandwich using foil and a steam iron….if I can
even locate my iron…
Since the wee fire destroying the stove, we have improvised!! Notice I am dressed in layers to keep warm!! Dinner is served on the patio, complete with lantern light and 3 smiling dogs!!
The new stove arrived yesterday and I am back in business–note Pete checking it out!
I have “customers” waiting for Kathy’s Bones from Heaven Bakery to
open!! The 3 amigos have been begging for some home cookin’ on the