[Sca-cooks] irons for browning food

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Sun Jul 25 11:25:33 PDT 2010

On Jul 25, 2010, at 2:20 PM, Sam Wallace wrote:

> "You may scorch it at the top with a hot Fire-Shovel."
> I am not ure if this illustration is of a "Fire-Shovel" as the
> implement might be employed to catch juices rather than to deliver
> heat. It is an interesting picture, though:
> http://expositions.bnf.fr/gastro/grands/087.htm
> Guillaume

That appears to be a dripping-pan. The fire shovel is an actual shovel, usually fairly small but possibly larger to be used in larger fireplaces and with larger fires... it is used to scoop up ashes, bank coals/embers, etc.


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