This particular AGA was installed in 1942, two days after my Great Aunt's Wedding. They needed special permission to have one made during the war years because they required so much metal. It was fuelled by a special treated coal, called coke, until the 1990s when it was converted to oil (thank goodness!).
I have heard rumours that they make the best cakes, they are great for canning, and they make the best toast. Well, the toast is good. Made with the "tennis racket." You need to watch it. Most people do burn the toast at least the first time they try it and many times after that!
But here are some of the things you have to know about using an AGA, or at least this one:
|Great as a Drying Rack!|