Indoor Fireplace Safety for Beginners

Wood-burning fireplaces are cozy, but they can be dangerous. Our expert relays 12 tips for indoor wood-burning fireplace safety.

Why An Overload Of Toppings Is Ruining Your Flatbread Pizza

“If you had a big, beautiful fireplace, it would be a shame to use a grate in it,” says Leroy Hite, CEO and founder of Cutting Edge Firewood in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. “A big, beautiful fireplace is just begging to have andirons. They look so beautiful, whereas a grate does not. With a grate, the fireplace is not meeting…

9 Ways To Increase the Heat From Your Wood-Burning Fireplace

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire in your wood-burning fireplace are wonderful until your heating bill arrives. Then you discover heat from your furnace goes up the chimney along with heat from the wood. Is there a way to increase the heat from your fireplace to lower your fuel costs?

How To Put Out a Fire in a Fireplace

A fire in a wood-burning fireplace is beautiful and potentially dangerous. Knowing how to safely put out a fire helps keep you cozy and safe.

Tips for Choosing Fireplace Andirons and Grates

“If you had a big, beautiful fireplace, it would be a shame to use a grate in it,” says Leroy Hite, CEO and founder of Cutting Edge Firewood in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. “A big, beautiful fireplace is just begging to have andirons. They look so beautiful, whereas a grate does not. With a grate, the fireplace is not meeting…

Meet Leroy Hite

We recently connected with Leroy Hite and have shared our conversation below. Hi Leroy, thanks for joining us today. One of the things we most admire about small businesses is their ability to diverge from the corporate/industry standard. Is there something that you or your brand do that differs from the industry standard? We’d love…

Worlds First 40 UNDER 40 Acceptance Speech by a Firewood Company Founder

CEO Leroy Hite received the 40 UNDER 40 award for the Atlanta Business Chronicle for founding Cutting Edge Firewood

The Best Affordable Gifts for the Outdoor Cook

Check out these 15 affordable gifts for the outdoor cook and see if any of them are perfect for your friends, family … or even yourself!

Cutting Edge Firewood Honoree at 40 Under 40 Awards

Atlanta Business Chronicle is proud to spotlight the next generation of business leaders. 40 people under the age of 40 who are making significant career achievements and demonstrating social responsibility. Join us for cocktails, dinner and a beautiful celebration with the 2022 class of 40 under 40 honorees.

Cutting Edge Firewood Featured on Best In Dough on Hulu

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Founder, Pitmaster and CEO Leroy Hite talks smoking woods with Fox 5 and Ryan Lane

Leroy Hite and Ryan Lane on FOX 5 Atlanta talking about smoking woods, BBQ, Rubs and Sauces.

Cutting Edge Firewood on Fox 5 Atlanta

Ryan Lane of Lanes BBQ talks BBQ, smoking wood, rubs and sauces with Fox 5.

Is Wood Ash Good For Garden Soil?

If the ash is from a fresh fire, wait until it is completely cooled to avoid personal injury as well as damage to plants, according to Cutting Edge Firewood. Most flowerbeds do well with just a thin layer sprinkled on top or mixed directly into the soil. Mixing it with water to create a sprayable…

Cooking in an Outdoor Pizza Oven with Samantha Ferraro

In Episode 022, Taryn speaks with Samantha Ferraro from Little Ferraro Kitchen about outdoor pizza ovens! Samantha talks about things she’s learned by venturing into pizza oven cooking, gives some tips and tricks for if you’re thinking about getting an outdoor pizza oven, and goes over some really delicious recipes she’s tried out in her…

Baseball and BBQ Episode #139: Features Baseball Writer and Researcher, Bill Chuck and Leroy Hite, Founder of Cutting Edge Firewood

Leroy Hite is the founder of Cutting Edge Firewood, a company dedicated to providing the finest firewood and cooking wood delivered direct to the consumer. Leroy started the business in 2013 and the story of his journey is most fascinating. He and his wife took a gamble on themselves and an idea and that gamble…

89 Thoughtful Father’s Day Gifts for Your Husband That He’ll Love Almost as Much as You

He's not only the world's best dad—he's also the world's best husband. These meaningful Father's Day gift ideas from a wife will show him just how much you love him.

A Comprehensive Guide to Charcoal and Wood Chips for Grilling

What kind of charcoal and wood should you actually be using to impart the best flavor for grilling this summer? Don’t worry if you’re feeling overwhelmed. Here’s an outline of the various ways you can fuel your charcoal grill.

57 Unique Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2022

This Father’s Day, dads, stepdads, granddads, fathers-in-law and other father-figures out there have never had it so good. As the US (and most of the rest of the world) are now emerging from two years of on-again, off-again lockdowns, dads are actively looking to get back out there. So, Worth has canvassed the market to bring its readers…

Meet Leroy Hite | Founder and CEO of Cutting Edge Firewood

We had the good fortune of connecting with Leroy Hite and we’ve shared our conversation below. "My junior year at Berry College, I participated in their new entrepreneurial program. I started a different firewood company, caught the entrepreneurial bug and saw a glimpse of what would later become my vision for Cutting Edge Firewood. I...

17 Father’s Day Grilling Gifts Dad Will Love

As a dad—and one who loves to cook—there are few things that I enjoy more than breaking out the grill for dinner. Whether I'm cooking up meaty main dishes, veggie-packed sides, or even a sweet dessert, there's just something about standing over an open flame (usually with a beer in hand), listening to music and…

Solved! How Much Wood Is in a Cord of Wood?

People who don’t regularly burn wood are unfamiliar with how much wood is in a “cord,” a unit of measurement describing a volume of wood. Woodcutters and those who burn wood in fireplaces or wood stoves intimately know this term, as they know how many cords of wood they need to make it through winter.…

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Our family has had many great conversations sitting in front of a fire and it can be such a rejeuvinating time, especially when devices are left behind. We have shared so many wonderful evenings as a family this way and I recommend it for yours, too. If your favorite guy loves to unwind by the…

Why Using the Ñuke Delta Gaucho Grill Is the Most Fun I’ve Had Cooking All Year

I love a good gadget—an oven that can self-adjust to bake better bread, a blender that cleans itself, a tricked out espresso maker that can foam milk while I’m in the other room wiping up whatever breakfast my children threw on the floor. And yet, the most fun I’ve had cooking in quite some time…