Did you know that open hearth cooking is undergoing a popular revival? Classes and recipes can be found at Heritage Museums all over the United States. The right tools would be an open-hearth cook’s best accomplice. The utilitarian virtues of these magnificent antique andirons are evident: They offer two levels of spit hooks, generously sized rings to suspend pots as well as the adjustable top vessel. A quick tour through Wikipedia tells us that these cup-shaped vessels were used to heat porridge. Pease Porridge Hot?