C'est Bon!

A jumble of fresh ingredients [leeks, cabbage, and what appears to be either a lobster or a napping dachshund] and two considerably-sized pots on the flame [kerosine, not gas]—I'd strike a pose of celebration, too. It had to be a challenge in 1930 to cook under such limiting conditions. The apparatus that passed for a stove posed a modest danger of exploding, but also held the promise of succès, too.