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  • Does your oven have a name?

    Just curious, do some of you name your ovens? Do show or tell us...
    Last edited by fxpose; 04-27-2010, 09:20 AM.
    George

    My 34" WFO build

    Weber 22-OTG / Ugly Drum Smoker / 34" WFO

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    Re: Does your oven have a name?

    Funny you should ask....

    When my cousin came from italy.. she told me you have to name the oven,, as they often name theirs over there.... So mine is called Big Jack.. after my uncle whose name is Gino.. (my aunt always called him Jack,,dont know why) so the oven is pretty big.. Thus Big Jack

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    • #3
      Re: Does your oven have a name?

      Diablo's Den

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      • #4
        Re: Does your oven have a name?

        Not yet. But it will once it's true character has shown itself.

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        • #5
          Re: Does your oven have a name?

          No name, but on a few choice occasions I have screamed "YOU *^&%#$@!%&$!!!" (o.k., so I was actually screaming at myself...for screwing up a pizza )

          RT

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          • #6
            Re: Does your oven have a name?

            I plan on giving it a name also, once my oven is complete.
            George

            My 34" WFO build

            Weber 22-OTG / Ugly Drum Smoker / 34" WFO

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            • #7
              Re: Does your oven have a name?

              The Red Dragon..she is made of Red brick and breaths fire...LOL! It started as a joke but we now call the backyard the Red Dragon Cafe...then bought Red Chef coats...still need to have them emrboidered with the Red Dragon Cafe...but we have been even trying to come up with a logo and can't agree on one design! The name took on a life of its own.

              I think Chef Phil misses his days as a professional chef and needed a place to call his own!
              Check out our blog for a glimpse into our hobbies of home brewing, soda, beer and wine, gardening and most of all cooking in our WFO!

              http://thereddragoncafe.blogspot.com/

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              • #8
                Re: Does your oven have a name?

                Ken H. - Kentucky
                42" Pompeii

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                • #9
                  Re: Does your oven have a name?

                  Early on we named our WFO "Promethesus", although that is his "formal" name. And it is definitely a "he" as opposed to a "she". We have a length of old lime kiln chain as decoration on the front as rememberance of his punishment.

                  Prometheus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

                  Wiley

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                  • #10
                    Re: Does your oven have a name?

                    Mine is commercial M.A.M. 505. My neighbor pulled it home on his flatbed trailer. During the trip, his diesel labored along and he remarked that it was a Big F@#%*&g Oven.
                    Thusly, it was christened the BFO.

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