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I'm Peter Reinhart! Ask Me Anything! Monday, February 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 pm EST

To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.

Ask Me Anything New Forum Feature

You will notice a new forum at the top of the main page called, "Ask Me Anything". This forum will be used for live one hour "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) sessions hosted by people who are knowledgeable in different areas pertaining to wood fired ovens. How it works:
- Each AMA will have a "sticky" thread where the community can post questions they would like answered during the live session. This will allow everyone to participate even if you can't be online for the live session. These questions will not be answered by the host until the live AMA; if you need an answer quickly, you should post it in the appropriate Forum area for the community to respond.
- Another thread will be posted for the live AMA. Registered users who are logged in during the live session can interact with the host by asking questions and receiving responses.
- The live thread will remain in the AMA forum to view after the session.

We hope you enjoy this new feature! Please let us know if there is a topic that you'd like to have as an AMA and we'll look for a host!

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  • BOTM Feb 08 Nominations

    It's still winter in the northern half of the planet, though we've had a couple of nice days in Northern California. The yard is drying out and I have a pile of CMUs and a fireplace kit that I keep moving around to see what looks best. That must be a sign of spring coming.

    Also, the AT&T golf tournament is this week, and there are cars everywhere. Sometimes it's pouring with rain at the old Crosby Invitational, and sometimes it's nice. So far it is sunny and mild this year.

    Perhaps this will be the year's last winter version of Best of the Month.

    We are open for nominations.
    James
    Pizza Ovens
    Outdoor Fireplaces

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    Re: BOTM Feb 07 Nominations

    I think you meant that to be "08". In regard to Pebble Beach - my son owes me a round there when he graduates, looking forward to it (the golf and the end to the "daddy plan").

    Les...
    Check out my pictures here:
    http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/les-build-4207.html

    If at first you don't succeed... Skydiving isn't for you.

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    • #3
      Re: BOTM Feb 07 Nominations

      I'm not much for nominations for unfinished ovens.

      But this stand is so beautiful I must nominate Mitch aka lobo_nz

      Just take a look at the thread.

      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/21/m...en-3176-2.html

      dave
      My thread:
      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/d...ress-2476.html
      My costs:
      http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?k...Xr0fvgxuh4s7Hw
      My pics:
      http://picasaweb.google.com/dawatsonator

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      • #4
        Re: BOTM Feb 07 Nominations

        And one more.

        Jeff!
        For being the most entertaining poster.

        Not sure about the mudcrabs though.
        My thread:
        http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/d...ress-2476.html
        My costs:
        http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?k...Xr0fvgxuh4s7Hw
        My pics:
        http://picasaweb.google.com/dawatsonator

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        • #5
          Re: BOTM Feb 07 Nominations

          I got the crabs a few times, (but that was in the ocean).

          I nominate Robert for his dogged determination and working in brutal conditions.
          GJBingham
          -----------------------------------
          Everyone makes mistakes. The trick is to make mistakes when nobody is looking.

          -

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          • #6
            Re: BOTM Feb 07 Nominations

            I will second both of those nominations, lobo's stand is second to none and the ludite (Jeff) is simply hilarious. I love the Ausie spin on the language as well as his no worries fun attitude.

            RT

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            • #7
              Re: BOTM Feb 07 Nominations

              Originally posted by gjbingham View Post
              I got the crabs a few times, (but that was in the ocean).
              In the ocean or overseas?



              I nominate Robert for his dogged determination and working in brutal conditions.
              I gotta second this one.
              Robert is combating bad weather and still doing great work.
              My thread:
              http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/d...ress-2476.html
              My costs:
              http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?k...Xr0fvgxuh4s7Hw
              My pics:
              http://picasaweb.google.com/dawatsonator

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              • #8
                Re: BOTM Feb 08 Nominations

                I'm still writing 07 on checks as well. I've fixed that. There will be more to pick from in the coming months.

                James
                Pizza Ovens
                Outdoor Fireplaces

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                • #9
                  Re: BOTM Feb 08 Nominations

                  I want to nominate Acoma's 6th course photo. The blue tarp popping through the oven entry arch is cool, and the perfect brickwork feels soothing. There is something nice about the exactness and evenness of the photo.

                  James
                  Pizza Ovens
                  Outdoor Fireplaces

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                  • #10
                    Re: BOTM Feb 08 Nominations

                    James,

                    I'll second the nomination for Acoma. Great brick work.

                    Jim
                    "Made are tools, and born are hands"--William Blake, 1757-1827

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                    • #11
                      Re: BOTM Feb 07 Nominations

                      Originally posted by Les View Post
                      I think you meant that to be "08". In regard to Pebble Beach - my son owes me a round there when he graduates, looking forward to it (the golf and the end to the "daddy plan").

                      Les...
                      It's like getting a huge raise.
                      RCLake

                      "It's time to go Vertical"
                      Oven Thread

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                      • #12
                        Re: BOTM Feb 08 Nominations

                        Hey all! Been a bit out of it lately and can't seem to find the thread from earlier in the year...are we still doing the "gifts" for postings or just the BOTM...having a bit of a blonde moment...and have been a bit quiet on the forum lately...but...made my 250th posting...so...Sir Robin's minstrels rejoiced and sang my praises!!!...haha
                        Best to everyone!
                        Dutch
                        "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. " Charles Mingus
                        "Build at least two brick ovens...one to make all the mistakes on and the other to be just like you dreamed of!" Dutch

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                        • #13
                          Re: BOTM Feb 08 Nominations

                          Hey Dutch,

                          We are definitely doing door prizes for reaching new membership levels. I just checked, and you get a nifty (Italian-made, commercial-grade, blue, big, sharp) pizza cutter at 250 postings. I'll bet Sir Robin's minstrels would be impressed.

                          Drop us an email at info at fornobravo dot com, and we will send it out.

                          James
                          Pizza Ovens
                          Outdoor Fireplaces

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                          • #14
                            Re: BOTM Feb 08 Nominations

                            Originally posted by Dutchoven View Post
                            Hey all! Been a bit out of it lately and can't seem to find the thread from earlier in the year...are we still doing the "gifts" for postings or just the BOTM...having a bit of a blonde moment...and have been a bit quiet on the forum lately...but...made my 250th posting...so...Sir Robin's minstrels rejoiced and sang my praises!!!...haha
                            Best to everyone!
                            Dutch
                            Congrats Dutch!

                            Let me know how that cutter works out!!

                            Enjoy.

                            Dave
                            My thread:
                            http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/d...ress-2476.html
                            My costs:
                            http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?k...Xr0fvgxuh4s7Hw
                            My pics:
                            http://picasaweb.google.com/dawatsonator

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                            • #15
                              Re: BOTM Feb 08 Nominations

                              COOL...thanks guys...I am once again proud to say I am part of this online community!
                              Best to all!
                              Dutch
                              "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. " Charles Mingus
                              "Build at least two brick ovens...one to make all the mistakes on and the other to be just like you dreamed of!" Dutch

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