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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.

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.

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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  • Materials in Calgary

    Wondering if anyone knows where to get some fire bricks and refmix (or other refractory cement) in or near Calgary

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    Re: Materials in Calgary

    Alomar brick and stone carries heatstop and firebricks...got them both. thanks to whomever replied.


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      Re: Materials in Calgary

      Just saw your post.
      Any of the major stone/brick suppliers in the SE have them. I had trouble finding vermiculite but found some bulk horticultural grade at a hydroponics shop. I got my bricks and refractory from I-XL, I found that they had the best price for bricks at the time.
      How goes your build?
      Last edited by Spunkoid; 11-16-2010, 07:38 PM.


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        Re: Materials in Calgary

        Also, just found some Caputo flour... At the Italian Market on Edmonton Trail. They are large bags, and are not on the shelves up front. They have not been put out because they are past the best before date. If stored properly, flour will keep forever so the best before date does not mean a whole lot. Ask for Marco if you are interested.
        They also have small bags of 00 flour of another brand and San Marzano Tomatos...