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Kettleman's Bagels - Forno Bravo Forum: The Wood-Fired Oven Community



Photo Galleries are back! Instructions below.

Dear forum users,
Thank you for your patience with the Photo galleries. We've got your galleries online!
We have finished writing a custom script to migrate the PhotoPlog to vBulletin5’s albums.

Unfortunately V-Bulletin killed the "Photoplogs" in their software upgrade which was unforeseen and we're the first development group to have written a script for getting the galleries back... that said, it took some time to reverse engineer the code and get the albums to move over seamlessly!

Forum users will be able to access their “PhotoPlog” images through their user profile page by clicking on the “Media” tab.
They will also be able to browse other albums by going to the albums page. (On the forum site, there is a link in the black bar beside “Forums” to the albums.)

In order for users to create an album please follow the steps below.
1) Go to user profile page and click “Media”
2) Click Add Photos
3) Enter Photo Gallery Title in the first field
4) Click Upload or Select from Photo Album to add photos
5) Click Post
6) Once posted, the album will be created as a “Topic” on the albums page for the public to see. The topic title will be the “Photo Gallery Title” they created before uploading their photos.

To create this migration path we used vBulletin5’s default album structure. Unfortunately, it won’t work like the “PhotoPlog” but is an album/gallery component on the forum now.
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Kettleman's Bagels

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  • Kettleman's Bagels

    Here's another commercial wood oven - this one produces nothing but Montreal-style bagels! There's a retail deli at the front but the back of the bakery is totally open so customers can see their bagels being baked. They are almost always still warm when you get them and they are delicious!
    The fire set-up is interesting and you can see it in the photo - they use very long logs that they just push farther in as the end burns down.
    If you're ever in Ottawa, go get some bagels!
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    Re: Kettleman's Bagels

    Great photo Sarah! Look at all that soot staining and indoors as well. One could guess from the arched line of bricks that once that was the opening and it smoked. So they lowered it with the infill of bricks and from the soot it still smokes. And all that smoke indoors, I wonder if they have smoke detectors?


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      Re: Kettleman's Bagels

      Surprisingly, it's not smokey - maybe it is at start-up though - however, the aroma of wood and bagels together is heavenly.
      I tried making bagels last year and was not too successful. This year, we've had a dishearteningly cold and wet summer so far. That, along with a raft of other commitments and endeavours, have led to me using my oven once in March and once again about three weeks ago (and that last time was a disaster!). Once the fates conspire to let me get going again it won't be bagels though - they do them too well at Kettleman's!