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Old 03-29-2010, 04:05 PM
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I made these peels from some scrap luan I had.
You sure are a handy son-of-a-gun!

We use wood to build our pizzas on, but the handles are much longer. What if you have to slide a pizza way in there?

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I agree with you guys, wood peels are best for loading the pie. I use short ones like Les and let the dough set for a few seconds and then move it back with my long aluminum peel

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Les, it was so nice to see a pic of your oven again! It shows it is possible (with your exceptional skills ) to build the oven without having to have big mortar gaps inside. Even tapering every brick, you (not really YOU, but me, us) have to work hard at not using so much that it squeezes out front.

BTW: your pizza crust looks great! Ya, our ovens are awesome! Thanks again for documenting your wfo build and giving me some great advice on mine.

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We use wood to build our pizzas on, but the handles are much longer. What if you have to slide a pizza way in there?
That's why I drink so much beer - keeps my arm in shape.

And thanks for the compliments guy's, appreciate it!

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Another chapter of our awesome ovens!

There were 3 of these bad boy's on the Tuscan grill, the pic is missing that - my bad. They are Rib eye's stuffed with blue cheese and some fine chopped green onion. The coals were started with walnut, then a piece of oak, and finished with a piece of nectarine. The taste was off the chart. I really don't know how much the wood added to the taste, but I recommend this entrée for every carnivore.

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Whoa. Those look insanely good.
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Stuffed with blu cheese sounds wonderful. We have a grill like yours and use it all the time. The best tasting ribeye I've ever had. Oh, and hamburgers are wonderful too. And of coarse the pizza! I'm just learning to cook in the oven and enjoy everyone sharing on the forum.

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Hey Les, that looks awesome! We use the oven for everything now. Yesterday I cooked a fresh ham; it was unbelievable!

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new to this, however fantastic brickwork. dont know much and lookinf forward to giving this a go, but have to say, that pic of your oven will be my inspiration.

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We did the entire dinner in the oven - a first for me. The bacon wraps were cooked at the FB open house, pretty easy to do. The flank steak is out of Mary Karlins WFO cook book. The desert came from Ramekins. It has chipotle peppers in it - a pain in the ass to make but it is different.
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