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10 Problems to Avoid When Installing a Residential Wood Fired Oven

Dec 20, 2022

Installing a Forno Bravo wood fired oven is always exciting. Once it’s installed and ready to go, there’s just one thing left to do…fire it up, cure it, and get cooking! But like all design projects and home installations, there are pitfalls and problems that are worth dodging with awareness and planning.  Here are 10 problems to avoid when installing a wood fired oven.  1: Unsuitable Location or Too Little... Read More

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Pizza Cookbook Gift Ideas

Dec 19, 2022

Looking for a last-minute gift idea for your favorite home pizzaiolo or chef? Pizza-focused cookbooks are always a hit! Explore the books below for great ways to enhance your pizza-making chops. These books include recipes and contributions from some of the best of the best in the field. They are available through Amazon and many other local booksellers. Just click any of the photos below to be connected directly to... Read More

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Primavera Wood Fired Feast

Dec 09, 2022

Paul Lessard is cooking up a storm in his custom-colored Primavera70! Check out his story and sample photos of his delicious creations here. Wood Fired Inspirations Currently hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Paul shared, “I’m sure I was Italian in my previous life! Since traveling to Italy many times, and especially, our latest Tuscany family bike and wine trip in 2017 at a restored 500-year-old farmhouse, complete with a Forno... Read More

Tile Oven Samples for the DIY Crew

Dec 05, 2022

While stucco is the easiest and most common finish option for a wood fired pizza oven, tile finishes are also very popular. These designs can range from formal and classy, to artistic or rustic. While glass tile is the most frequently chosen material for its combination of beauty and durability, mosaics, mixed materials, stone, river rock, and mat colors are also common picks. Here are a few helpful tips from... Read More

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Terrific Trio of Tiled Ovens

Dec 05, 2022

Tile oven finishes come in many styles, patterns, and colors. Most are made using glass tiles because they reflect the light in the most beautiful way, and are easy to clean. They also hold up well to nature’s external environmental factors and to the wood-fired oven’s internal heat. Below you will find a terrific trio of tiled ovens commissioned by Jason Scarfi, Ken Lavenz, and John Handy at the Treebones Resort. They are... Read More

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Home Pizzeria with a Casa2G Pizza Oven

Dec 02, 2022

Jesse and Linda Diaz from central California love to cook and entertain. They crafted an outdoor kitchen and dining space at their home that has become a full-on residential pizzeria! With prep space, cooking space, plenty of dining space, and even its own sign, their design makes it easy for guests to get involved in the whole wood fired pizza-making and pizza-eating process. Check out their build below and glean... Read More

Primavera Installation at Alpine Ridge House Air B&B

Nov 17, 2022

With the fall time change in full effect, and the chilly weather settling in, it’s time to use a Primavera wood fired oven for making some serious comfort food! This particular oven lives at Alpine Ridge House, an Air B&B in upstate New York (Prattsville, NY.) Their facility is a secluded escape in the Catskill Mountains equipped with a professional wood fired oven, minutes from hiking and ski slopes. Dubbed... Read More

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