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Infused Olive Oils

Dec 17, 2019

Olive oil, one of our most versatile ingredients, comes from the most cultivated tree in the world. It can be used in many different ways and can be transformed into something that will complement a dish, and add more depth of flavor. As you see in this video, I will be demonstrating the basics of infusing extra virgin Olive Oil with other flavors. Once you have mastered the basics, you... Read More

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Wood Fired Roasted Vegetables

Sep 17, 2019

This yummy fall recipe is from our Forno Bravo dealer/installer friends at The ARCH Architectural Finishes, Flooring and More. “The cooler evenings are perfect for roasting, grilling, baking, and watching the glow! Enjoy this Sunday-night side dish of roasted vegetables made in our Forno Bravo Casa2G90 wood fired oven.” *Chef’s Note: Timing is everything with this recipe. You will be cooking similar items together in a progression, so that everything... Read More

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Date-Stuffed Peppadew® Peppers

Sep 06, 2018

We love having creative recipes in our Community Cookbook! So many of the best ones start with talented professional chefs and home chefs asking, “What if I…?”  Following is one of those recipes for you to enjoy.  Thanks, Chef John! “This is one of my family’s favorite dishes to make when we fire the oven. It is a little spicy, a little sweet, and a little savory. It hits all of... Read More

Wood Fired Chicken and Vegetables

Stella’s Sunday Chicken

Feb 14, 2018

Sunday afternoons are the perfect time to pop a chicken and some vegetables in the oven and let them roast for a delicious “set and forget” meal. The subtle smoke and moist heat of a wood fired oven infuse into the meat, keeping the chicken juicy and bringing together the flavors of this classic dish. Chef Vito Romani gives us a flexible recipe that can be easily adapted to ingredients you... Read More

CONTEST – Tuscan Rabbit

Aug 17, 2015

Recipe submitted by Michael Davies for our contest.  Thanks Michael. CONTEST - Tuscan Rabbit 12345 Votes: 1 Rating: 5 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe A good hearty rabbit dish for any occasion. CourseMeat And Poultry CuisineItalian Servings Prep Time 6 15-20 minutes Cook Time approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes Servings Prep Time 6 15-20 minutes Cook Time approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes CONTEST - Tuscan Rabbit 12345... Read More

Rosemary Foccacia

Rosemary Focaccia

Mar 19, 2015

I’ve been craving last week’s sweet anise rolls since posting it on the community cookbook. I decided to take the craving as inspiration and turn it into a soft chewy herb laden focaccia. If you are not a fan of rosemary feel free to substitute your favorite herb or olives or even spike it up with a hit of chili flakes. Until next week, feast well! -Chef Bart Rosemary Focaccia... Read More

Fire Roasted Turkey

New Tradition – Forno Bravo Oven Fire Roasted Turkey

Nov 13, 2014

Thanksgiving is a mere two weeks away so why not throw a turkey in the “Drago Affamato” or “The Hungry Dragon” as my family calls our oven. Obviously maintaining a steady low fire is key to evenly roasting for your bird. Think back to your cure, ideally a low fire around 350 is ideal. You’ll get charring, similar to your pizza, in spots, especially on the top but the crispy... Read More

Roasted Potatoes

Jan 04, 2012

Here’s a quick and easy side dish that would be a nice complement to the flatiron steak recipe I posted recently. It’s also a great one to have in your back pocket for the next time you’re cooking in your oven, because it takes almost zero prep time, it goes with almost anything, and you can let it cook while you’re firing other stuff. Roasted Potatoes 12345 Votes: 1 Rating:... Read More

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Schiaciatta: Tuscan Flatbread

Dec 30, 2011

Here is a recipe for traditional Schiaciatta al Olio — flatbread from Tuscany. If Focaccia is half way between pizza and bread, then Schiaciatta is half way between Focaccia and Pizza. It is flat, and infused with olive oil. You should bake it pretty hot — around 500F. Schiaciatta: Tuscan Flatbread 12345 Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Print Recipe CourseBread Schiaciatta: Tuscan Flatbread 12345 Votes: 0 Rating:... Read More

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