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Bella Goes to Hollywood in Servant Episode 13

Mar 31, 2021

Recently, the Bella Steel Pizza Oven got to try its hand in a little Hollywood acting project. It played a featured role in Servant – Episode 13 (Season 2 – Episode 3,) a new psychological horror TV series currently streaming on Apple TV+. The episode is appropriately called “Pizza.” The show was created by Tony Basgallop, a prolific British TV writer. Legendary independent filmmaker, M. Night Shyamalan, is one of... Read More

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Easy Sheet Pan Tomato Herb Pizza

Mar 31, 2021

Ready for a change from Neapolitan pizza?  Try a Sicilian(-ish) style pan pizza from Half Baked Harvest in your wood fired oven instead! Tieghan Gerard is the creator of this dish that she bakes in her Casa2G90 pizza oven. It can also be baked in a standard oven set to its hottest temperature. With a deeper square crust, a flavorful, roasted tomato sauce, 3 kinds of cheese, pepperoni, basil, and... Read More

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New Date Announced for the 2021 International Pizza Expo

Mar 31, 2021

Big news for the pizza world! The 36th International Pizza Expo is heading back to the Las Vegas Convention Center August 17-19th, 2021. Originally planned for June, the show has been pushed to avoid bumping up against the pandemic’s current gathering and travel restrictions. In a recent press release, organizers said, “Our communities are incredibly eager to come together again in person. We appreciate your continued patience and are committed... Read More

Meet Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest

Mar 31, 2021

With 2.8 million Instagram followers, New York Times best-selling cookbooks, beautiful photography, and a popular website for blogs and recipes, Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest has become a phenomenon in the culinary world and a go-to resource for many home chefs. Originally from Ohio, she currently lives in Silverthorne, CO in a meticulously converted horse barn. Still in her 20’s, Tieghan loves to “live simply, eat seasonally, and cook... Read More

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Mosaic Tile Ovens – Art in Action

Feb 25, 2021

One of the joys of choosing a modular oven kit is the ability to completely customize the finish to be anything you want it to be. While stone can be stately or rustic, and stucco draws on the traditions of both Italy and the southwest, there is something about finishing an oven with a tile  mosaic that just screams “ART!” Mosaic tile art can be found all the way back... Read More

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Bacon Braised Hare with Leeks

Feb 17, 2021

This recipe comes from Chef John Livera. He loves hosting dinner parties and using his custom-tiled Vesuvio wood fired oven as the star of the show. Hare (or rabbit)* is a very mild, tender, lean meat that takes on many of the flavors it is cooked with. It is full of protein, low in fat, and low in cholesterol, making it a very healthy option that really elevates the meal.... Read More

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Fun Ways to Celebrate National Pizza Day

Jan 21, 2021

Looking for a fun and silly holiday to celebrate to break the winter blahs? Try Tuesday, February 9th. It’s National Pizza Day! (Hey, just because we share the day with National Bagel and Lox Day and National Toothache Day is no reason to knock it!) Let’s celebrate in style with pizza slingers and pie makers around the country. Several chains are offering great specials that day, or you can make... Read More

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Revving in the New Year with Red Truck Pizza

Jan 19, 2021

Meet the Caines Retired teachers, Boni and Mark Caine of Forest Lake, MN combined Mark’s love of old cars and Boni’s love of food science to create Red Truck Pizza. They bought a Forno Bravo Viaggio Mobile Drop-In oven, put it into a 1952 Dodge farm grain truck, and creatively turned the old truck into a food truck. They have been having a blast with it ever since! By starting... Read More

December 2020 | #139; The Patton’s Premio Modular Kit Build, Backyard Transformation with a Vesuvio110, NAPCA to Offer Virtual Classes,

Dec 31, 2020

Happy New Year! Thank you for your support and engagement throughout 2020. While it has been an… Read More



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