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Meet Forno Bravo Wood Fired Enthusiasts and Their Builds

Oct 28, 2020

Meet Joe T, Brad L, and Alexis Z! All three are Forno Bravo oven owners and wood fired enthusiasts. Recently, we connected with them to learn more about their builds and their stories. We enjoyed doing zoom interviews with them so much, that we shortened up the conversations into zippy, 1-2 minute videos to share with you! Check out these beautiful, diverse builds, and enjoy the show. Joe T –... Read More

September 2020 | #133; 2020 Summer Photo Contest Honorable Mentions (Part 2), George and Tena McNeil, MWS Enterprises, Thanksgiving Recipe Contest Launched

Sep 29, 2020

With so much happening right now, we wanted to take a moment to send our love and care to our customers and friends in… Read More

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Meet Forno Bravo Dealers George and Tena McNeil

Sep 24, 2020

George and Tena McNeil of MWS Enterprises – Home Pizzeria Ovens have been Forno Bravo dealers since almost the beginning. Their relationship with the company goes back to 2006, and today is stronger than ever! With offices in New Hampshire and Florida, their customers come from across the Northeast and Florida, and now, the Caribbean as well. We took some time to do a phone interview with George and get... Read More

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2020 Wood Fired Thanksgiving Recipe Contest

Sep 24, 2020

Thank you for being a part of our 2020 Wood Fired Thanksgiving Recipe Contest. We can’t wait to try your delicious food and share it with the community. Our goal is to help folks assemble the most delicious, creative, and eclectic Wood Fired Thanksgiving meal ever! To submit your recipe for consideration in the contest, simply click the button below, complete the form, and upload your photo(s).     Contest... Read More

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2020 Summer Photo Contest Honorable Mentions (Part 2)

Sep 23, 2020

This summer, Forno Bravo hosted a photo contest for its customers and the results were wonderful! In August, we awarded prizes for the Top Winners, and then chose an additional set of photos to honor as well (Honorable Mentions Part 1). However, there were so many super photos, we’ve decided to feature a second set of honorable mentions, some that are pro-level, and others that are a bit more DIY,... Read More

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Roasted Soft-Shell Crabs with Potato and Corn Hash

Sep 16, 2020

This recipe is from our seafood expert, John Livera, who again shows us that wood fired cooking is about so much more than just pizza! For example, a delicacy that cooks up beautifully in a cast iron pan is soft-shell crab. It’s sweet, succulent flavor with a slightly crispy texture is a delight to seafood lovers everywhere. Soft-shell crabs are blue crabs that have been harvested immediately after they shed... Read More

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Chicken and Pancetta Pizza

Sep 15, 2020

It’s easy to overthink – and over top – a wood fired pizza. Too much cheese, too many flavors, too much weight can all bog down the dough and reduce the crust’s oven spring, making it greasy or flat (or difficult to slide off the peel, resulting in a pizza disaster. Yikes!) This yummy pizza combination was contributed by guest chef and Forno Bravo oven owner, Gerry Speirs at Foodness... Read More

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2020 Summer Photo Contest Winners

Aug 30, 2020

After receiving over 680 photos and over 170 submissions in our 2020 Summer Photo Contest, we have read every story, and reviewed every image (multiple times!) and are pleased to announce our contest winners. Congratulations to the following Grand Prize Winners on their wonderful photographs: Sharon Philpott & Stephen Finn, Joe Pirolozzi, and Gerald Richards. These photos are so gorgeous, that we’ve included a couple extra from each set for your enjoyment.... Read More

August 2020 | No. #134 ;2020 Summer Photo Contest Winners, Photo Contest Honorable Mentions, Wood Fired Cooking Classes in Candor, New York

Aug 30, 2020

Welcome to the August Special Edition of the Wood Fired Newsletter. Our 2020 Summer Photo Contest has… Read More

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