The Wood-Fired Blog

Firing Up the Flavor at 1440 Multiversity in Scotts Valley, CA

May 31, 2023

Introducing 1440 Multiversity. This unique center is a nonprofit immersive and online learning destination nestled in the heart of the California Redwoods. The Mission The center hosts both large and small group events, leadership training, classes, retreats, yoga, and private dining experiences served family-style, among their many choices. They are located in Scotts Valley, just outside of Santa Cruz, CA. Their outreaches also include offering supportive programs free of charge... Read More

April 2023 | 5 Custom Outdoor Kitchen Design Ideas, Pizza Oven Shipping Overview, Innovative Pizza Topping Combos – Part 2

May 05, 2023

Welcome to another issue of the Wood Fired Newsletter. We love sharing design ideas, customer stories, and delicious recipes with you. Plus, news about… Read More

5 Custom Outdoor Kitchen Designs with Pizza Ovens

Apr 27, 2023

Cooking, dining, and entertaining in an outdoor kitchen is a beautiful (and popular) way to enjoy food, nature, and people. If you’re thinking about adding an outdoor kitchen to your home, there are many different designs and styles to choose from. In this blog, we’ll explore five custom outdoor kitchen designs to inspire you. They all include a wood fired oven as a featured element. So, whether you’re a pizza... Read More

Pizza Oven Shipping Overview

Apr 27, 2023

Order – ship – receive. It should be that simple of a process. But whether you are moving an oven that weighs 600 lbs or 6000 lbs, there are always some special elements to consider. In this animated video and associated resource links, we will go through all of the shipping and receiving steps to expect, so you can plan your installation with confidence. Watch the Overview Video Find Your... Read More

Innovative Pizza Topping Combos by Chef Higgins – Part 2

Apr 27, 2023

Last month, we featured the home pizza creations of Chef Greg Higgins, James Beard award winner, and head chef at Higgins restaurant in Portland, OR. The response was so good, and he has so many marvelous topping combinations to choose from, that we decided to keep going! All of the pizzas in today’s showcase are either fully vegetarian, or include seafood as the primary protein. However, you will quickly learn... Read More

Innovative Pizza Topping Combinations

Mar 29, 2023

Meet Chef Greg Higgin, head chef, co-owner, and the master creative force at Higgins restaurant in Portland, Oregon. In this blog, we will explore the extremely unique topping combinations Greg and his wife have developed for their weekly home pizza baking sessions in their Forno Bravo modular pizza oven. Delicious and creative, they are sure to challenge your pantry and palette. Greg won the  2002 James Beard award as Best... Read More

Landscape Design Tips for Outdoor Kitchens and Pizza Oven Builds

Mar 29, 2023

An outdoor kitchen is the ultimate ‘Room with a View.’ What is that view? Usually, it is of gorgeous landscaping. Following are several tips to consider when planning your outdoor living environment that will maximize the potential for your yard and gardens to be the most beautiful and functional backdrop for your wood or gas fired pizza oven and entertaining space. With so many things to consider, we will try... Read More

February 2023 | Choosing a Mason for Your Build Project; Winter Wood-Fired Cooking Tips; Recipes: Wood Fired Ribeye Steak and “Drunken Monkey Love” Dessert

Feb 28, 2023

We are excited to bring you the latest edition of the Wood Fired Newsletter. It is filled with lots of warm food and fun ideas for the cooler months of winter. This….   Read More


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