Pizza Perfection: Everything You Need Know (cont'd)

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Looking to create perfect pizza and baked goods on the grill? There are many pizza stones, and the best modern ones are made from a special heat absorbing refractory type material called cordierite. Among our favorites is the Pizzacraft 15-inch square Thermabond Baking and Pizza Stone, creating even heat for baking. read more
Beautiful pizza oven with a dome oven on for heavy legs with a shelf on the bottom. A chimney comes from the dome top. The oven is on an outdoor patio with shrubbery in the background.
Alfa Pizza's 5 Minuti is so named for the ability to heat up quickly, although Alfa recommends you give it 15 minutes before cooking. Metal pizza ovens are known to heat up quickly in contrast to the traditional refractory ovens made with clay or modern refractory material. read more
Cream colored igloo shaped pizza oven on a patio with a wall and trees in the background. It is placed on a metal stand with a lower shelf that is loaded with fire wood. A wood fire burns inside the oven.
This model includes the refractory wood oven and chimney, metal stand, clay chimney cap, CD ROM for instruction, and a steel door with built-in thermometer. Built-in dial thermometers are inaccurate. Forno Bravo recommends getting an Infrared Gun Thermometer for an accurate reading of the floor and dome temps. read more
Beautiful clay pizza oven with arched top and tall steel chimney placed on a terra cotta tile patio with scenic landscape in the background. Wood burns inside the oven.
Fontana considers The Forno Toscano Margherita Wood Fired Pizza Oven to be their signature product. Instead of bricks or cast refractory material, Fontana uses heavily insulated steel construction which heats up faster than refractory ovens, but cools off faster as well. It has a food grade stone floor. read more
Large black upright cabinet with three doors that are swung open to the left showing racks inside the upper and middle sections and a slide out tray in the bottom. The cabinet is in a room with white walls.
EcoQue's Wood Fired Pizza Oven and Smoker design is based on Fontana Forni's dual chamber pizza ovens that are made in Italy. The fire is built in the lower chamber and your food is baked and cooked in the upper chamber. EcoQue adds a second cook chamber which can be used for smoking and roasting. read more

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