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Brick bread oven

Does anyone know of any good backyard bread oven plans? I have read all types of reviews for different oven looking for any experience with them.. 

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The book Bread Builders is really good if you want to build your own wood fire oven, plus it's a great reference for learning how to make sourdough hearth breads in general.
 
Mugnaini sells pre-fab inserts that you then build a structure around or hire someone to do so. This is the oven that I have at Stella and it is amazing.

Forno Bravo also sells kits and I think they have blue prints too. What makes their website really fun though is their great forum that is packed with avid wood fire oven owners.
 
 

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I highly recommend the Forno Bravo also. I don't have a pizza oven yet but found them to be a good community and a great supplier.
 
Check out the book section of their store.  They offer many e-books free (or with a $10 charitable donation as an option) -- wood-fire cookbooks as well as a "how to build a Forno Bravo oven" construction manual.

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p.s.  An important decision is on the usage of such an oven... which drives the style... and the building costs... and the operational costs... and heat management techniques.
 
Basically (and probably too simplistically):
 
bread and/or high volume leads one toward barrel/vault design
 
pizza and/or shorter amount of time and/or lower volume for heating up the oven drives toward dome design.

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Anyone have any experience of this bread?

It was very popular in the past. I recall, it was very moist, had a rich though delicate, dense texture and was very slightly sweet.

(Addition. I've also just remembered. The crust was firm but not crunchy and the loaf itself was quite heavy, perhaps equvalent to what you might expect two to weigh.)

It could be eaten without any butter at all, but was amazing with a good quality one.

I know it was made with whole meal flour (ie wheat germ) and included some malt syrup and milk.

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I found the Anova users manual lacking of information of really how to control the display locally.

Here is my users manual.Amount of press times on the display are approximate times.

Changing between F & C
Hold the PLAY Button for about 6-8 seconds
To change again, press the PLAY in for about for 6-8 seconds to switch

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Hey everyone! I wil be attending this event called Culinary Pop up Series, and it sounds that its gonna be fantastic!

"Join us each Thursday evening in August for the pop-up culinary creations of some Baltimore’s best and brightest cooks. As always, admission is free, food and beer are pay-as-you-go. Its gonna be poppin!"

Im a big fan of cooking myself so Im pretty excited, Ill keep you posted! smiley

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I just bought a flat of tri-tip from Costco, who sell both the full Tri-tip, and a tri-tip that has been cut into "New York Strip" style steaks, which is what I bought. I was thinking that i should use the time / temperature that you have listed for skirt steak (56c & 4-8 hours). Do you think this is a viable assumption? These tri-tip "steaks" have marbling that I've not seen on Tri-tip before, which makes me think "less temp". So I'm kinda confused about things temperature that i should use with these "tri-tip steaks". Any suggestions?

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Any good information on methods and rationale of seasoning cooking pans?

 

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