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Re: New to Forum, Pizza, & Wood Fire Oven!
« Reply #50 on: December 04, 2012, 07:17:15 PM »
Looks beautiful! With your oven, I would say 3-4 hours is the optimal heat up time to get the dome well over 1000 and the floor in the 800's. What was your bake time on these pies?

John

John, I think it was around 500-600 degrees.  It was 70 some degrees today~ couldn't resist making more pies.  The dome was 800 degrees and hearth around 500-550 when I started baking the pies.  I can never start earlier than 1 pm...so I'm kind of rushed and don't wait for the higher temperatures of 800.  Is that the reason I'm not getting the leoparding that I see in other pizzas?

Looking forward to spring/summer with daylight savings.  I'm usually baking my last pie in the dark around 5.


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Re: New to Forum, Pizza, & Wood Fire Oven!
« Reply #51 on: December 04, 2012, 08:05:44 PM »
It appears to be working for you, beautiful pics, and I bet the pizzas and foccacia tasted as good as they look.

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Re: New to Forum, Pizza, & Wood Fire Oven!
« Reply #52 on: December 04, 2012, 08:23:33 PM »
John, I think it was around 500-600 degrees.  It was 70 some degrees today~ couldn't resist making more pies.  The dome was 800 degrees and hearth around 500-550 when I started baking the pies.  I can never start earlier than 1 pm...so I'm kind of rushed and don't wait for the higher temperatures of 800.  Is that the reason I'm not getting the leoparding that I see in other pizzas?

Looking forward to spring/summer with daylight savings.  I'm usually baking my last pie in the dark around 5.
Maybe one of the pros here could instruct you on how to fire your new oven just before bedtime the night before a pizza bake....the residual heat would give you a jump start the next day towards achieving the type of heat needed for the leoparding you have mentioned, no?
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Re: New to Forum, Pizza, & Wood Fire Oven!
« Reply #53 on: December 04, 2012, 09:08:11 PM »
A beautiful Copper top Oasis for sure !! Anxious to see your progress as you bake along !
John

Thanks, John.  The oven makes fixing family dinners~ FUN!  Except for the clean up. Got the oven for bread, but pizza making (outdoors) seems to offer a quicker gratification especially in the colder months.  :)

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Re: New to Forum, Pizza, & Wood Fire Oven!
« Reply #54 on: December 04, 2012, 09:13:14 PM »
Everything looks really really good so far. Keep up the good work!  :chef:


Thanks Ev! Really been enjoying the pizza making process...

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Re: New to Forum, Pizza, & Wood Fire Oven!
« Reply #55 on: December 04, 2012, 09:50:53 PM »
It appears to be working for you, beautiful pics, and I bet the pizzas and foccacia tasted as good as they look.

Thanks!  Slowly but surely...everyone seems to be enjoying the pizzas and focaccia.  I'm really enjoying the process... :chef:

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Re: New to Forum, Pizza, & Wood Fire Oven!
« Reply #56 on: September 26, 2013, 01:12:07 AM »
Hey Everyone,

I'm selling CopperTop in order to buy one with wheels (mobile)...any one interested, please pm me!  Also selling a 2007 Honda Fit - more worn than the oven, but just as sturdy.



 

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