Beautiful Outdoor Ovens
There’s nothing quite like the joy of outdoor cooking—you get to enjoy the weather and the pleasure of being in your garden while still preparing a meal. When most of us think of outdoor cooking, the first thing that pops into our minds is grilling, but there’s another great way to cook outdoors that’s even more versatile than a grill. Fontana Forni USA outdoor ovens are becoming more and more popular as people learn how much can be done in a wood-fired oven.
Pizzas, meats, breads, casseroles and more… everything you cook in an indoor oven can be cooked outside in a wood fire oven. And now these handy tools can be designed to fit in perfectly with your home and garden, transforming your outdoor space. And unlike grills, you can enjoy your outdoor oven even in winter.
Outdoor ovens come in all different shapes and sizes. From simple adobe structures to elaborate stone ovens, there are hundreds of ways to design the perfect oven. And for those who prefer versatility, there are stunning outdoor ovens that can be moved from place to place made out of terra cotta, brick, copper, cast iron and more. Brick, stone, concrete—rounded or square—there are options for everyone.
Building a beautiful outdoor kitchen
Sure, it’s never going to replace your indoor kitchen. But you can build outdoor kitchens with all the amenities: fridge, counter space, grill and an outdoor oven. Pick a stone or brick that matches or complements your home. Use the stone around the oven, the grill and to support the countertops.
You’re going to want to make sure you build an outdoor oven that’s large enough for your needs. Talk with an outdoor oven professional to get an idea of what size oven you need. The larger your family and the more frequently you plan to entertain, the larger an oven you’ll need. If you are planning to build one, it’s a good rule of thumb to make it a little bigger than you’ll think you need it to be—after all, it’s difficult to modify it once it’s in place!
When designing an outdoor kitchen, think of everything you would ideally like to have in an outdoor living space. Why not set up a fireplace with a wood fired oven next to it? You get the beauty and comfort of a fireplace plus the practical nature of an oven. Your yard will become another room of your house.…