Penne alla Fiesolana with Peas

Penne alla Fiesolana with Peas

October 09, 2019

Today we will make Penne alla Fiesolana. Pasta is such a glorious food.  It truly is like a perfectly blank canvas from which you can create an infinite variety of delicious dishes.  Penne alla Fiesolana is just one of the many ways you can transform a simple pasta into a mouthwatering dish.  Combining cooked ham, heavy cream, some peas and Parmigiano Reggiano and voilà, you have a simple yet delicious primo prepared in no time at all.  No doubt it will become a family favorite. Let's get started.
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Rice Polpette

Rice Polpette

August 07, 2019

Do you ever have any leftovers and you don't know what to do with? No worries! Here is a quick way to make a delicious meal by repurposing leftover risotto and creating a delicious dish.  Simply add a few ingredients to the rice, roll each polpette in bread crumbs, place them in a preheated frying pan, and slide them into the Fontana Gas fired Oven. Now let the oven do its magic.  Remember, COOKING IS AN ART. Be creative and don't get stifled by a strict, exact recipe. BAKING IS A SCIENCE. It is here where you need to follow closer attention to details and more exact weight in order to have a predictable result. Today it is time to be creative. Let's get started and put leftovers to good use!
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Beer Chicken - Pollo alla Birra

Beer Chicken - Pollo alla Birra

July 31, 2019

Beer Chicken - Pollo alla Birra is truly a wonderful and very easy way to prepare a delicious and tender entree that will satisfy any palate.  Accompanied by a mouthwatering reduction, this SECONDO will most certainly become a much loved dish in your kitchen. The chicken will remain tender, full of flavor and just simply finger-licking good.  
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Braised Short Ribs - Costolette Brasate

Braised Short Ribs - Costolette Brasate

July 19, 2019

Braised short ribs are a rich and delicious secondo, an entree that will satisfy any meat lovers' palate. Baked in the wood-fired oven this dish will certainly become a favorite, elegant and delicious comfort food. So how do we prepare this recipe?
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Sugo di Spezzatino - Tuscan Chuck Roast Stew

Sugo di Spezzatino - Tuscan Chuck Roast Stew

June 21, 2019

There is nothing more comforting than a good sugo di spezzatino, a delicious, Tuscan Chuck Roast Stew. Perfect as a side dish but also mouthwatering when accompanied and tossed with fresh pasta all'uovo (egg noodles) such as pappardelle. Simply prepare a good soffritto, sear the meat, drench it in red wine and crushed tomatoes and slow cook the meat in the wood-fired oven. The result is pure comfort food. Let's get started. 
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Arista Farcita - Stuffed Pork Roast

Arista Farcita - Stuffed Pork Roast

June 07, 2019

Stuffed Pork Roast or Arista Farcita is a delicious and perfect dish to serve for festivities or a Sunday lunch with family and friends. Simply use a sharp knife to open the pork as if opening a book and fill it with sausage, asparagus and Parmigiano cheese. Roll it, tie it, and place it in the oven for the magic to happen. 
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Thai Red Curry Chicken

Thai Red Curry Chicken

May 23, 2019

Quickly put together, this most flavorful Thai Red Curry Chicken recipe will most certainly become a family favorite. Simply stir-fry the vegetables, and add the chicken to the red curry paste and coconut milk sauce. Allow the flavors to marry and in no time at all, these mouthwatering and colorful ingredients are ready to be poured over a helping of fluffy Jasmine rice. 
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Pork Roast with Potatoes

Pork Roast with Potatoes

May 08, 2019

There is just nothing better than a delicious, juicy and full of flavor pork Roast prepared to perfection in the wood-fired oven, accompanied by roasted young potatoes.

In Italy, Arista di maiale or maiale al forno con patate arrosto, is a classic, iconic Tuscan meal which is usually served as a Sunday meal.  Rubbed with fresh herbs and garlic and drizzled abundantly with olive oil, this flavorful dish is bound to become a favorite in any kitchen. 

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Chicken in Fricassea - Pollo in Fricassea

Chicken in Fricassea - Pollo in Fricassea

February 06, 2019

Pollo in Fricassea is a delicious and simple dish that brings us back to wonderful times in Italy around our friend, Patrizia's table. She always knew how to make meal time with family and friends a celebration. Pollo in fricassea is just one of those delicious comfort foods that remind us of serene times at home with those you love.
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Involtini di Cavolo Verza - Cabbage Rolls

Involtini di Cavolo Verza - Cabbage Rolls

January 24, 2019

Learn how we use the Fontana oven to bake a delicious Cabbage Involtini with sausage, celery, carrots, & onions. This is one of our favorites, maybe it will become one yours too!
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 Thanksgiving TURKEY baked in the Fontana Brick Oven

Thanksgiving Turkey

November 23, 2016

We have prepared and baked a delicious turkey just in time for Thanksgiving. This turkey was baked to perfection in the Gusto wood-fired oven. The possibilities with this Italian made Fontana Gusto wood-fired oven are countless and the result is always delicious.

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sausage and bratwurst

Let's Transform the Pizza Oven into a Grill

May 31, 2016

Why not transform the wood-fired oven into a perfect grill for sausage and bratwurst? Creating a roaring fire inside the oven does not limit you to only baking pizza; on the contrary, we are excited to explore, test and present to you the limitless culinary options these amazing wood-fired ovens have to offer.

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