The Daily Bread

 Fresh CRANBERRY SAUCE prepared on the Fontana Pizza e Cucina stove top

Fresh Cranberry Sauce for Thanksgiving

November 23, 2016

Today on the Fontana Pizza e Cucina wood-fired Oven, we have prepared a delicious Cranberry Sauce perfect for Thanksgiving and the Holidays. Fresh cranberries, a little cinnamon, sugar and orange zest, plus an awesome wood-fired oven, and voilá; a perfect cranberry sauce in no time at all.

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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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Delicious Thanksgiving Stuffing

Delicious Thanksgiving Stuffing

November 23, 2016

What is a Thanksgiving Feast without a delicious bread stuffing? Today we will prepare my husband's famous and delicious stuffing baked to perfection inside the Fontana wood-fired oven. All agree that this is always a big hit when feasting around the table with family and friends.

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Dee's Corn Pudding Casserole

Dee's Corn Pudding Casserole

November 21, 2016

Our dear friend, Dee shared this family favorite recipe for Corn Pudding Casserole. This custard like dish is prepared quickly using eggs, corn, a little sugar, vanilla, flour, & butter. Then it is slow baked the old-fashioned way in the oven. Let’s learn exactly how to prepare this delicious fall treat.

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Cherry Tomato BRUSCHETTA prepared in the Fontana wood-fired oven

Cherry Tomato BRUSCHETTA prepared in the Fontana wood-fired oven

September 16, 2016

In the Fontana wood-fired oven we prepare roasted cherry tomato bruschetta, a delicious and simple appetizer. Simply slice some French baguettes, drizzle each with olive oil and top them with oven roasted cherry tomatoes. Delicious with the addition of Feta cheese right before you serve.

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 Roasted, Blackened Bell Peppers in the wood-fired oven

Roasted, Blackened Bell Peppers in the wood-fired oven

August 31, 2016

Roasted, blackened bell peppers are easily prepared in the wood-fired oven and are perfect for the preparation of many delicious dishes. 

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 Triple Berry Scones in the Wood-fired Oven

Triple Berry Scones in the Wood-fired Oven

August 02, 2016

Nothing compares to the aroma that permeates the air when Triple Berry Scones are baked in the Fontana wood-fired oven. Complemented by the marriage of raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, these scones are delicious and irresistible any time of the day.

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 Cherry Scones

Cherry Scones with Dark Chocolate baked in the Wood-fired Oven

July 13, 2016

Baked directly inside the Italian wood-fired oven, nothing compares to hot, buttery SCONES. Fresh cherries and dark chocolate complement and complete this delicious treat to be served for any occasion.

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Cathead Biscuits

Delicious Fluffy Cathead Biscuits

June 06, 2016

Southern biscuits were exactly what I was craving when I found this enticing recipe on Epicurious. Curiosity took the best of me when I discovered they used buttermilk powder instead of liquid buttermilk; therefore, I was instantly intrigued by the process. Who knew there was such a thing as buttermilk powder?

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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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Blooming Cheesy Stuffed Bread

Blooming Cheesy Stuffed Bread

April 19, 2016

Looking for an easy and delicious appetizer that satisfies all ages? Here it is!  The ingredients are few and the steps are simple. Blooming Cheesy Stuffed Bread is sure to become a favorite with family and friends. There is no doubt that you will be proud to serve this finger-licking snack to anyone who steps into your kitchen. We have wanted to bake this appetizer in the Fontana wood-fired oven for some time, and the result was an immediate hit. Here are just a few simple steps showing you how to prepare this delicious crowd-pleaser.

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Leftover pasta

Leftover Pasta? Simply bake it in the Wood-fired Oven

April 15, 2016

While working on a photo shoot for grilling Sausage and Bratwurst in the wood-fired oven, we decided to also place some leftover pasta in a cast iron skillet. This morning we also stretched fresh mozzarella from curds, and it was the right decision to top the penne with delicious slices of delicious cheese. Everything was topped with a good drizzle of olive oil and a dusting of hot pepper.  The skillet was pushed into the hot oven for the magic to happen.  Just a short while later a simple and delicious lunch was placed on the table and everyone was satisfied.  Grilled sausage, baked pasta, a few slices of schiacciata, a salad, and the meal was complete.

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