The Daily Bread

 Nonna Verena's Butterzopf - Swiss Züpfe - Baked in the Fontana Wood-fired Oven

Nonna Verena's Butterzopf - Swiss Züpfe

January 03, 2017

My precious Swiss mom has passed down the tradition of making this delicious Swiss Sunday Bread to me and my four siblings just as she learned it from her mother. It is unbelievably good when sliced and spread with butter, preserves, honey, Nutella, or your favorite topping.

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 Drunken Poached PEARS prepared in and on the Fontana Wood-fired Oven

Drunken Poached Pears

December 31, 2016

Drunken Poached Pears are a simple, delicious dessert drizzled with a tasty wine reduction perfect for any celebration. Simply combine firm pears, red wine, water, sugar and some spices, cook them in a Fontana wood-fired oven and you are ready to serve an elegant and wonderful dessert.

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 Beautiful APPLE ROSES baked in the Italian wood-fired pizza oven

Beautiful Apple Roses

December 07, 2016

Baked in the Italian made wood-fired pizza oven, Apple Roses are a simple, delicious and elegant treat sure to satisfy your family and guests. These little bite size "apple pies" will become a beautiful dessert, a brunch addition or a breakfast treat. Follow the simple steps to making Apple Roses.

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Macaroni and Cheese baked in the Fontana wood-fired oven

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

December 06, 2016

You can kiss the box goodbye because we’re going to learn how to make this classic Southern comfort food. Every family member and neighbor has their own take on the popular side. Today you will learn how to bake yet another mac & cheese variation on everyone’s familiar favorite.

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 Sicilian CAPONATA cooked on the Fontana Pizza e Cucina wood-fired stove top

Sicilian Caponata

November 30, 2016

This typical Sicilian dish is a perfect side for just about any meal. We’ve prepared this vegetarian dish prepared using the stovetop on Fontana’s latest model, the Pizza e Cucina. The dish can be served hot or cold, but most importantly remember to serve it with freshly baked bread.

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Vickye's SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE baked in the Fontana wood-fired oven

Vickye's Sweet Potato Casserole

November 29, 2016

A delicious Sweet Potato Casserole just in time for Thanksgiving and the holidays baked in the Fontana wood-fired oven. Graciously shared by our friend Vickye many years ago, this simple recipe has definitely become a traditional favorite and a great comfort food for our family and friends.

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 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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 Spaghetti with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Spaghetti with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

September 10, 2016

Cherry tomatoes roasted in the Fontana wood-fired pizza oven are not only delicious, but very easy to prepare. Simply drizzled with olive oil, sprinkled with salt and tossed with fresh garlic and basil, these roasted tomatoes will become a delicious new favorite when married with spaghetti. Here is the recipe. Who says that a pizza oven is only for Pizza?

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