ISBN: 9780967984698 Year Added to Catalog: 2012 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: Full-Color Throughout Dimensions: 7 x 10 Number of Pages: 100 Book Publisher: Hand Print Press Release Date: October 31, 2012 Web Product ID: 713
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Build Your Own Barrel Oven
A Guide for Making a Versatile, Efficient, and Easy to Use Wood-Fired Oven
"Max and Eva Edleson offer up this barrel oven as a marriage of native, natural materials with industrial "waste." The result is a beautiful and useful appliance that combines the appeal and advantages of wood fire with the quick heat of an American industrialized kitchen. 'What?! A wood-fired oven that can bake bread 20 minutes after you light the fire?' Yup. And it can be cheap, too, especially if you can do simple metal work yourself. And your kids can help you do the mud work. The more people get interested in wood-fired cooking, sustainability, and traditional ways of eating, the more important it is to have options, examples, and choices. Here's a great contribution for back-yard bakers serving family and friends, primitive out-back chefs cooking for large groups and gatherings, or a small, wood-fired business in need of a versatile oven. Good stuff!"
—Kiko Denzer, author, Build Your Own Earth Oven: A Low-Cost, Wood-Fired Mud Oven, Simple Sourdough Bread, Perfect Loaves
"Eva and Max Edleson are highly skilled both as builders and as bakers, but what really shines through in this book is their excellence as communicators. They clearly present varied methods and materials, with very helpful discussions of the pros and cons of each option. Other builders' voices really round out the presentation. This is a book that will likely inspire you to build your own oven, and make you feel like you have experienced mentors walking you step-by-step through the process."
—Sandor Ellix Katz, author of Wild Fermentation, The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved, and The Art of Fermentation