Top 5 Books for Outdoor Wood-fired Oven Enthusiasts

Owning an outdoor pizza oven is a lot of fun, but mastering your oven comes with a lot of practice. Being oven enthusiasts ourselves, Oveneer staffs have compiled out top 5 favorite books for outdoor oven owners to brush up the skills and make use of your ovens to the fullest.

 #5 - From the Wood-Fired Oven: New and Traditional Techniques for Cooking and Baking with Fire

Wood-Fired Oven: New and Traditional Techniques for Cooking and Baking with Fire Kindle EditionWritten by Richard Miscovich, this book covers many recipes, techniques and tutorials created specifically for wood fire oven, and is a recommended book by many outdoor oven lovers. It touches on many of the basics as well as advances of utilizing your outdoor wood-fire oven such as drying herbs with your oven or the mechanism of wood-fired ovens.
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication Date: September 30, 2013

#4 - The Bread Builders: Hearth Loaves and Masonry Ovens

 The Bread Builders: Hearth Loaves and Masonry OvensNot a pizza book, but definitely a must for bread lovers among wood-fired oven owners. The author is not only an experienced cook but also a great teacher. The book is filled with details which are both very entertaining and educational. The book also cover advanced techniques and knowledge behind each and every part of bread making.
Paperback: 250 pages
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Publication Date: July 1, 1999

#3 - The Essential Wood-fired Pizza Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques From My Wood Fired Oven

The Essential Wood Fired Pizza Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques From My Wood Fired OvenIf you want to bake great pizzas in a wood-fired oven, this is the book for you. With just enough images to get you excited about your success, the book goes into great details on every components of a great pizza - kinda like a textbook on pizzas. There are many pizza recipe books out there, but not too many focus on using wood-fired ovens to make pizza; therefore, we recommend this one to our fellow outdoor oven lovers.
Paperback: 242 pages
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: February 23, 2016

#2 - Wood-fired Cooking: Techniques and Recipes for the Grill, Backyard Oven, Fireplace, and Campfire

Wood-Fired Cooking: Techniques and Recipes for the Grill, Backyard Oven, Fireplace, and CampfireThis is a great book for outdoor oven owners. This book includes more than 100 recipes for wood-fired oven cooking. The author covers usage of tools, selection of wood and cooking techniques. Most importantly, the great number of recipes allows oven owners of all skill levels to enjoy the book.
Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publication Date: February 17, 2009

#1 - Wood-fired Oven Cookbook: 70 recipes for incredible stone-baked pizzas and breads, roasts, cakes and desserts, all specially devised for the outdoor oven and illustrated in over 400 photographs

Wood-Fired Oven Cookbook: 70 recipes for incredible stone-baked pizzas and breads, roasts, cakes and desserts, all specially devised for the outdoor oven and illustrated in over 400 photographsThis is by far the best recipe/introduction books for outdoor oven owners. This book not only covers the basics of pizzas and bread but also other baked delicacy such as desserts and cakes. It has instructions on using your oven like starting and controlling the fire in pictures - very useful for beginners and anyone who wants to brush up the knowledge.
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Publication Date: May 16, 2012

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