Monday, March 28, 2011

Log Cabin Chronicles

A friend just mailed me a link to this website, and I wanted to share it with you. I found the oven described to be very interesting because it apparently bakes decent bread and yet it's an oven that I would never build. Aside from the complexity of the construction, lack of insulation and overly large oven opening, the oven does work. I guess it's really pretty hard to achieve a failure. 
Don't agonize over your oven design. Build a small oven first, and if you make it out of mud, then it won't cost very much. You could always tear it down and build another if it doesn't please you.  

Log Cabin Chronicles
bread oven
Jane Goyette tending her 25-loaf wood-fired bread oven
at Hogwallow Farm in Fool's Hollow, Quebec

How To Build
a Wood-Fired Oven
& Start a Home Bakery

Being a Tried & True Method
of Dealing With the Reality
of Getting Together our Daily Bread
(and Having Some Extra Loaves to Sell)