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If you search the internet for “get started with charcoal cooking,” you will most likely be overwhelmed. It seems that everyone has their opinion about how to grill “properly” with charcoal. Yes, you can hone the craft for decades, but with basic knowledge and tools, you can elevate your grilling game to epic levels quite easily.
Ooni, the portable pizza oven giant, has just unveiled their new pizza oven Kickstarter campaign. They are calling it “Karu,” which we are told is the Finnish word for “rugged.” The Ooni Karu is a smaller, lighter oven than its bigger wood and charcoal-burning sibling – the Ooni Pro. And, with about $80k pledged just hours into the campaign, the question posed in the title of this article seems to have an answer already.
With modern conveniences these days, many people are left wondering how to cook with wood. They understand the concept, but what practical ways are there for using wood as a fuel source in cooking? Continue reading “How to Cook with Wood”
Cedar plank Salmon is one of those summer-time treats that really shines in the Ooni Pro (formerly the Uuni Pro). We love cooking with wood as a fuel, but using a cedar plank as a cooking surface is something else. In this cook, we used lump charcoal so we could easily get the oven up to speed fast. Be sure to check out the video, but read on for more details.Continue reading “Cedar Plank Salmon on the Ooni Pro (Uuni Pro)”
So what kinds of wood fuel do we cook with? This is a natural question that comes to us when we sings the praises of cooking with wood. There are a number of factors to consider when cooking with wood and its various permutations. That’s because there are many kinds of wood fuels to choose from. Pellets, charcoal, lump charcoal, wood chunks… where do you start? In this article, we’ll review the pros and cons of utilizing some of these natural sources of wood fuel. Continue reading “What Kinds of Wood Fuel Do We Cook With?”
Wood has been used as a cooking fuel for millenia. This was particularly true among ancient peoples who did not have the whole spectrum of gas and electric cooking options we have today. However, cooking with wood has made a recent comeback, because many people are discovering that it imbues the food with extra flavor, while also creating a fun experience and providing health benefits over conventional cooking or grilling methods. In fact, you’re sure to find that cooking with wood is…Continue reading “The Benefits of Cooking with Wood”