Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to the week of the Blackstone Outdoor Pizza Oven! All week long we are going to be exploring the ins and outs of this awesome mid-sized, propane fired backyard pizza cooker and boy am I excited! Not only does the oven offer the ability to cook at near 1000 degree temperatures, but it also has a nifty rotating pizza stone at it’s base which solves the problem of even heat distribution in a unique and ingenious way. I’ll be running this oven through it’s paces and reporting back to you all week with the results. Stay tuned for all the fun with this Blackstone outdoor pizza oven!
Wait, The Stone Rotates?
Right? Yep – there are two pizza stones inside this guy. One of them is in a fixed position above the pizza, and the other is kept in constant motion below the pizza. This solves many problems, but mostly it serves to address the problem that many pizza cookers ovens and grills have: uneven cooking. So even though the flame from the burner down below the stones is off center, the stone’s rotation makes sure it is heated completely evenly… or so Blackstone says! Check back in later this week as we discover how accurate this claim is.
What Size Pizzas Can You Bake?
The Blackstone pizza oven can accommodate pies up to 16 inches in diameter, which makes this backyard pizza oven a good choice if you’re looking to bake pizzas in sizes larger than personal. In fact many pizza stones on amazon come in at 14″x 16″, so it’s safe to say that whatever size pizza you’re trying to bake indoors in your kitchen, you’ll be able to do the very same thing here in the Blackstone. Definitely an advantage over a smaller pizza oven that would require you to make smaller pies.
What Makes The Outdoor Pizza Oven Go?
The rotating pizza stone is powered by a simple electrical motor which can run on either D batteries or the included electrical plug. I suppose if you are going to keep the oven far away from the house, you are traveling with it, or you just don’t have electrical access outside your house, the battery option is a real bonus. Me personally, I think I’ll stick to the electrical plug, but I’m happy to know that when friends and family want me to bring this oven to their next picnic I’ll be able to pop in some batteries and go. Definitely a nice touch!
Check Out The Blackstone Outdoor Pizza Oven in Action
Coming up this Wednesday
I unbox the Blackstone Pizza Oven, set it up, and fire it for the first time. Stay tuned and check back in soon for the next installment in Blackstone Pizza Oven week! Then on Friday, I run the oven through it’s paces, cook a few pizzas, and give you all the details on what I find. If you’d like to check out the Blackstone Pizza Oven further, check it out on Amazon.com. There’s a lot of great reviews there and the oven ships free!
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