Off the Chart with Mary Karlin

How difficult is it to convert normal recipes for wood-fired cooking? It is not difficult to convert using conventional recipes in a wood-fired environment. The important component is managing the oven – it’s the heat environment you have to be concerned about. It takes practice and understanding direct vs. indirect – cooking in a wood-fired vs. conventional oven – there are techniques you have to learn. It’s not something you may know from cooking with on-demand appliances in your kitchen. I want people...

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Project Gray

The Gray Family wanted to create an outdoor living space for their vacation home nestled in the Pocono Mountains on Bear Creek Lake in Pennsylvania. They envisioned a design concept and worked with a builder and stone mason on the project. Building the Experience Christina Gray says she and her husband talked about creating an outdoor living space for years. They did a lot of research – especially when it came to the pizza oven. They wanted to keep “everything Made in the USA, and CBO was definitely...

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“Fire Up the Good Life” with Steven Raichlen

“Fire Up the Good Life” with Steven Raichlen

Watch the world-famous BBQ expert Steven Raichlen turn a whole chicken into a fire-roasted sensation using a wood burning brick oven from Chicago Brick Oven. Click here to see how.

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Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

We’re certain you’ll be as excited as we are about the new lineup of wood burning brick ovens and outdoor entertainment units coming your way soon from CBO/Harmony Outdoor Living. In addition to four new predesigned brick ovens, there’s a stunning combination oven/fireplace unit and a spectacular outdoor kitchen that incorporates a wood burning brick oven, fireplace, gas grill and more! All of these new modular units are faced with beautiful, tumbled Brussels dimensional stone and are sure to make your...

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The Cordova by Harmony

The Cordova by Harmony

A new brick oven installed in less than an hour? YES! Chicago Brick Oven and Harmony Outdoor Living have teamed up to create a beautiful wood-fired brick oven that installs quickly and easily to save you time and labor cost and get you up and cookin’ in no time. Your new brick oven arrives as two, predesigned modular components ready to be set into place — the oven and a convenient wood storage box that elevates the oven to an ideal cooking level. Most installations take less than an hour; some in only about...

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Wild Game Night

Wild Game Night

If you’re looking for a party idea that none of your friends have likely ever tried, invite them to a play-on-words, Wild Game Night. Feature brick-oven pizza with wild boar sausage, roast venison, buffalo, pheasant, or other wild game. Then after dinner, set up tables of four or six with different board games and continue the fun.

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Thanksgiving Taste Treat

Thanksgiving Taste Treat

This Thanksgiving, serve your family and friends the tastiest turkey they’ve ever eaten — one that’s baked in your wood–fired brick oven! Start off the festivities by heating up your oven and making some pre–dinner pizzas. When the flames die down, put in the turkey — dressed and stuffed just the way you like it — and close the door. In a few hours, take the turkey out and watch your guests’ taste buds go wild! Round out your brick-oven Thanksgiving feast with Apple Cider Roasted Sweet Potatoes and...

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