There’s a growing trend in the world of home improvement: Creating backyard living spaces that are ideal for entertaining. In the scope of that trend, outdoor pizza ovens are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s easy to see why. If you enjoy cooking, entertaining and spending time outside, you should consider the benefits of a backyard pizza oven.
A backyard pizza oven can serve as the centerpiece of an outdoor living space. Outdoor living spaces add useable square footage to your home. They give you a place to gather with and entertain your family and friends. You can have one installed on an attractive patio, or you can integrate it into a larger outdoor kitchen, which can range from simple grills and storage cabinets to a combination of grill tops, stove tops, refrigerators, countertops and seating spaces. And outdoor kitchens generally cost less to install than enclosed living spaces.
Have fun cooking.
An outdoor pizza oven can add a sense of fun to making your summer meals. It can be more enjoyable to cook outdoors than to fire up the stove on a hot day, and kids will enjoy helping prepare food in an outdoor cooking space. Outdoor pizza parties are great fun: Provide mini crusts and an assortment of toppings, and let guests create their own pizza combinations!
Find a use for your garden veggies.
If you are a gardener, you likely search for uses for your tomatoes, peppers, spinach and zucchini when you are harvesting at full capacity. With a backyard pizza oven, you can take vegetables straight from your garden to your patio cooking space. Food doesn’t get fresher than that!
Cook more than pizza.
They may be called “pizza ovens,” but these high-heat outdoor ovens are by no means mono-taskers. Pizza ovens can be used to cook all sorts of dishes, including meats, vegetables, breads, desserts and more! A quick search can turn up many meals worth of recipes for your backyard pizza oven.
Increase your home’s appeal.
As we said, outdoor living spaces, including outdoor kitchens, are a major trend right now. If you likely will be selling your home in the future, an outdoor living space anchored by a backyard pizza oven can help you home stand out to buyers. Outdoor living spaces allow homeowners to enjoy their yards more, and they add a great deal of style and interest to your backyard space.
If you are interested in seeing how a backyard pizza oven would fit into your backyard or into your existing outdoor living space, call FireSide Hearth & Home for more information! We enjoy creating enjoyable outdoor living spaces and installing outdoor appliances, including fire pits, grills, outdoor kitchens and backyard pizza ovens.