How hot can it get in a wood fired oven?

If you are burning quality, seasoned hardwood the temperatures in a wood fired oven can exceed 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. This is too hot for most foods, however. You will find that pizzas cook best around 850-900 degrees, meats at 600 degrees, and other dishes around 500 degrees Fahrenheit. As you use your wood fired oven, you will learn to know what the right temperature is for different foods.

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