Great care is necessary to prevent the heaps from becoming too hot, in which case the clay becomes baked into hard lumps of brick-like material which cannot be broken up. With careful management, however, the clay dries and bakes, becoming slowly converted into lumps which readily crumble into a fine powder, in which state it is spread over and worked into the land at the rate of 40 loads per acre.
The sand-hills are not inherently infertile; the soil never bakes, is always receptive of moisture, absorbing water like a sponge and holding it well.
In a dry state it becomes hard and bakes to a brick.
Jeppy's bakes its pizzas in an authentic brick stone oven and offers whole pies, pizza by the slice, calzones, baked pastas, Strombolis, and more.
Every December, Chef Eric Gillish bakes over 250 gingerbread houses and hosts a decorating event during weekends for $35 a house.
The restaurant sources its ingredients from local farms and bakes its desserts and bread in house.