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Inside turned white

I did a pizza last night at 650 and today the inside looks chalky. Has this happened to anyone else?
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  • U_tardedU_tarded Posts: 1,242
    All you did was burn off the build up inside. No harm and you will see some people will intentionally do "clean" burns
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  • Thanks for the help
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,473
    The black stuff is creosote.  You burnt it off and it left white ash.
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  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 2,469
    An accidental clean burn! I need to do one myself.
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  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    I typically finish off my pizza cook with a clean burn...all the lump and everything go.  Clean out the ash afterwards.
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