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Pizza set up

Hello all
My family is waiting for a delicious pizza from the egg, but I just realized I don't know the proper set up for cooking pizza!
Do I put the plate setter legs up and put pizza stone on silver grate, or plate setter legs down and pizza stone on top of that???


  • Either way will work, legs up is easier on your gasket ! It seems to be better the higher you can get your pizza stone. And preheat the stone for at least a half hour before you put a pizza on it.
    Ova B.
    Fulton MO
  • Greeno55Greeno55 Posts: 621
    I do PS legs up with the grill on top, then 3- 2 1/2" fire bricks with the pizza stone on top to raise it in the dome a little. Cook it at 550°-600° giving at least 30 minutes for the temp to stabilize and to heat the stone evenly. I put the pizza on parchments for the first 5 minutes, then pull the parchment and rotate the pizza 180° for even cooking. Then check at 12-15 minutes until I think it's ready. Good luck, take out pizza will never be the same.
    LBGE (2012), MiniMax (2014), and too many Eggcessories to list.  - Sudbury, Ontario
  • Thanks everyone. The pizza was amazing! I made semi circle pizzas so I could do two different kinds at once. I baked at 650 for about 8 minutes with apple wood smoke.
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,688
    They look great! Great color!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • RaymontRaymont Posts: 463

    I'm a fan of leg setters down, feet then stone. Agree with recommendation that pizza stone must be pre-heated at least 30 minutes prior. I use a infared thermometer to get stone to minimum 500 degrees.



    Small & Large BGE

    Nashville, TN

  • @Raymont - my set-up as well... nice looking pie. SWMBO likes the bread style crust, great cook. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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