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Two Pizza Success

CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,068
The last four or so pizzas weren't very good, but tonight cooked two and both turned out well. Two different doughs, similar toppings, cooked 500-525 dome for about 13 minutes. Still learning how to tell when done, but got these just about right.
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  • tech284tech284 Posts: 34
    Thank you for showing that last pic now I can tell what I have been doing wrong the feet on the plate setter need to be up and the grate between the pizza stone I will try it.
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  • onedbguruonedbguru Posts: 661
    What sauce do you use?  I use a homemade sauce that is so easy to make.  

    6 tblsp olive oil
    6 garlic cloves
    2 cans peeled plum tomatoes
    1/2 c water
    Salt to taste 
    Sugar to taste.

    in deep skillet cook crushed (not minced) garlic until golden brown in 3tblsp EVOO . Next pour in tomatoes and cook on medium for 10 minutes. Then crush/mash the tomatoes (I use a potato masher) and cook 10 minutes adding remaining EVOO. water and salt to taste. Depending on tomato taste, you may need to add a bit of sugar to knock down the acidity.  You can also add some Italian seasoning to taste.   Total time, maybe 25 minutes including prep time, but MY GOODNESS, the taste is awesome.  

    I use this for meatballs where you cook the meatballs in the sauce... Great food.

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  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,068
    @onedbguru - I haven't tried making my own sauce yet, I'll try that soon. I brushed dough with EVOO, added pasta sauce, grated fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, artichoke hearts, and fresh sliced tomatoes.
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Looks great to me! One of my favorite things to make on the egg! 
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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 2,931
    Looks fantastic to me!!
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  • CozmoCozmo Posts: 20
    Looks good.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,948
    Pizza cooking only gets better.  Nice job.
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