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Pizzas - My Best Results Yet

My goal has been to get as close to Napoletano style as possible on the BGE, and this was by far my best result (other than my first pure beginners luck cook).

I made homemade dough using the Same Day Dough recipe from Flour Water Salt Yeast. Setup was plate setter legs up, standard grid, frame from another grid, pizza stone. Cooked at 700-725 grid, and from the last reading I remembered to make with IR thermometer the pizza stone was 600+. Cook times were fairly quick, I didn't time it but I am guessing around 4-5 minutes.

Cooked two pies with no time in between, and both turned out equally well (slightly different nt toppings). Crust had a great yeasty flavor, some leoparding on bottom, and aside from one spot that extended off side of stone, nothing burned.

Next time I'll let the stone have a little longer to catch up to dome temperature, and maybe go 20 seconds longer on cook time.

The family raved about them, and I was pretty pleased. I think I'm finally on the right track.
LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,304
    =D> those look really good
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,172
    Looks great!!! Love the toppings!!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ...
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,609
    Wonderful looking pies!

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • nice. Great looking pies

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  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790

    Bravisssimoooooo!!!

     

     

    =D>
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  • Randy1Randy1 Posts: 373
    Feels good when you get it right. It appears you did!
    Benton,Arkansas
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  • texaswigtexaswig Posts: 773
    Those look killer.
    Scott
    Greenville ,Tx

    Xl bge with woo2 and ajustable rack
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