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It’s almost football season, so we’re perfecting our favorite tailgating and homegating recipes! Whether you like hamburgers, wings, brats, ribs or something cooked with beer, we have everything you’ll need for the perfect tailgate party. We always like inviting friends to join our tailgates because the EGG is about community and having fun, so make sure if you’re inviting company you make extra - the food will be gone before you know it! Don't forget dessert, either!

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First Pizza On Baking Steel

So I not only made my first pizza on the baking steel, but I made my first pizza EVER. I got the dough and the sauce from Whole Foods. The lessons learned...Make the pizza a little bit thinner next time. Secondly, I need to put more cornmeal on the pizza peel to let the pizza slide off easier. Thirdly, I should not have used large pineapple chunks. They were very juicy and juice was collecting on the top of the pizza. I need to tryt o get the pie just a little bit higher in the dome. All in all, it turned out pretty good for my first pizza. Even SWMBO ate her entire half. (Hopefully not out of pity.). Btw, the bottom of the crust was absolutely perfect, just like all of the pictures of perfect crusts. The very top of the crust was just a tad doughy hence wanting to make the pizza flatter next time.
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Comments

  • Rick1Rick1 Posts: 77
    Good looking pizza for first time.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,148
    Nice pies. I would ask for some, but it doesn't sound like there is any left :)

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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,133
    Looks great, glad it turned out for ya.
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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