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Pizza setup

Can anyone tell me the setup for a pizza? I have AR, pizza stone, plate setter, spider, 13" stone...
XL BGE; CyberQ Wifi; Adjustable Rig, Woo2 Green Bay, Wisconsin
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  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 926
    edited June 2013
    I use plate setter legs up, standard grid,, second grid, stone. Use whatever you have to get stone as high in done as you can.
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
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  • calracefancalracefan Posts: 481
    If you have a large, I use the spider w/ stone, A/R with a grid as high as it will go, with the pizza stone on top of it. Get the egg to about 500 F stable , let everything heat for 20-30 minutes. Start baking pizzas. DO NOT FORGET TO BURP YOUR EGG AT THESE TEMPERATURE ! Be Safe !
    Should cook in about 7-8 minutes, might want to rotate it half way through.
    Ova B.
    Fulton MO
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,675
    On my large, I use a platesetter, legs down, three terracotta planter feet, a mini woo and a 14" stone. For standard pies, about 450-500°. Works great! You need to raise the stone, but be careful of going too high. The higher you go, the closer the edge of the pizza stone will be to the inside of the dome. Too close and it will cut off air flow. I tried it about 1 1/2" higher than the pic below once - never again.

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    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

    "Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." Bourdain
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  • TexanOfTheNorthTexanOfTheNorth Posts: 2,750
    +1 with @cparktx
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  • KruegsKruegs Posts: 124
    Any tips for transferring uncooked pie to preheated stone?
    XL BGE; CyberQ Wifi; Adjustable Rig, Woo2 Green Bay, Wisconsin
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,675
    Build the pie on a wooden or aluminum pizza peel, first sprinkled with semolina or cornmeal (so it'll slide off easily). You can also use the underside of a sheet pan or cookie sheet if you have no peel. Some build the pie on a piece of parchment paper and just put the whole thing on the stone. Then, yank the parchment out after a couple of minutes.
    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

    "Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." Bourdain
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  • KruegsKruegs Posts: 124
    Thanks Everyone! Looks okay for a first time effort!
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    XL BGE; CyberQ Wifi; Adjustable Rig, Woo2 Green Bay, Wisconsin
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  • eddieproeddiepro Posts: 42
    Very cool!
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  • njlnjl Posts: 785
    Cheat.  Build the pizza on parchment paper, pull the parchment onto a flat baking sheet, move to egg, pull off baking sheet onto heated stone.  Cook your pizza on the parchment on the stone.  When done, pull the parchment with pizza on it back onto a flat baking sheet.
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  • grege345grege345 Posts: 2,695
    I made pizza today and I used platesetter legs down and put pizza stone up on 1/2 inch nuts. I had better luck with no platesetter raised grate and stone. I'll go back to doing that
    LBGE& SBGE———————————————•———————– Pennsylvania / poconos
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  • grege345grege345 Posts: 2,695
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    LBGE& SBGE———————————————•———————– Pennsylvania / poconos
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  • Melhill3Melhill3 Posts: 35
    Plate setter legs up reg grill, grill basket then pizza stone.  I would love to get this higher in the domeimage
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  • Melhill3Melhill3 Posts: 35
    finished pizza that bit overhanging the front edge burned a bunch so I put it in the back for the finished photo.


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  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,706
    Kruegs said:
    Any tips for transferring uncooked pie to preheated stone?
    No need for anything special, just flour on the peel.  I rub my wooden peel with flour and place the dough on.  Dress the dough up the way you like it while on the peel.  Have toppings/sauce ready so it doesn't take forever.  Shake the peel occasionally as you add stuff.  It will slide off easily onto your preheated stone and won't stick to the peel or the stone.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,149
    Melhill3 said:
    Plate setter legs up reg grill, grill basket then pizza stone.  I would love to get this higher in the domeimage
    I do it this way, but use an upside down Woo instead of the basket.
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

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  • finsterfinster Posts: 124
    If you flour your peel well and work quickly, it wont stick.  When pie is ready to go and you are standing in front of egg, pick up small side of pie by handle and blow small air bubble under dough.  Be careful.  Place peel on back edge on stone and shimmy it smoothly toward yourself.
    MBGE in Charleston

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  • jimreed777jimreed777 Posts: 280
    My new go to setup for perfect pies...

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