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Chicago deep dish

SaturdayFatterdaySaturdayFatterday Posts: 464
edited July 2013 in EggHead Forum
Finally broke out the recipe @Carolina Q has shared for Chicago-style crust.  First attempt was a sausage, onion, black olive, spinach, and pepperoni pie.  Did it at 500* in a cast-iron skillet, elevated a few inches above a PS, legs down.  Took about 30 minutes, turned and foiled (because the top was charring a bit - might be because we used a sprinkling of mozzarella on top instead of the traditional parmesan/romano) halfway through.

Now, pics:

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The crust turned out perfectly; these pictures don't do it justice.  It was a perfect golden brown on the bottom.

My wife and I can vouch that this crust is pretty much identical to Lou Malnati's or Gino's East.  Thanks again, @Carolina Q!

[Northern] Virginia is for [meat] lovers.

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