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Pizza dough balls

AIM BBQAIM BBQ Posts: 25
edited 3:32PM in EggHead Forum
Not to mention any names don’t know if appropriate, but a large bulk member store based out of Arkansas sells pizza dough balls by the case. They sell them out of the section where they bake pizzas, $17.00 per case (20). Has anyone bought these or used these? The girl baking the pizzas said they thaw them, cover in extra virgin olive oil, roll, and let stand 2 hours and then bake them at 517 in their oven for 6 and half minutes.

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  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I have seen them at our local place like that.I've been tempted to try a case but have not so far.I think I'll give em a try.I did try a piece of their pizza,fresh outta the oven to test it.The crust was good but I did'nt care for the sauce.
  • Hungry JoeHungry Joe Posts: 1,234
    I look forward to another of your "I'm disappointed" pizza threads. :laugh:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    It could VERY WELL happen. :( This darn za has been my nemis!
  • AIM BBQAIM BBQ Posts: 25
    I thought the dough could be slightly modified with a few spices and herbs and cooked on at 650 for about 6-10 minutes. Might be a quick easy start for homemade pizza.
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,600
    I think you're right. :)
  • AIM BBQAIM BBQ Posts: 25
    I'll let you know. My wife wants pizza Saturday so I think I'll buy a case and bake a couple.
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Whole lot cheaper and more fulfilling to make your own and freeze them. They taste a lot better too.

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  • Do you freeze them before or after they rise?

    Thanks,
    Matt
    Denver
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Before.
  • AIM BBQAIM BBQ Posts: 25
    What is your recipe and process for your dough. Homemade pizza and on the egg is new to me so I kind of wanted to start off easy. I baked a premade pizza from this store a couple weeks ago and turned out pretty good. Obviously could be much better.
  • egger66egger66 Posts: 385
    How long can the dough stay frozen but still maintain good flavor/texture, etc.?
  • How long can dough stay in freezer?
    Large & MiniMax in Lexington, KY
  • crghc98crghc98 Posts: 1,006
    If you don't want to make your own try finding a local pizza shop where you like their crust...most will sell you a couple of dough balls at a relatively low price...especially if they know you are coming.

    When I worked at a shop we would only freeze dough when necessary and only for a few days at a time...someone with more experience will chime in I'm sure....but I would think a couple of months would be reasonable....just watch the moisture content
  • AngelaAngela Posts: 494
    But why freeze? It only takes pizza dough an hour or two to rise. Going to take that long, if not longer to defrost.
    Egging on two larges
  • crghc98crghc98 Posts: 1,006
    so you can make a large batch of dough at one time.
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    I let pizza dough balls ferment in the fridge and rise over a 4 day period or longer. The deeper flavors that are developed a re well worth the effort.
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    Rub the exterior of the ball with a good coating of olive oil and you should be able to keep it six months or longer. Probably much longer but I've never gone longer than that.
  • FidelFidel Posts: 10,172
    I have several recipes on the forum and in the recipe section. I mix it up all the time, don't really have one that I use regularly.
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